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  • 21 May 2015Press release

    Statelessness looms ahead for displaced Syrian families
    In Lebanon where over one million Syrian refugees have escaped conflict, it is estimated that 36,000 children born to Syrian parents are at risk of becoming stateless. Their births have not been registered and as such they may face difficulties in proving their nationality. A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council and Tilburg University discusses the protection of displaced families by assuring that they retain their right to a nationality. Read more

  • 20 May 2015Press release

    Student satisfaction at Tilburg University rises sharply again
    Press release, May 21st 2015

    In 2015, student satisfaction at Tilburg University has increased for almost all aspects of the programs, compared to 2014. This is shown by the figures from the annual National Student Survey (NSE) over 2014-2015, published on Thursday. Satisfaction on the programs in general (on a scale of 1 to 5) increased from 4.00 in 2014 to 4.09 in 2015. This means that Tilburg University scores higher than the national average (4.04) and that, nationally, Tilburg University has risen among the universities from 6th position in 2014 to a shared third position in 2015.

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  • 20 May 2015Press release

    Prestigious Vidi grants awarded to three Tilburg University researchers
    Press release, may 20th 2015

    Three scientists from Tilburg University have received up to € 800,000 each to develop an innovative research line and build up their own research group over a period of five years. The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, NWO) has announced that these researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant under its Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (Vernieuwingsimpuls).

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  • 12 May 2015News

    Student athletes honored with Wall of Fame
    In the Sports Center, a Wall of Fame has been unveiled, honoring the achievements of Tilburg University student athletes. Read more

  • 08 May 2015Press release

    May 8: Conference Globalisation, Aging, Innovation and Care (GAIC)

  • 06 May 2015News

    Tilburg University students win National Finals L’Oréal Brandstorm
    Two Marketing Management students and a Marketing Research student from Tilburg University have won the Dutch National Finals of the L’Oréal Brandstorm 2015 competition, the prestigious international business competition of L’Oréal. Students Zuzana Kollarova, Natalie Nett, and Vera Ruesen, with their Team Voyage Visionnaire, will now head to Paris, to play the International Finals against 45 other countries on June 18th. Read more

  • 01 May 2015News

    Research of EU climate project ENTRACTE explained in animated short film
    ENTRACTE is a research project funded by the EU 7th Framework Programme to help prevent dangerous climate change. The project is carried out by a consortium including Tilburg Sustainabililty Center (TSC), a multidisciplinary research institute of Tilburg University. An animated short film has been made to provide the public with a better understanding of ENTRACTE’s research work and to raise awareness on the topic 'climate change'.

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  • 01 May 2015News

    Economics & Econometrics achieves 37th position in QS World University Ranking

  • 28 Apr 2015Press release

    Tilburg University wants to collect memories of and about students and staff in World War II
    Press release 28 April 2015
    Tilburg University has started a search for stories and perhaps even names of former students and staff who did not survive the Second World War and never returned to the Katholieke Economische Hoogeschool, as the university was called at the time. It is known that at least 19 of its 100 students perished in bombings, during resistance activities, in concentration camps, or as a result of forced labor. The academic commemoration service on May 11 will focus on the stories and memories of the war victims. Researchers of the new Tilburg Cobbenhagen Center that is being established will write a book on the university community during the war. A ‘digital memorial’ will also be established. Read more

  • 24 Apr 2015News

    Front wins student elections 2015
    The students of student party Fractie Front have won the student elections 2015. Five of the nine seats will go to Front, with Fractie SAM winning four. For the first time ever, more than half the student population went to the polls. Read more

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