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Research and PhD

After the Master's programme, you may wish to pursue an academic career at a university. In this case, you will have to write a PhD thesis. Obtaining a PhD involves 4 years of research and teaching at a university. Doctoral positions are prestigious and highly sought after, so an intensive application process is involved.

Research Master's programme

The best way to prepare for a career in academia is to complete a Research Master's programme before you commence with your PhD. The Research Master's in Economics, Finance and Econometrics is offered by the Tinbergen Institute. It offers you admission to a doctoral programme at the UvA or another university.