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.

Tilburg University Economics Ranking 2013-2017

As of today the new Tilburg University Economics Ranking is available. It covers publications during the timeframe 2013-2017. Our university is currently ranked at position 38 worldwide, and shared 14/15 in Europe.

We anticipated this decline in position due to the fact that several staff members left our school in 2014 and 2015. We are currently heavily investing in research and research staff, and expect to see an increase in the coming years. We invite you to visit the ranking’s website.
Here, you can find details of the journal list, methodology used, and the positions of other institutions. The database can also be searched by continent, by country, or per year.

The top 10 of the current ranking is as follows (last year's position is given in brackets)

1. (1) Harvard University (US)

2. (2) University of Chicago (US)

3. (3) Stanford University (US)

4. (5) London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)

5. (4) University of California, Berkeley (US)

6. (6) University of Pennsylvania (US) 

7. (7) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US)

8. (10) Columbia University (US)

9. (9) New York University (US)

10. (8) University of Oxford (UK)

      (11) Yale University (US)

We hope to continue publishing this ranking for many years to come. If you have any suggestions for us, or if you believe there is an error in the information provided, please contact us, at