General description
The CentER Graduate School is supported by a research-intensive Economics and Business Economics faculty, ranked third in Europe (click here for more information). You can either pursue a PhD in Business or a PhD in Economics. The PhD programmes in Business and Economics take three years in which you work on a PhD dissertation. In principal PhD students do not follow any courses, but fully focus on conducting research.
PhD's in The Netherlands are employees and therefore receive a salary. This wage starts at 2,042 euro per month, culminating to 2,612 per month in the fourth year. Moreover PhD students have a shared office space, teach classes and attend seminars.
After finishing your PhD we will assist you in trying to getting an academic position at one of the top universities in the world. You can also start working at for example research institutes, banks, or consultancy firms.

Tilburg University PhD Program