The research area of the School covers the field of economics (including development economics, spatial economics, and finance), econometrics (including operations research), and business administration (including accounting, marketing, management and organization, information and logistics).

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) seeks to combine high quality education with excellent research. It has several research groups with an outstanding international reputation. The School's research policies aim to further reinforce these high standards and to facilitate new talents. The website provides information about the School's research programmes and publications, and the graduate school that provides excellent training to PhD students.

Research Data Management Policy SBE

Good data stewardship is one of the prime responsibilities of a professional research organization.

Research Office

The SBE Research Office is your first contact for questions on research-related activities of the School of Business and Economics of VU Amsterdam.

Research output & assessments

An overview of our publications and downloadable research papers can be found here.

Research institutes and centers

Our researchers participate in several research institutes and centers.

Graduate School & PhD trajectory

Interested in a PhD position at our School? Please read further for information on the application procedure.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) - Individual Fellowship opportunities

The School invites proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action fellowships on one of its major research themes.