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  • 19 Jul 2018News

    High-level meeting of the presidents of 12 leading European universities
    On July 16-17, the presidents of Europe’s twelve leading universities in the economic and social sciences, including Koen Becking from Tilburg University, met at the University of Mannheim for strategy talks. They discussed developments in European higher education and explored the scope for co-operation. Read more

  • 19 Jul 2018News

    High score TiSEM in the Shanghai subject ranking 2018
    The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), better known as Shanghai Rankings, focuses on the number of highly cited publications, Nobel prizes, and the number of articles published in the influential academic journals of Nature and Science. This general World Top 500 is published annually by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Read more

  • 17 Jul 2018Press release

    Gijs van de Kuilen appointed Professor of Decision Making under Uncertainty
    PRESS RELEASE 17 July 2018 - As of July 1, 2018, Professor Gijs van de Kuilen has been appointed to the Chair of Decision Making under Uncertainty. Van de Kuilen is affiliated to the department of Economics of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) of Tilburg University. Read more

  • 16 Jul 2018Press release

    Dr. Floris Bex appointed as Professor of Data Science and the Judiciary
    Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Floris Bex as Endowed Professor of Data Science and the Judiciary from July 1, 2018. Bex will investigate the added value of data science and artificial intelligence for the law and the judicial system. Read more

  • 02 Jul 2018News

    Three dissertations on removing obstacles for women entrepreneurs in Africa
    Three women PhD students finalized their dissertations on entrepreneurship in Ethiopia and will defend their theses on the 3rd of July. Their research was supported by the Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher Education (NUFFIC). 27 % of the female population in Sub-Saharan Africa is engaged in entrepreneurship and in some countries the percentage is at an equal level as men. Read more

  • 02 Jul 2018Press release

    Patrick Kenis appointed as Professor of Public Governance
    PRESS RELEASE 2 July 2018 - Patrick Kenis has been appointed as Professor of Public Governance, effective July 1, 2018, and as Managing Director of TIG (Tilburg Institute of Governance), an interdisciplinary research and teaching institute at the interface of Public Administration, Economics, and Law. Kenis is working for the Department of Public Governance of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) at Tilburg University and will conduct research within TIG. Read more

  • 29 Jun 2018Direct link

    Prof. Bert-Jaap Koops presents report "Modernising Criminal Investigation in the Digital Age" to Minister of Justice & Security
    On 26 June, prof. Bert-Jaap Koops presented the final report of the Committee "Modernising Criminal Investigation in the Digital Age" (colloquially known as the Koops Committee) to Minister Grapperhaus of Justice & Security. The committee analysed the regulation of investigation powers in the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Wetboek van Strafvordering) that is currently being developed. Read more

  • 28 Jun 2018News

    Prof. Aart de Zeeuw wins the EAERE European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics
    On wednesday June 27, prof. Aart de Zeeuw received the EAERE European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics during the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Gothenburg. Read more

  • 27 Jun 2018Press release

    Tilburg University once again best general university
    PRESSRELEASE 28 June 2018 - As in 2016 and 2017, overall student satisfaction at Tilburg University is highest of all general universities in the Netherlands. This is apparent from the figures of the National Student Survey (NSE) over the academic year 2017-2018. Read more

  • 25 Jun 2018Press release

    The role of Spanish female jihadists in recruitment networks
    Press release 25-6-2018 Female jihadists are systematically overlooked in terrorism research. Claudia Carvalho, who received her PhD on 19 June, followed the online radicalization and recruitment process led by Spanish and Moroccan jihadist women. They managed to create networks on Facebook and on other social media, especially targeting other women.
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