Meet staff and students of the MSc Track in Tax Economics

Christophe Spaenjers, Assistant Professor at HEC Paris

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Alumnus Research Master in Business, specialization Finance

"I got a top-quality graduate education, I interacted with world-class researchers on a daily basis, I could attend a weekly seminar series, I went abroad for research visits and conferences with the support of CentER, etc. All these things contributed enormously to the first steps of my academic career."

Dr. B.C.G. (Bart) Dierynck, Education Coordinator: Accounting

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Associate Professor

We train our students in applying state-of-the-art research techniques to address research questions that advance contemporaneous accounting research. Our faculty are at the forefront of their research area and work closely together with their students. Our research master and PhD-programs are very well-recognized, which is reflected by the excellent placements of our students.

Dr. Marco Da Rin, Education Coordinator: Finance

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"In the Finance PhD programme we train ambitious academics that will contribute to advance the frontiers of finance research. Our faculty includes scholars at the top of their fields, and our students are from many different countries. Faculty/student interaction is among the highest among competing programmes, and our placements reflect this."


Dr. Barbara Deleersnyder, Education Coordinator, Marketing

Barbara Deleersnyder

"The program trains you in applying advanced marketing theories and methods to marketing problems of companies. Teaching is led by academics that are at the forefront of their fields. You will be part of a select group of finest students from all over the world."

Prof. dr. P.E.M. (Peter) Borm, Education Coordinator: Operations Research

Peter Borm Full Professor of Mathematics and Game Theory

"The Research Master’s specialization in Operations Research prepares students for the PhD programs in fields such as operations management or optimization techniques."

Mario Schijven, Assistant Professor of Management at Texas A&M University

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Alumnus Research Master in Business, specialization Organization & Strategy

"Our schedule wasn’t booked up with all kinds of activities, exams, and the like. Instead, once we had finished our coursework, I feel we had almost complete freedom. That is, we truly had the time to “live” our research without being distracted by too many other things."

Prof. dr. T. (Tal) Simons, Education Coordinator: Organization & Strategy

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Professor of Organization

"TiSEM’s department of Organization and Strategy is a vibrant and internationally diverse department. Its members are drawn from leading universities in North America, Asia and Europe and have a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications."

Prof. mr. Eric Kemmeren, Education Coordinator: Tax Economics

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"The Research Master Business, Track Tax Economics is tailor-made for those students who want to do cutting-edge research in respect business economics-based fundamental theories of taxation and have the ambition to continue afterwards with a PhD study on the crossing of taxation and business economics."

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