Master’s in Economic Development and Growth

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid | University of Groningen | Lund University | 2 years | 120 ECTS credits

How to apply

Application and admission is administrated by Universidad Carlos III Madrid and University of Groningen respectively depending on where you want to study your first year. To increase your chance of admission, you are welcome to apply to both universities.

Students admitted to the Master’s in Economic Development and Growth in either Madrid or Groningen who complete the first year and are selected for the second year, will automatically be admitted to Lund.

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The selection process will be based on the Bachelor Degree and study record, motivation letter, language skills, quality of home university, and a few other criteria. The committee will take all criteria into account in order to rank the applicants according to their merits.


Admitted, reserve and rejected students will be notified by by e-mail. In the notification letter you will find detailed information about the selection process to allow understanding and transparency of the process.

Rejected and reserve students have the right to object to the Committee’s decision and ask for a revision of your application. For that purpose you will have to appeal to the Selection Committee, explain your objections to the scores received and highlight the merits (academic, professional, other) that in your opinion qualify your application for a revision. The Selection Committee will notify its decision to either confirm or revise the appealing student’s scores and rank within 15 days from the appeal’s submission.