Research Master in Business: Management - Organization and Strategy track
Research in the Organization & Strategy covers areas of strategic management, international business, organization theory, entrepreneurship, and innovation from a variety of theoretical and empirical, methodological perspectives.
and #28 in Times Higher’s Subject Ranking for Economics & Business
Small classes, personal guidance and active involvement in our international research community
Excellent track-record in graduate placements at top universities worldwide
The Research Master in Business is a "Top rated program" in the Dutch Keuzegids Masters ranking 2018
Program and structure
The program is structured in two phases:
- a two-year Research Master (RM)
- and a three- to four-year PhD phase
The department’s RM/PhD students are taught by the department’s leading researchers in small, highly interactive context taking a variety of content and method courses aimed at providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge for conducting high level research. Through the attendance of departmental seminars, participation in departmental events and mentoring by faculty members the students are encouraged to integrate into the department. While supervision styles vary, our graduate students enjoy attentive supervision by committed department researchers. Further, graduate students are encouraged to spend a semester abroad at leading universities/departments relevant to their research projects and are assisted by our faculty members in securing such visits; Wharton, Cass school of business, and Yale business school are among the schools our graduate students have visited recently.
Research and publications
Our researchers draw on a variety of disciplines and theories, including transaction cost economics, organizational learning, and evolutionary economics, institutional theory, organizational ecology and social network analysis. We welcome and support inter-disciplinary and innovative approaches in research.
Our researchers’ work has recently been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Strategic Management Journal.
Our graduates have obtained academic positions in leading US, European, and Asian universities (e.g., Texas A&M, Singapore Management University) as well as consulting, and non-academic research jobs.
Students seeking a friendly yet challenging and robust research environment in which to pursue their academic training will find those at the Organization and Strategy department.
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.
Become an integral part of the Management department
We want our students to share the faculty’s passion for research.
- Students are an integral part of the Management department, benefiting from the many workshops, conferences, and visitors and overall lively, informal but intellectual culture.
- We encourage students to work together with faculty on their research ideas and students have easy access to all the department’s research resources.
The Research Master's track in Organization and Strategy in short
|Start||End of August|
|Duration||2 years (a reduction to 1 year of doctoral course work is possible for people with one or two MSc relevant degrees with excellent grades)|
|Title||Master of Science with a Master of Philosophy supplement|
|Tuition fee||Tuition Fees|
|Specifics||Specialized program to prepare for a PhD or for a professional career in an (international) research-based environment|
|More information||Graduate Officers: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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Open day Master's programs
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