CentER Graduate School for Economics and Business

The CentER Graduate School offers various programs to graduates and professionals in the fields of business and economics.

By joining the Graduate School, you will join many others who have made CentER their academic home. Since its inception in 1992, over 540 CentER students have successfully completed their PhD studies.

At the Graduate School, we are here to help you find the right program.

PhD/Research Master's programs for graduates

CentER offers two graduate programs in business and economics. These five-year programs consist of a two-year Research Master’s program, followed by a three-year PhD program. After finishing your studies, you will be well prepared for an academic position at any top university in the world.

PhD Program for Professionals

Are you an experienced professional from the business, banking, or government sector? Are you looking for a new challenge in your professional career development? Then our PhD Program for Professionals may be just what you are looking for. Our program provides you with a framework that enables you to take doctoral courses and write a doctoral thesis on a part-time basis. In this way, CentER can help you achieve your professional ambition.

CentER PhD Candidate Handbook

The PhD candidate handbook is a guide that is meant to help you start your work at CentER and guide you through the process of becoming a PhD. Topics such as the PhD track itself will be covered and you will also find practical information in this guide such as information about the research facilities and employee benefits