About Tilburg University
Tilburg University contributes to solving social issues. We achieve this mainly
by developing and transferring knowledge and bringing together people from
various disciplines and organizations. Therefore we have invited companies,
organizations, government, and citizens to work together with us to develop new
insights and solutions which create value for society. We create this
innovation by conducting research, by learning, and by understanding.
Facts and Figures Education
Quality of education, social orientation, and a strong campus feeling form the basis of our education. Our green campus offers an attractive basis for fostering an international community where students and teachers can inspire and challenge each other and obtain knowledge.
The main themes in our Strategic plan 2014-2017 are:
- Understanding Society continues to be the mission
- Quality comes first
- Innovation according to a focused method
- Connections through networking
- Focused international cooperation
- One single, effective university
- All these choices concentrate on our core activities: research, education, and valorization.
Facts and Figures Research
Our research links up with existing, complex societal issue. They require an integral approach, involving various academic disciplines. Our disciplines of economics, law, catholic theology, social and behavioral sciences, and humanities contribute each in their own way to Understanding Society.
Facts and Figures Organization
Tilburg University’s highly qualified staff produce high-level quality. We stimulate connection and cross-disciplinary cooperation between people and teams and promote quality of leadership within an effective organization.