General description
Economic research at Tilburg University is coordinated through CentER, which is an integral part of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management and covers all research areas in economics and business. Research is spread over eight research groups. The Graduate School offers a full-fledged five-year PhD Programs in Business and in Economics, incorporating course work and dissertation work. CentER Applied Research is the centre for market-oriented made-to-measure products. 

CentER focuses on fundamental research although societal embedded research is encouraged as well. Societal developments and societal questions are an inspiration to our scholars translating research topics to society.

CentER’s goal is to be an innovative research institute in Economics and Business where excellent research can develop and prosper. In this fashion, CentER aims to stay at the European top-3 level and to reach a world top-20 level in both economics and business. According to the Tilburg University Top 100 of Economics Schools Research Ranking, launched in 2009, Tilburg University ranked 3rd in Europe. According to the University of Texas Dallas Top 100 Business Schools Research Rankings Tilburg University is also ranked 3rd in Europe.

For more Information
Prof.dr. Reyer Gerlagh
Department of Economics
Tilburg University
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands
phone: +31-13-466 26 28
fax: +31-13-466 30 42
mail (Department of Economics)