What will I learn?

The research conducted within the HRM&OB research programme focuses on the human side of organizations: How can the motivation of and cooperation between employees of organizations be optimized to facilitate individual and team effectiveness positive attitudes, and well-being. The research programme comprises five interconnected research themes: teams, diversity, innovation, leadership, and ethical behavior.

Our program focuses on employee motivation and cooperation: How can motivation of and cooperation between workers be optimized to facilitate individual and team effectiveness in terms of high performance, positive attitudes, and well-being? The research program comprises several scientifically and societally relevant research themes that are strongly interconnected:

  • Leadership
  • Team effectiveness
  • Unethical behavior
  • Power and influence processes
  • Creativity and innovation

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Economics and Business

Study options

Full Time (3 - 4 years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

1 February 2021, 6 September 2021, 7 February 2022

Venue

University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5,

Groningen,

9712 CP, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Research Master degree or equivalent. Applicants with other research master degrees will be considered if sufficiently related to the research programme; Fluent in English (written and spoken).

For international students

General requirements for three-year positions (financed by the RUG)

  • Applicants must have a research Master degree or equivalent in Economics or Business.
  • Applicants with other research master degrees will be considered if sufficiently related to the research programme

General requirements for four-year positions (applicants with scholarships or own funding)

  • Applicants must have preferably a research master degree, but at least a master of science with a clear research profile.

Sufficient knowledge of English: a TOEFL score of at least 580-600 (paper), 237- 250 (computer) or 92-100 (internet), or a minimum score of 6.5 to 7.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System; overall; 6.5. for each section). Native speakers of English, and Dutch applicants with a VWO certificate, are exempt from this requirement.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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