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Amsterdam-Rotterdam Consortium for Graduate Education (ARC)

The Tinbergen Institute research master program is governed by the Amsterdam-Rotterdam Consortium for Graduate Education (ARC). ARC is the umbrella organization for all graduate (PhD) education of the Schools of Economics and Econometrics of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). 

Members of the Supervisory Board of ARC

Professor H.G. van Dissel, Dean Amsterdam School of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam
Professor F. van der Duijn Schouten, Dean Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University
Professor A. van Witteloostuijn, Dean School of Business and Economics, VU Amsterdam

Advisory Boards


ARC Board 

The ARC Board supervises the day-to-day business and has one member: Professor E.J. Bartelsman. 

Research Council

The Research Council is comprised of the leaders in the research fields within the TI Research Institute. 

Admission Board

The Admission Board is in charge of student admissions and the allocation of scholarships. 

Contact the Admission Board 

Educational Board

The Educational Board consists of six members. Three members are from the teaching staff and three members are students in the research master program. The Educational Board issues advice, both solicited and unsolicited, to the Director of Graduate Studies on all matters concerning the educational program, with the objective of maintaining or improving the quality of the program.

Members of the Educational Board

Bas van der Klaauw (Chair)
Thomas Buser
Sebastian Gryglewicz
Francesco Capozza
Julius Ilciukas
Amar Soebhag

Examination Board

The main duty of the Examination Board is to supervise all aspects of the quality assurance of the examinations and to determine whether a student fulfils the conditions for obtaining the degree, as defined in the Academic and Examination Regulations. The Examination Board decides on any student requests for exemptions and deviations from the program. 

Members of the Examination Board

Pieter Gautier (Chair)
Dick van Dijk
Daniël Drittij
Arthur Schram

Send an email to the Examination Board

Student Council

The Student Council is an independent student body that both informs and advises students, and organizes regular social events. For composition and agenda, look here