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Ninety years ago, Tilburg University was founded. One of its central and characterizing ideas was that there should be a close connection between the academic world and society. This idea is still very much alive in the way Tilburg University teaches its students and conducts its research today.

Our 90th anniversary calls for a special celebration. From September through December of 2017, many events will be organized to mark the occasion. On this website, you can find an overview of these events.

The theme of our anniversary is: 90 years of connecting people and knowledge.

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Participate in the Tilburg University Photo Contest and win beautiful prizes, including a camera! E-mail your photo before October 1 to, with “photo contest” in the subject line.

You can now register for University's got Talent! When you are selected, you are invited to perform during the University's got Talent finals on Thursday November 16. Apply here!

Signing up is now also possible for the University Battle!

Upcoming Events

Anniversary Kick Off - The 90th anniversary commenced during the Opening Academic Year on September 4, 2017.

On Thursday September 28 (12:30 - 18:00 hrs) the second edition of the Education Bazaar will take place. This year’s theme is ‘Role Models with Character’. Apply here!

Are you interested in the various cultures of your fellow students? Visit the One-World-Day on October 26 (14:00 - 20:00 hrs) and learn more about each other's culture.

Spread the word!

Employees and students: if you like, you can add the following image to your email signature ( account) to ensure all your contacts know Tilburg University is celebrating its 90th anniversary!

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Lustrum Contact

Kim Ardon: 013 466 8986

Linda Parasiz: 013 466 3348