Tilburg University

Netherlands

Public

Tilburg University

Tilburg, Netherlands

Public

60-70%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

51:49

Male: Female Ratio

60-70%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

51:49

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1927, as the Roomsch Katholieke Handelshoogeschool (Roman Catholic Business School), Tilburg University is a government-aided university that aims to provide world-class academic education with a combination of traditional and contemporary programs. The university aims to impart perceptive knowledge, professional skills, and furnishing personal development. Tilburg University strives to help its students become academic experts in their fields with the guidance of well-experienced professionals and mentors constituting the faculty of the university. The University has excellent cooperation with MindLabs and the Jheronimus Academy of Data Sciences (JADS). It also has academic affiliations with the European Universities Association (EUA), AACSB and VSNU. According to the National Student Survey, Tilburg University was ranked as the best general university in the Netherlands consequently in the year 2015, 2016 and 2017. It is also ranked in the top 50 worldwide in Law, Business & Economics, and Psychology in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2022. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Tilburg University offers various Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in distinct fields of Law, Business & Economics, Humanities, Social Science, and Digital Science. Virtual Open Week Bachelor’s and Master’s programs are also provided. Its motto is to encourage and challenge students by providing innovative and excellent quality programs and an internationally acquainted research and teaching system. The university comprises five schools: Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Tilburg School of Economics and Management,  Tilburg School of Theology, Tilburg Law School, and Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The School of Economics and Management of Tilburg University has been certified by the most prominent Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Tilburg University is categorized into five research institutes that are in collaboration with 11 interdisciplinary research centres and graduate institutions. The faculty consists of experienced teachers who mentor students in conducting scientific research which enables them to acquire significant and logical thinking skills. The campus comprises lecture rooms, libraries and research labs, university hospital, offices, sports centre, accommodations for student organizations, guest house, cafés and cafeterias, supermarket and bookshop

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Tilburg University tailors classes with a lesser number of students in each class in order to facilitate teachers to give individual attention to students, ensure active participation and conduct supervision sessions. Tilburg University offers great assistance and a nurturing environment to the students to help them recognize their professional interests and aspire for their ideal future careers. Students get an opportunity to develop a beneficial relationship with the business world and other organizations through timely organized lectures, seminars, topical projects and events. The Career Centre of Tilburg University assists students to develop a strong, completely identifiable professional profile for the business market which increases their chances to find placements in reputed companies. Tilburg University has a compact and vibrant campus with cutting-edge study facilities. 60% of their publications in 2020 are published with open access to share our knowledge with the world. The University has a rich network of 78,000+ alumni worldwide. Notable alumni from Tilburg University include, Attje Kuiken (Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands), Ralph Hammers (CEO of UBS), Nicole Gubbels (University Teacher), and Amit Goyal (Innovator).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Students from 130+ nationalities attend Tilburg University and create a vibrant international community on the campus. The University has over 8,900 international alumni worldwide. Tilburg University cultivates its culture of inclusivity, cooperation and co-creation – locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Students are encouraged to strengthen intercultural skills by spending an exchange semester abroad at one of Tilburg's 200+ partner universities spanning the globe. Further, inside and outside the classroom, innovation and interaction is nurtured and celebrated. The top companies to hire graduates from Tilburg University include but are not limited to Rabobank, Deloitte, ASML, PwC and Google. 

