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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, fourteen Master’s, two Research Master's and two Teacher training programs to approximately 5600 students, and employs some 330 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.


  • 20 Oct 2016News

    TILEC Best Master Thesis prize 2015/2016 awarded
    TILEC awarded its Best Master Thesis prize for the academic year 2015/2016 on 23 September 2016, at the annual TILEC Retreat. Two theses – one in law and one in economics – were honored with the title ‘Best TILEC Master Thesis’. Read more

  • 07 Oct 2016News

    Aart de Zeeuw in Science
    In the most recent edition of Science (Oct. 7, 2016) features an article co-authored by Aart de Zeeuw: ‘Social norms as solutions. Policies may influence large-scale behavioral tipping’, by K. Nyborg et al. Read more

  • 04 Oct 2016Press release

    Green car taxes: Lower CO2 emissions
    PRESS RELEASE 3-10-2016 - 12% of the total CO2 emissions in the EU is caused by private cars. Therefore the EU pursues an active policy to reduce these CO2 emissions by means of green car taxes, stimulating the purchase of cleaner cars. Consumers react to higher taxes by trading their ‘polluting’ gasoline-powered vehicles for ‘cleaner’ (i.e., less CO2-emitting) diesel-powered cars. However, this will possibly lead to more particulate matter emissions. Read more