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Why do your Bachelor's at Tilburg University?

Tilburg University offers three-year undergraduate programs in the fields of business, management, economics, law, social sciences, communication, arts & culture, data science and liberal arts & sciences. Our high-quality programs provide an outstanding academic foundation to launch your career. You will work together with students from all around the world, join courses taught by excellent lecturers and researchers, and develop your ability to conduct scientific research.

Are you an ambitious and internationally oriented student? Do you wish to obtain a specialized qualification in one of our fields of study? Then maybe our programs match your ambitions for a successful future.

Our mission is to understand society and to inspire and challenge students, which is why we offer the highest standards in teaching, scientific research, and campus facilities.

Why Tilburg?

  • According to the National Student Survey (NSE), Tilburg University was the best general university of the Netherlands in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
  • Our university consistently holds strong positions in leading international rankings.
  • Be part of an international community: students and staff from more than 90 different countries study and work at Tilburg University. In our international Bachelor’s programs, 35 - 60% of students come from outside the Netherlands.
  • Gain a degree from a research university which is a good investment in your career: the total annual income of research university graduates in the Netherlands is nearly 50% higher than that of graduates of a university of applied sciences.
  • Enjoy our compact and green campus with state-of-the-art study facilities, different restaurants and bars, and an excellent sports center.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from Tilburg University opens doors to prestigious Master’s programs, both in the Netherlands and abroad.
  • At Tilburg University, class sizes are relatively small which allows room for personal attention. Class sizes vary from 60 to 350 students. In addition, you will take part in tutorials and lectures in smaller groups, which give you the opportunity to ask questions and process the material you learned in an active way.
  • Learn from leading researchers and excellent teachers at Tilburg University how to conduct scientific research. You will gain the critical and analytical thinking skills you need to tackle challenges in the real world.
  • Acquire a valuable connection to the business world and other organizations through topical projects, case studies, guest lectures, and events.
  • Become well-equipped to understand today’s society and adopt a responsible position, by developing a sensitivity to ethical and philosophical aspects of relating to others and society as a whole.
  • Develop a strong, clearly identifiable professional profile for the job market with support of our Career Center, increasing your chances of finding employment.
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Compact and green campus

Discover our compact and green campus where everything is within a walking distance: state-of-the-art study facilities, different restaurants, and an excellent sports center. 

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