Interested in PhD studies

The Faculty of Business and Economics attaches great importance to doctoral research. On average, 150 PhD students are active at the Faculty of Business & Economics in the various research groups, preparing dissertations within a wide range of economic areas of expertise. 

Our faculty provides an internationally oriented PhD track. About half of the doctoral students come from abroad. The PhD candidates write their thesis in English.

Detailed information on how to start a PhD track can be found on the website of the Antwerp Doctoral School. 

For specific questions regarding the phd track at the faculty of Business and Economics you can contact

Contact persons at the Faculty of Business and Economics 

Prof. dr. Marc Deloof
Chair of the Faculty Doctoral Committee

Mrs. Esmeralda Aerts
PhD administrative coordinator

Mr. Joeri Nys
PhD public defence administration