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  • 23 May 2017News

    Tilburg University intensifies ties with 4 universities in Colombia
    To express Tilburg’s commitment to the collaboration with Colombian universities, Koen Becking chaired a high level delegation to Bogota in May 2017. Tilburg university maintains partnerships with four Colombian universities.
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  • 19 May 2017News

    University Library celebrates 25th anniversary
    You cannot miss it, that building with its characteristic horizontal louver façade: the University Library. Our Library, Europe’s first digital library, was opened in 1992 and so celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Read more

  • 18 May 2017Press release

    Climate researchers must provide better visual communication on climate change
    Climate researchers should give more consideration to ways in which they can make the message about climate change clear to the public at large. This is argued by Professor of Communication and Cognition Fons Maes in a publication in Nature. Although enormous amounts of visual and digital information on climate change is available, hardly any attention is given to reaching one large and vulnerable target group: people with low levels of literacy.
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  • 18 May 2017Press release

    Tilburg University best general university
    Of all general universities in the Netherlands, overall student satisfaction is highest at Tilburg University. This is shown by the figures of the National Student Survey (NSE) over the year 2016-2017. Read more

  • 15 May 2017News

    Abigail Vermeulen appointed as Tilburg University Secretary General
    Abigail Vermeulen has been appointed as the new Tilburg University Secretary General effective September 1. At the moment, she is working as the executive secretary to the board of the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven. Vermeulen is a public administration expert and has broad experience in management positions.
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  • 08 May 2017News

    Meet Christiaan Broekman

  • 08 May 2017News

    Meet Arlette van den Berg

  • 08 May 2017News

    Opening hours Ascension Day & Pentecost

  • 03 May 2017Press release

    Narcissistic CEOs at American banks took great risks
    Press release May 3, 2017 - Banks that were led by a more narcissistic – that is, highly self-loving and self-appraising – CEO before the collapse of the US banking industry in September 2008 suffered more severe consequences of that systemic shock. That is one of the main conclusions by Tine Buyl and colleagues based on a recent study published in the Journal of Management. Read more

  • 01 May 2017News

    No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press
    The universities in the Netherlands and Oxford University Press (OUP) have been unable to able to reach a new agreement for access to academic journals. The key priority in the negotiations for VSNU (the Association of Universities in the Netherlands) was facilitating the transition to open access – freely accessible articles – without Dutch scholars having to pay double to make them available in this way. OUP made a proposal to the Dutch universities which did not include an offer for affordable open access. The research universities in the Netherlands are unable to agree to this. Read more