Exchange programs

Tilburg University welcomes hundreds of international exchange students each year. These students come to Tilburg within the framework of ERASMUS agreements and bilateral agreements with universities all over the world.

Language requirements Exchange Students

The courses open to exchange students are taught in English. We therefore only accept students whose English language command is equivalent (or higher) to the scores below:

Bachelor students should have a level equivalent to:

  • Academic IELTS test 6.0 (minimum score 5.5 on all parts); or
  • TOEFL paper-based: 550/ Computer-based: 213/ Internet-based: 80; or
  • Cambridge Proficiency Examination (pass).
Master students should have a level equivalent to:
  • Academic IELTS test 6.5 (minimum score 6.0 on all parts); or
  • TOEFL paper-based: 577/ Computer-based: 233/ Internet-based: 90; or
  • Cambridge Proficiency Examination (pass).

Students do not need to take the above listed exams in order to be able to take part in an exchange program at Tilburg University. We kindly ask our partner universities to guarantee that the nominated students will meet these requirements.

Students with the Chinese nationality need to submit a TOEFL or IELTS certificate in order to obtain a visa.