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  • 20 Apr 2017News

    AACSB reaccreditation for Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    The programs of the School of Economics and Management have been reaccredited by the Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for another five year. Read more

  • 18 Apr 2017Press release

    Erkko Autio appointed Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    PRESS RELEASE 19-4-2017- Tilburg University has appointed Professor Erkko Autio to the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tilburg School of Economics and Business. Read more

  • 12 Apr 2017Background

    ‘Data are crucial to VIVAT’
    The eleven students of insurance company VIVAT who started on the Data Expert Master’s program at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in January have just finished their first block. They are happy about the program so far. ‘JADS combines the knowledge of data with the application of data, and that makes it a superior program.’ Read more

  • 11 Apr 2017Press release

    How streaming benefits consumers: quantity, variety and discovery
    PRESS RELEASE 11/04/2017 - Streaming services like Spotify, where consumers get access to large music libraries on subscriptions, have gained popularity in a relatively short period of time. They have done so at the expense of services like iTunes, where consumers become the owners of music they have bought. What are the consequences for consumers? How does listening change when consumers subscribe to a streaming service? Read more

  • 10 Apr 2017News

    Second position for Tilburg University at the Econometric Game
    Harvard University won the Econometric Game of 2017. Tilburg University and Copenhagen University both came in second. Read more

  • 06 Apr 2017News

    Entrepreneurial? Visit the entrepreneurship site on the Tilburg University website.

  • 06 Apr 2017News

    Kees van Rengs wins Elevator Pitch Event 2017
    Tilburg University alumnus Kees van Rengs has won the Elevator Pitch Event 2017. During the final of Monday April 3rd he defeated 9 other contestants, coming from Tilburg University, Avans and Fontys. The jury, consisting of Antoine Hendrikx and Barend Groote Schaarsberg, picked Kees as the best pitcher of the event. He won not only a trophy, but also a cash prize of €500,-, entrance to The Road Symposium sponsor diner and the chance to participate in the preliminaries of the Student Startup Award Brabant, on behalf of Tilburg University. Read more

  • 05 Apr 2017News

    Jens Prüfer and Christoph Schottmüller on competing with big data
    Recent technological developments have led to large increases in both the availability of data and firms' ability to analyze them. Big data holds the promise that it may allow firms to learn about user preferences and thus design products that more closely match a consumer's personal needs. Read more

  • 30 Mar 2017Press release

    Mathematical models improve the quality and efficacy of radiotherapy
    PRESS RELEASE 30. March - Radiotherapy, in which radioactive radiation is used to damage cancer cells, is a common cancer treatment. However, the people applying the treatment are only human and there are other uncertainties involved in it. On March 31st, Marleen Balvert will be defending her PhD thesis in which she shows that these risk scan be reduced using mathematical optimization models. Read more

  • 30 Mar 2017Press release

    Tilburg students pitch their business idea in the elevator
    April 3rd Elevator Pitch Event

    PRESS RELEASE March 30th 2017 - The fourth edition of the Elevator Pitch Event will be held on Monday, April 3rd. Students of Tilburg University, Avans, Fontys, NHTV and Eindhoven University of Technology will get in the elevator to pitch their business idea to a jury member in 1 minute. The finale will be held from 13.30 to 18.00 at Interpolis Tilburg. Read more