Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Understanding the sociology and psychology of human actions

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences besides the traditional disciplines of Psychology and Sociology comprises also unique multidisciplinary research areas and research groups which take social issues as a starting point. Research Page

The School has varied range of Bachelor and Master programs. A characteristic of the TSB Education can be found under 'Education'. All educational programs are in the 'Overview Programs'.

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News

  • 02 Jul 2018News

    Three dissertations on removing obstacles for women entrepreneurs in Africa
    Three women PhD students finalized their dissertations on entrepreneurship in Ethiopia and will defend their theses on the 3rd of July. Their research was supported by the Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher Education (NUFFIC). 27 % of the female population in Sub-Saharan Africa is engaged in entrepreneurship and in some countries the percentage is at an equal level as men. Read more

  • 12 Jun 2018News

    Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB)
    Prof. Emiel Krahmer, Prof. Steffen Pauws (TSHD) and Prof. Jeroen Vermunt (TSB) received a large subsidy of € 457,000 from NWO for research into data-driven, joint decision-making for individual cancer patients. Read more

  • 31 May 2018News

    How to improve psychological science?
    Psychology is facing a 'replication crisis'. Many psychological findings could not be replicated in novel samples, which lead to the growing concern that many published findings are overly optimistic or even false. In her dissertation, Michèle Nuijten investigated potential indicators of problems in the published psychological literature and came up with some solutions. One suggested solution to this problem is sharing data. If we share data, or perhaps make data sharing compulsory, we create the opportunity to run analyses again. Read more