Fulltime PhD in Business

CentER Graduate School at Tilburg School of Economics and Management offers an international 4 year fulltime PhD program in Business to candidates interested in becoming the next generation of talented researchers at top universities and organizations around the world. The School offers a vibrant atmosphere for learning and conducting research under supervision of leading professors in the various areas of business and management.

PhD students become paid employees at the School and have full access to the state-of-the-art research facilities, financial and other relevant databases, extensive weekly seminar options, opportunities for conference visits and international research visits, and a challenging course program. A dedicated job placement committee of senior staff prepares our PhD candidates to find a suitable (academic) position after successful completion of the PhD program. Most of our PhD graduates continue their career at renowned universities and institutions.

The PhD in Business offers 6 tracks:

The PhD in Business program is open to candidates who have recently finished a Master’s of Science or MPhil/Research Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Econometrics or other relevant field, who possess strong quantitative skills, and who enjoy analyzing complex research questions in a chosen field of specialization.

Midcareer professional looking for a part-time PhD?

Check out the Professional PhD program

Apart from the fulltime PhD program, CentER Graduate School also offers mid-career professionals with at least five years of work experience the possibility to pursue a part-time Professional PhD program in combination with their current job position.