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Tilburg University was founded in 1927 in the south of the Netherlands. The university offers education to students with a total of 68 programs, 53 of which are in English. It is a well-established institution that hosts approximately 15000 to 2500 international students every year. Tilburg University's educational profile is unique in the Netherlands; It has provided it with the foundation of Knowledge, Skill, and Character. With these basic principles, students; aims to ensure that they are well equipped to further develop their skills, increase their knowledge and contribute to society.
Founded with the aim of helping citizens, serving and developing society, Tilburg University's founding father Martinus Cobbenhagen view was that those who want to understand society should be actively and consciously involved. This philosophy is still at the core of what the university wants to contribute. With the motto of “Understanding the Society”, it develops knowledge, transfers it to others, and brings people from different disciplines and organizations together with its more than 1500 employees. In this way, the university's focus areas are economics, business and entrepreneurship, social and behavioral sciences, law and public administration, humanities, and digital sciences, and theology, seeking to contribute to the solution of complex social problems.
Tilburg University has a green, compact campus in beautiful woodland surroundings. Almost all activities are concentrated here.
Lines of communication between students and staff are short. The campus has a modern library with state-of-the-art study and study space. There are cyber cafes, e-learning centers, and modern individual and group study spaces throughout the campus. There is the sustainably renovated Cobbenhagen building from 1962, a designated National Monument.
Tilburg University consists of 5 Schools. Tilburg University research is conducted in the Schools' graduate schools or in one of the many research institutes. These schools are as follows.
Tilburg School of Economics and Management is Europe's leading school for research and education in Business and Economics. The school offers a range of high-quality Bachelor's and Master's programs as well as a rigorous Research Master's and Doctorate program to approximately 7000 students.
The academic staff of the school is divided into departments. Additionally, the School promotes interdisciplinary research by partnering in interdisciplinary research centers and networks.
Tilburg Law School provides invaluable education and research in law and public administration. Tilburg Law School offers high-level national and international education and legal research. Tilburg Law School is rated 'Best International Law School' by the American Social Science Research Network among the highest. Tilburg University is ranked 28th worldwide for Law by Times Higher Education.
Based on an understanding of the sociology and psychology of human actions, the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences includes, in addition to the traditional disciplines of Psychology and Sociology, unique multidisciplinary research areas and research groups that take social issues as their starting point.
The school has a variety of Bachelor's and Master's programs. More than 4,500 students follow an undergraduate program. In its undergraduate and graduate programs, the School's international focus is evident. Offering four English-taught undergraduate programs and sixteen English-taught master's programs, Tilburg Social and Behavioral Sciences attracts students from all over the world.
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences uniquely focuses on people, the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, and their impact on communication, culture, and society in the context of a globalizing digital society. The school also works on emerging moral and existential challenges.
The school enjoys a strong position recognized both nationally and internationally. In national rankings, the Bachelor's and Master's programs are regularly rated excellent, as have recently been the Communications and Information Sciences program and the Cultural Studies program at Keuzeids.
Adopting the motto of "Belief in Thinking", this school works on the belief that faith and religion are no longer as prevalent in our society as they used to be, but remain relevant social factors.
The fees of these 5 schools belonging to Tilburg University are as follows:
Master's programs at Tilburg University faculties offer separate study opportunities within each department. The departments and fees for this wide range of work opportunities are as follows.
Tilburg University, which is located in the city of Tilburg and takes its name from the city, offers an active life to its students. Tilburg is one of the largest cities in the Netherlands and is home to more than 27,000 students.
the city of Tilburg; allows you to enjoy student life with its cafe and restaurant culture, history, art, music, festivals, and sports facilities it hosts. It is a short train ride from many cities and airports.
Living costs in Tilburg are more reasonable compared to Amsterdam. Accommodation costs are in the range of 5000-6500 Euros per year. Apart from accommodation, your food and beverage, insurance, training materials, and other personal expenses will be approximately 3500 Euros. We can say that your total annual living costs will be in the range of 8500-1000 Euros.
Tilburg University is characterized by a multidisciplinary, broad approach to all its educational programs. It also focuses on psychological and philosophical views with its social sciences programs, while in psychology programs it pays attention to perspectives from social sciences and philosophy. All programs are distinguished by a high-quality and intensive methodological learning line.
In addition, the University provides education in English in many departments. For this reason, Tilburg University hosts countless foreign students every year.
Tilburg University welcomes approximately 650 international exchange students each year. These students come to Tilburg under ERASMUS+ agreements and bilateral agreements with universities all over the world.
Students who are exchange partners of Tilburg University can apply for exchange at Tilburg University with the International Office of their university. Tilburg University does not offer a free relocation program for exchanges other than exchange agreements.
As an exchange student, tuition fees are not paid at Tilburg University. Instead, students continue to pay their regular fees to their institutions.
Dutch law requires all international students to be covered by appropriate health insurance during their stay in the Netherlands. In addition to health insurance, liability and travel insurance are recommended. Insurance is the responsibility of the students.