Research institutes and themes

  • School of Business and Economics
    Today's challenges, tomorrow's solutions: the seven research themes of Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics aim to help build a better world through creative, collaborative and interdisciplinary scholarship.
  • Learning and Work
    In the office, the marketplace and among nations, cooperation and conflict play complex roles. Their many facets are the focus of the Conflict & Cooperation research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics.
  • Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bright ideas, fresh paths, new markets: these drivers of progress are the focus of the Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship research theme at Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics
  • Culture Ethics and Leadership
    Businesses' values, practices and societal impact are now in the spotlight. The Culture, Ethics and Leadership research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics takes a closer look.
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
    Our digital age is creating vast amounts of data; their opportunities and threats are the focus of the Data-Driven Decision-Making research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics
  • Human Decisions and Policy Design
    The societal impact of our individual choices - from breakfasts to pensions - are the focus of the Human Decisions and Policy Design research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics.
  • Learning and Work
    The changing world of work, education and skills are the focus of the Learning & Work research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics
  • Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market - ROA
    Focus on the acquisition & relative value of human capital over a given lifetime in relation to the dynamics of the labour market.
  • Sustainable Development
    Issues that have the potential to affect the lives of everyone on Earth: these are the focus of the Sustainable Development research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics
  • UNU-MERIT thumbnail image
    Explores the social, political, and economic factors that drive technological innovation, with a particular focus on creation, diffusion and access to knowledge. Includes the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG).