Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Understanding the sociology and psychology of human actions

Department of Organization Studies

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Welcome at the department of Organization Studies


The Department of Organization Studies studies organizations from a relational perspective. The focus is on networks and relations as well as processes of cooperation, coordination and control within and between organization. The department has a strong emphasis on theory driven empirical research and teaching rooted in the social and behavioral sciences. Organizational sociology and organizational psychology are the disciplinary pillars of the research and education programs of the department.

Part of the research is embedded in the interdisciplinary Center of Innovation Research, CIR (in collaboration with the Tilburg School of Economics and Management). The department offers Bachelor and Master's programs in Organization Studies, including a track in a Research Master and a Bachelor program Global Management of Social Issues

The staff of the department encompasses researchers and lecturers from several European countries.