Universiteit Maastricht

School of Business and Economics


Why should you choose Business Research?

Why is a research programme the right choice for you? Because it provides hands-on experience both in the methodological framework needed to become an excellent researcher and the practical skills required to publish and review your academic work. The programme is tailor-made to allow students to focus on their interest areas and courses draw on the work of our best researchers, offering first class teaching at the forefront of the latest academic research. Our cooperation with top universities worldwide will allow you to dive into different specialisations and follow guest lectures by international experts. Grants and scholarships are available and PhD students will receive a salary.

Research Assistant Grant
To lighten the financial burden of studying as well as to facilitate the transition from research master’s student to PhD candidate, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics offers Research Assistant positions for which you may receive a grant. You can apply for a Research Assistant position (and the grant) prior to the start of the second year of your MSc Economic and Financial Research.

Business processes meet academic research skills
The courses offered are relevant, current and at the forefront of today’s research. That’s because they’re taught by top researchers in those fields. Many of Maastricht University’s researchers are internationally renowned. Different courses are also offered in conjunction with other top universities and you’ll even be exposed to researchers from international institutions. All of this means you’re getting the best learning experience out there.

The master's programme in Business Research is a 2-year, full time programme taught entirely in English. Graduates will receive a master's in Business Research.