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Tilburg University

Tilburg University


Tilburg University


University type
Research University
Degrees offered
Bachelor, Master, PhD
Accredited by
Netherlands Government
QS Ranking
TH Ranking
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University description

Tilburg University is a comprehensive research university that focuses on Economics, Management, Law, Social Sciences, Humanities and Theology. The university aims to promote a broad social awareness among its students and researchers. Education and research are performed for the benefit and advancement of knowledge relating to societal issues.

Tilburg offers over 60 English taught bachelor and master programs that meet the highest international standards. Students are being introduced to the latest scientific insights. Personal attention and the development of independent ideation are key aspects of education at Tilburg. This ensures that Tilburg students are perfectly equipped for the world of business or science.

Tilburg University is also known for its international orientation: students from 85 countries currently study there, which makes the campus literally a ‘global village’ of diversity. It also has an extensive network of partner schools around the world. Studying at Tilburg means being part of an international community with global study opportunities. Partners include: Universidad Catholica (Argentina), La Trobe and Monash University (Australia), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), USP (Brazil), Peking Uni (China), Humboldt Berlin, Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore, India), ITESM (Mexico), NUS (Singapore), and many more top schools.

Tilburg University in the 2017 University Rankings

Tilburg was voted best specialist university in the Netherlands for five consecutive years: 2007-2011. Tilburg School of Economics and Management was ranked number 1 in the Netherlands according to Elsevier’s Higher Education Review in 2009. Its Law School ranked 1st in the Top International Law Schools  according to the Social Science Research Network. Tilburg School of Humanities was ranked 48th in the Times Higher Education Ranking in 2010.

QS World Life Sciences and Medicine Ranking 2017
Position of Tilburg University in the Discipline Rankings
Psychology Ranking: 101 - 150

QS World Social Sciences, Economics and Management Ranking 2017
Position of Tilburg University in the Discipline Rankings
Statistics and Operational Research Ranking: 51 - 100
Sociology Ranking: 51 - 100
Economics Ranking: 51 - 100
Accounting and Finance Ranking: 51 - 100

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Tilburg University Scholarships

Students have a choice of a number of scholarships they can apply for. Scholarships include:

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Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg School of Humanities, Tilburg School of Law, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg School of Theology

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