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Master in Economics of Science and Innovation

This is an archive page for a previously offered program. Current applicants may be interested in the Economics of Public Policy Program.

Program Archive

The Economics of Science and Innovation Program ran from 2007-2012 and graduated five cohorts of students (a total of 68 students from 31 countries).

Master degree awarded to graduates

Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis awarded jointly by Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).

Language of instruction: English 
Program structure: one year, full time

Academic and professional background of program graduates

  • Graduates in economics, business administration, engineering, life sciences
  • Junior scientists with a professional orientation in science management
  • Aspiring PhD students looking for a solid master program in economics of science and innovation

Employer profiles

  • Technological research centers
  • R&D departments in companies
  • Public institutions
  • Innovation consulting firms

Employers of program alumni include:

  • Argentine Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Coca Cola Hellenic (Russia)
  • European Commission
  • Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Belgium)
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • OECD
  • Procter & Gamble
  • TATA Consultancy Services (Ecuador)
  • Trifermed Consulting
  • UAB Research Park

Skill set acquired by master graduates

  • Measure research results: expected output in a project and scientific impact
  • Assess the economic viability of research projects through cost-benefit analysis
  • Identify new business opportunities for R&D
  • Understand the patent system, advantages and disadvantages

To hire Economics of Science and Innovation graduates, please contact the Barcelona GSE Alumni Placement Office at placement@barcelonagse.eu

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Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona, Catalonia-Spain

Phone: +34 93 542 1222
Fax: +34 93 542 1223



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