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.

Information and contact

Study Abroad & Exchange

International Office

Room A 406

Tel: +31 (0) 13 466 4477



Appointments are only available to students who are interested in a study abroad experience. Please send an email to our email address if you would like to have an appointment.

Office Hours

We have office hours for students who have been selected for an exchange, students who returned from an exchange and current incoming exchange students. The visiting hours are scheduled on the following days:

Monday 10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 12:00

Non-European Destinations

Ms. Olesya Bath

Kim Horsten

Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
Region: North America, Africa & Middle East

Availability: Tuesday to Friday

Ms. Maud Willems

Maud Willems

Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
Region: Latin & South America, Oceania & Asia

Availability: Monday to Friday

European Destinations

Ms. Joëlle Smulders

Joëlle Smulders

Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
Region: East & Southern Europe

Availability: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

Mr. Lars Mennen

Lars Mennen

Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
Region: Scandinavia, West & Central Europe

Availability: Monday to Friday

Study Abroad Assistants

Ms. Heleen Zuidema

Heleen Zuidema Study Abroad Assistant

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Ms. Eefje van Iersel

Eefje van Iersel

Study Abroad Assistant

Availability: Monday to Friday

Region We are the main contact person for Partner Universities in these countries: Who
North America, Africa & Middle East USA, Canada, South Africa, Morocco, Israel Olesya
Latin & South America, Asia & Oceania Argentina, Brazil, Chili, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, China, HK, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand Maud
East & Southern Europe Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey Joëlle
Scandinavia, Western & Central Europe Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK Lars