24 months
2205 EUR/year
2205 EUR/year
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The Research Master in Business (Management - Information and Supply Chain) at Tilburg University covers two main areas: Management Information Systems (MIS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). In a nutshell MIS examines the management of people and technology in business. SCM concerns typically the management of the flow of goods and services in industries and in the public sectors.

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The Research Master in Business (Management - Information and Supply Chain) program at Tilburg University  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 a small, highly interactive context. Through a variety of content and mixed-method courses we aim to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct high level research. Through the attendance of departmental seminars, participation in departmental events and mentoring by faculty members, students are encouraged to integrate into the department.

While supervision styles vary, our graduate students enjoy attentive supervision by committed department researchers. In addition, graduate students are encouraged to participate in research projects conducted in close collaboration with companies, industries or governmental institutions.

Career perspectives

Our graduates have obtained academic positions in leading US, European, and Asian universities 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 Management department.

Programme Structure

The curriculum includes topics such as:

  • quantitative and empirical methods
  • digital transformation
  • computational social systems
  • cyber security
  • outsourcing
  • performance-based contracting
  • sustainability/sustainable SCM
  • buyer-supplier relationships
  • interorganizational supply chains and networks
  • principles of automation in decision-making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

When applying for admission to the Research Master's program in Business, you need to have completed / will complete before the end of the academic year:

  • An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree program in economics, econometrics or business studies or another relevant field that is deemed a quantitative equivalent to the previous education profile.
  • You have completed your previous degree with an excellent GPA (top 10% of your class).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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