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School of Economics and Management

Tilburg University's largest School ranks amongst the top Schools in Europe due to its excellent quality in education and research which contributes to a better understanding of society.

School of Economics and Management

The Tilburg School of Economics and Management is the oldest and largest school of Tilburg University. It focuses on research and education in the fields of Business and Economics. Management and support are combined for both fields.

Currently, the School offers six Bachelor’s, ten pre-Master's, fourteen Master’s, two Research Master's and two Teacher training programs to approximately 6000 students, and employs some 350 academic staff members (280 FTE). Within its broad research palette, TiSEM emphasizes a variety of societally relevant topics, such as sustainability, innovation, entrepreneurship, market governance, and aging.


  • 09 Jan 2018News

    Smart Calling thanks to Data
    You’re in the middle of dinner, hard at work, just taking your kids to bed, or working up a sweat in the gym, and then your phone rings. It’s somebody calling you about your health insurance, an internet provider or energy supplier trying to get you to switch over to them. You’re thinking ‘Not now!’, and you try to end the conversation as quickly as possible. Recognize it? Tilburg University alumnus Olcay Yucekaya has come up with a solution. Read more

  • 06 Dec 2017News

    Victor H. Gonzalez: The Psychological Effects of Poverty
    PhD Defence, December 8

    What is the influence of psychological and social factors on the individual’s motivation to pursue economic outcomes? In his dissertation entitled On the Psychological Motives of Economic Performance, Victor H. Gonzalez studies how emotions and cognitive biases influence economic success and how social factors that are external to the individual, such as being in the state of poverty, affect this relationship. Read more

  • 04 Dec 2017News

    Jonathan Malagón on Central banking in Latin America
    External factors or monetary shocks are still the decisive factors of monetary policies in Latin America. ECB's Quantitative Easing policy is a strong example for this, argues Jonathan Malagón González, who held his PhD Defense on December 1st at Tilburg University. Read more