Research Masters and PhD programs

At the Tilburg University Graduate Schools, the combination of education and research creates a perfect learning and working environment for ambitious students.

Doctorate Board

The Doctorate Board is, among other things, responsible for the awarding of doctorates and the doctorate honoris causa, and for the general policies regarding PhD programs and the PhD regulations.

From each school the dean has a position in the Doctorate Board of Tilburg University, chaired by the Rector Magnificus.


Prof. dr. E.H.L. Aarts Rector Magnificus (chair)
Prof. dr. G.M. Duijsters Dean TiSEM
Prof. dr. G.A.C. Vervaeke Dean TLS
Prof. dr. A.J. Schuit Dean TSB
Prof. dr. B.R.H.M. Haverkort Dean TSHD
Prof. dr. M. Sarot Dean TST
Mw. J.J.T. Peeters, MSc Secretary

The Doctorate Board has conferred upon the Rector Magnificus the mandate to approve PhD applications.


Wayers, J.A.
Name J.A. (Jacqueline) Wayers
Division Facility Services
Managementsup Services - Schools
Position Secretaresse
Room C 13A
Phone +31 13 466 2230