What will I learn?

Research (RM/PhD) in the Information and Supply Chain Management (ISCM) track covers two main areas: Management Information Systems (MIS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). In a nutshell MIS examines the management of people and technology in business. SCM concerns typically the management of the flow of goods and services in industries and in the public sectors.

Most of our research is conducted in close relationship with companies, industries as well as governmental institutions. Our researchers’ work has been published in journals such as the Management Information System Quarterly (MISQ), Information & Management, Decision Support System, Information Systems, Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Journal of the Association of Information System, Journal of Supply Chain Management to name only a few.

Career perspectives

Our graduates have obtained academic positions in leading US, European, and Asian universities as well as consulting, and non-academic research jobs. Students seeking a friendly yet challenging and robust research environment in which to pursue their academic training will find those at the Management department.

Which department am I in?

School of Economics and Management

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
€14,600.00 (US$ 17,472) per year
Start date

Expected August 2021


Tilburg University

Warandelaan 2,



5037, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For international students

Educational background/diplomas

When applying for admission to the Research Master's program in Business or Economics, you need to have completed / will complete before the end of the academic year:

An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree program in economics, econometrics or business studies or another relevant field that is deemed a quantitative equivalent to the previous education profile.

You have completed your previous degree with an excellent GPA (top 10% of your class).

International diploma holders

If you hold an international university diploma, it is compulsory to submit your GRE General Test ór GMAT test score.
Applicants must belong to the 10% best test takers of either the quantitative part of the GRE, or the total score of the GMAT.
The test result must not be older than two years.

English language proficiency

An adequate knowledge of English is required, to be demonstrated with one of the following test results:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum of 7.0 overall and no components less than 6.5)
  • TOEFL (min. paper-based: 600, internet-based: 100)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) with a min. level of B
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)