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1927, as the Roomsch Katholieke Handelshoogeschool (Roman Catholic Business School), Tilburg University is a government-aided university that aims to provide world-class academic education with a combination of traditional and contemporary programs. The university aims to impart perceptive knowledge, professional skills, and furnishing personal development. Tilburg University strives to help its students become academic experts in their fields with the guidance of well-experienced professionals and mentors constituting the faculty of the university. The University has excellent cooperation with MindLabs and the Jheronimus Academy of Data Sciences (JADS). It also has academic affiliations with the European Universities Association (EUA), AACSB and VSNU. According to the National Student Survey, Tilburg University was ranked as the best general university in the Netherlands consequently in the year 2015, 2016 and 2017. It is also ranked in the top 50 worldwide in Law, Business & Economics, and Psychology in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2022. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Tilburg University offers various Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in distinct fields of Law, Business & Economics, Humanities, Social Science, and Digital Science. Virtual Open Week Bachelor’s and Master’s programs are also provided. Its motto is to encourage and challenge students by providing innovative and excellent quality programs and an internationally acquainted research and teaching system. The university comprises five schools: Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Tilburg School of Economics and Management,  Tilburg School of Theology, Tilburg Law School, and Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The School of Economics and Management of Tilburg University has been certified by the most prominent Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Tilburg University is categorized into five research institutes that are in collaboration with 11 interdisciplinary research centres and graduate institutions. The faculty consists of experienced teachers who mentor students in conducting scientific research which enables them to acquire significant and logical thinking skills. The campus comprises lecture rooms, libraries and research labs, university hospital, offices, sports centre, accommodations for student organizations, guest house, cafés and cafeterias, supermarket and bookshop

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Tilburg University tailors classes with a lesser number of students in each class in order to facilitate teachers to give individual attention to students, ensure active participation and conduct supervision sessions. Tilburg University offers great assistance and a nurturing environment to the students to help them recognize their professional interests and aspire for their ideal future careers. Students get an opportunity to develop a beneficial relationship with the business world and other organizations through timely organized lectures, seminars, topical projects and events. The Career Centre of Tilburg University assists students to develop a strong, completely identifiable professional profile for the business market which increases their chances to find placements in reputed companies. Tilburg University has a compact and vibrant campus with cutting-edge study facilities. 60% of their publications in 2020 are published with open access to share our knowledge with the world. The University has a rich network of 78,000+ alumni worldwide. Notable alumni from Tilburg University include, Attje Kuiken (Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands), Ralph Hammers (CEO of UBS), Nicole Gubbels (University Teacher), and Amit Goyal (Innovator).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Students from 130+ nationalities attend Tilburg University and create a vibrant international community on the campus. The University has over 8,900 international alumni worldwide. Tilburg University cultivates its culture of inclusivity, cooperation and co-creation – locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Students are encouraged to strengthen intercultural skills by spending an exchange semester abroad at one of Tilburg's 200+ partner universities spanning the globe. Further, inside and outside the classroom, innovation and interaction is nurtured and celebrated. The top companies to hire graduates from Tilburg University include but are not limited to Rabobank, Deloitte, ASML, PwC and Google. 

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International Students %

19%

International Students %

19%

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

468

Global Ranking

USN-2021

371

Global Ranking

QS-2021

201 - 250

Global Ranking

Times-2022

356

Global Ranking

QS-2022

201-250

Global Ranking

Times-2021

601-700

Global Ranking

Shanghai-2021

537

Global Ranking

USN-2022

468

Global Ranking

USN-2021

371

Global Ranking

QS-2021

201 - 250

Global Ranking

Times-2022

356

Global Ranking

QS-2022

201-250

Global Ranking

Times-2021

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Scholarships

It is provided to international students outside the €european Economic Area in order to help them pursue their bachelors or masters in the Netherlands

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this scholarship you need to have a non-EEA nationality and you must be applying to a full time program at one of the participating Dutch institutions

Applicability

Submit Application

Holland Scholarship

Holland Scholarship

It is provided to international students outside the €european Economic Area in order to help them pursue their bachelors or masters in the Netherlands

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this scholarship you need to have a non-EEA nationality and you must be applying to a full time program at one of the participating Dutch institutions

Applicability

Submit Application

The JADS JMJ Scholarship is offered by the Sisters of the Society of Jesus Mary Joseph (JMJ), a Congregation founded by Rev.Fr. Mathias Wolff S.J in the 19th century, located in the Netherlands.

Eligibility

This Scholarship is intended for excellent international students from outside the EU/EEA area who want to pursue the Master Data Science and Entrepren€ship (Joint degree) at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS).

Applicability

Please provide the following application package (Pdf files) by email to the Admissions Office at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, no later than the April 15th, 2022. Email: AdmissionsMDSE@tilburguniversity.edu

The JADS JMJ Scholarship is offered by the Sisters of the Society of Jesus Mary Joseph (JMJ), a Congregation founded by Rev.Fr. Mathias Wolff S.J in the 19th century, located in the Netherlands.

