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Tilburg University On Tour

Congrats to Tilburg University on its 90th anniversary! This calls for a celebration and a treat: Tilburg University on Tour!

This unique one-day event is open to a number of year-7 elementary school classes. Accompanied by a
professor of Tilburg University, each class will board a special anniversary train at Tilburg University
railroad station and travel to a venue in the city center of Tilburg. On arrival, the children will attend a
lecture and a workshop. In addition, some secondary school students will be selected for the Meet the
lunch: they will have lunch with the professors in the diner De Wagon. This treat gives
expression to Tilburg University’s anniversary theme of 90 years of connecting people and knowledge.

The event program is as follows:

  • 9:30 hrs.: Official opening and word of welcome in Tilburg University’s main restaurant.
  • 10:00 hrs.: The school classes and professors walk to Tilburg University railroad station, board
    the train and travel to Tilburg railroad station.
  • 10:30 hrs.: Each class, accompanied by a professor, walks to a venue in the city center of Tilburg.
  • 11.00 hrs.: Professor-taught lecture.
  • 12:00 hrs.: Lunch break for elementary school classes.
  • 13:00 hrs.: Workshop for elementary school classes.
  • 13.00 hrs.: ‘Meet the Professor’ lunch for selected secondary school students.
  • 14.30 hrs.: End of the workshop for elementary school classes.

This event is part of the 90th anniversary celebrations.

When: 17 November 2017 00:00