Research Humanities and Digital Sciences

Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.

Humanities and Digital Sciences research


News research Humanities and Digital Sciences

  • Hackathon for the future of education: 'Hack for Future Talent' 22 Nov 2018News Hackathon for the future of education: 'Hack for Future Talent'
    On Saturday 8 December, the doors of CUBE will be opened for the hackathon "Hack for Future Talent". This means that you can hack and manipulate data for as much as 12 hours and win prizes! Attendance is free and intended for everyone!

  • Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams 16 Oct 2018News Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams
    Shrill bird sounds can be heard among the trees, and the screeching of other animals. Something like frightening nocturnal animals or excited monkeys. Getting closer, it proves to be a sound system hidden among the trees in red, green, and blue floodlights between the library and Esplanade Grand Café. It is Night University plus World Animal Day. It will prove to be an inspiring combination.

  • From grounds to burgers in just three steps 10 Oct 2018News From grounds to burgers in just three steps
    During Dutch Sustainability Day (10-10), we would like to show you some examples of the process of upcycling. Caterer MAAS, that services the coffee machines on our campus, will collect the coffee grounds from all coffee machines on the Tilburg University campus and transport them to mushroom grower GRO in Gemert.

  • Tilburg University yet again in Top 3 Elsevier Best Studies ranking 03 Oct 2018Press release Tilburg University yet again in Top 3 Elsevier Best Studies ranking
    In the Elsevier Beste Studies 2018 ranking of best Dutch universities that was published today, Tilburg University is in third position among the 13 Dutch universities (based on the satisfaction of Bachelor’s students), just like last year and the year before. In 2015, we were ranked 5th. Students have also ranked six Bachelor’s and seven Master’s programs as the best of their kind.

  • Odile Heynders: Reading Mein Kampf, Hitler and Knausgård 06 Sep 2018Direct link Odile Heynders: Reading Mein Kampf, Hitler and Knausgård
    Odile Heynders: Reading Mein Kampf, Hitler and Knausgård



Research institutes

  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science
    Theme: Logic and the philosophy of science


Innovative Research

Recent publications Humanities and Digital Sciences