Eligibility

This Scholarship is intended for excellent international students from outside the EU/EEA area who want to pursue the Master Data Science and Entrepren€ship (Joint degree) at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS).

Applicability

Please provide the following application package (Pdf files) by email to the Admissions Office at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, no later than the April 15th, 2022. Email: AdmissionsMDSE@tilburguniversity.edu

Tuition fee waiver for non-EU students admitted to one of Tilburg University's Research Masters.

Eligibility

Students with a non-EU/EEA nationality who completed a relevant Bachelor’s degree and who wish to enroll in one of the following Research Master’s programs at Tilburg University for the academic year 2021/2022: MSc Research Master in Economics ,MSc Research Master in Business ,MSc Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences ,MSc Research Master in Psychology: Individual Differences and Assessment and MA Research Master in Linguistics and Communication Sciences

Applicability

Students do not need to apply for this scholarship

Tuition fee waiver for non-EU students admitted to one of Tilburg University's Research Masters.

Eligibility

Students with a non-EU/EEA nationality who completed a relevant Bachelor’s degree and who wish to enroll in one of the following Research Master’s programs at Tilburg University for the academic year 2021/2022: MSc Research Master in Economics ,MSc Research Master in Business ,MSc Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences ,MSc Research Master in Psychology: Individual Differences and Assessment and MA Research Master in Linguistics and Communication Sciences

Applicability

Students do not need to apply for this scholarship

The Orange Tulip Scholarship program (OTS) gives talented students in India the opportunity to study in the Netherlands with a partial tuition fee waiver.

Eligibility

Be an Indian Student in a Master’s program at Tilburg University with a degree from a non-Dutch University with an average result of at least 80%

Applicability

Applicants must apply for the Orange Tulip Scholarship (India) via NESO India by April 1, 2022.

The Orange Tulip Scholarship program (OTS) gives talented students in India the opportunity to study in the Netherlands with a partial tuition fee waiver.

Eligibility

Be an Indian Student in a Master’s program at Tilburg University with a degree from a non-Dutch University with an average result of at least 80%

Applicability

Applicants must apply for the Orange Tulip Scholarship (India) via NESO India by April 1, 2022.

It is offered to students who excel in their chosen field and wish to study abroad.

Eligibility

Applicants who want to pursue a full-time master’s, MPhil, or doctorate program.

Applicability

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through an online application available on the official website.

It is offered to students who excel in their chosen field and wish to study abroad.

Eligibility

Applicants who want to pursue a full-time master’s, MPhil, or doctorate program.

Applicability

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through an online application available on the official website.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Documents Required

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FAQs

The top companies to hire graduates from Tilburg University include but are not limited to Rabobank, Deloitte, ASML, PwC and Google.
The top companies to hire graduates from Tilburg University include but are not limited to Rabobank, Deloitte, ASML, PwC and Google.
The business programs of the School of Economics and Management have been accredited by the Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Tilburg University is therefore proud to be distinguished as one of the very select group of European institutions to acquire AACSB accreditation.
The business programs of the School of Economics and Management have been accredited by the Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Tilburg University is therefore proud to be distinguished as one of the very select group of European institutions to acquire AACSB accreditation.
The average cost of living while studying at Tilburg University is between €8,580-€14,580(₹7.21 Lakhs-₹12.25 Lakhs).
The average cost of living while studying at Tilburg University is between €8,580-€14,580(₹7.21 Lakhs-₹12.25 Lakhs).
No, Tilburg University does not own on-campus accommodation.
No, Tilburg University does not own on-campus accommodation.
The university has a lot of study space all over campus, which can be used by all students. One of those places is the university library. Here you will find quiet study places, group study places and places you can use with your own laptop as well as PCs with two large screens, which you can reserve.
The university has a lot of study space all over campus, which can be used by all students. One of those places is the university library. Here you will find quiet study places, group study places and places you can use with your own laptop as well as PCs with two large screens, which you can reserve.

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