CentER is a world-class research institute that draws on the academic expertise of some of the most outstanding minds in the field of economics and business.

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Why Choose Tilburg?

You will perform research in a challenging and inspiring working environment. You will be surrounded by senior academics with outstanding international reputations. As for numbers, we currently employ 360 academic staff, including 100 professors. The professional culture of our staff can best be described as informal, stimulating, quality-focused, and society driven.

You will have plenty to choose from. Our programs cover a broad range of fields, including: accounting, econometrics, economics, finance, information management, marketing, operations research, and organization & strategy.

You will learn from the best. The quality of our research is considered among the best, as shown by various recent evaluations and rankings:

  • EconTop Economics research ranking: no. 24 worldwide, no. 4 in Europe, no. 1 in the Netherlands.
  • UT Dallas Business research ranking: no. 41 worldwide, no. 3 in Europe, no. 1 in the Netherlands.
  • Quanu Research Review: on Quality all programs score 5.0 or 4.5 on a 1-to-5 scale.

Additionally, we have established many connections with other universities and companies all over the world.

Moreover, our School is located on the beautiful, compact and green campus of Tilburg University.