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.

Education Committees

Tilburg University is well-known for its highly rated economics and business programs. Therefore, the Tilburg School of Economics and Management is very keen on monitoring and maintaining the quality of its programs. Both employees and students serve in this Education Committee (EC).


The committees provide (un)solicited advice on the quality of education to the Academic Directors and the Vice-Dean Education (or Research for the research masters). The committees have the right of advice on the Teaching and Examination Regulations, and starting academic year 2017/2018 also the right of approval on a few articles. Input from the student members in this process is very important and is highly appreciated.

At least once a year, the Academic Directors and the Vice-Dean for Education (or Research for the research masters). attend the meeting. Students inform each other of what is happening within the program and discuss what needs to be put on the agenda. Both student members as well as academic staff have contact with the faculty council.

Governing boards and compensation

As a student member of the Education Committee, you can apply for a grant. Further information about this can be found here. Students also receive an attendance allowance of € 45 for each formal meeting they actively participated in.

Introduction and information for new members

During an information session, the task of the Education Committee will be explained, the relation with other stakeholders as well as what is expected from them.