Understanding Society

Tilburg University is convinced that it can contribute to solving social issues by developing and transferring knowledge and bringing together people from various disciplines and organizations.

National rankings

The national rankings are about the results of all Dutch universities. There are three types of rankings in the Netherlands:

  • Elsevier Best programs in the Netherlands (Elsevier Beste Studies),
  • the Guide to choose a university in the Netherlands (Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs), and
  • the Guide to choose a Master's program in the Netherlands (Keuzegids Masters).
These are overall national rankings, assessing a university as a whole. The national rankings are categorized in overall rankings, Bachelor’s and Master’s rankings.

The overall national rankings

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Keuzegids Universiteiten 11 9 6 4 4
Keuzegids Masters 10 10 6 2 3
Elsevier Beste Studies 10 2 5 3

In addition, there are rankings for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs.