Universiteit Maastricht

School of Business and Economics





Application Deadline

The application deadline for 2014 has passed. More information about the application procedure for 2015 will become available online in Fall 2014.

Application File
To apply for a PhD position, you must submit your:

  • application form;
  • CV;
  • motivation letter (which also includes details about your field of interest and research ideas to pursue in this field);
  • list of grades for master’s studies;
  • two letters of reference
  • TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge Proficiency Exam (compulsory for non-EU students (exemption if English is your native language or your Degree was entirely offered in the English language) and voluntary for EU-students);
  • GMAT/GRE test score (students who completed a Research Master's degree at one of the NVAO accredited universities are exempted from submitting a GMAT/GRE test score).

Research Programmes

All PhD candidates carry out their research within one of the six research areas that form the focus of GSBE's activities:


E-Mail: gsbe-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl  

Phone: +31 43 388 3668