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TiSEM ranks 11th in THE World Universities Subject Ranking’s Business and Economics

Press Release 29-9-2016 - Tilburg University is ranking 11th in the Times Higher Education World Subject Ranking in the field of economics & business. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is thus the best Dutch School in this discipline. With renowned universities like Harvard and Stanford in the US and Oxford and Cambridge in England, TiSEM belongs to the best schools of economics in the world. Tilburg University has a sound international outlook as well as an excellent reputation in both teaching and research among scientists worldwide.

It is the first time that the Times Higher Education World Ranking has created this ranking. The university has an overall score of 77.8 (out of 100). The School was ranked on the basis of, among other things, its excellent research (89.3) and teaching reputation (74.3), its international outlook (74.1), and citations (70.1). Other Dutch universities in the ranking include Erasmus University Rotterdam (#17) and Maastricht University (#49).

Earlier, the British Times Higher Education magazine published the annual overall ranking, in which the quality of universities is compared. Tilburg University is in the top 200 of best universities in the world.

Dean Lex Meijdam:"TiSEM is pleased that this new ranking again confirms that education and research in the field of economics and business in Tilburg ranks among the top. The faculty continues to strive for academic excellence to contribute to solving issues in society."

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