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  • 08 Mar 2018Press release

    Keuzegids Masters 2018: Tilburg University offers eight top programs
    According to the Keuzegids Masters 2018, no fewer than eight of Tilburg University’s Master’s programs are among the best Dutch universities have to offer. These Master’s programs have been awarded the ‘top program’ quality label. An additional seven Master’s programs rank first in their field. Read more

  • 14 Feb 2018News

    Join us at the WYD2019 in Panama!
    The TST wants to contribute to your trip to the WYD 2019! Read more

  • 07 Feb 2018News

    Carnival: A reversal of the roles
    Just a few more days and it is here again, the festival that makes all other festivities pale by comparison, the Mother of all Festivals: Carnival. One half of the Netherlands is horrified by the idea of dressing up, boozing and puking for three days straight; the other half saves up for it all year. For northerners, next week is a week like any other; southerners are getting ready for an orgy of feasting and celebration. Read more

  • 22 Dec 2017News

    ‘Reflect on and speak about religion'
    Professor Marcel Poorthuis on his book '25 Centuries Theology'

    The most frequently googled search terms are Christian holidays such as Easter and Pentecost. Now most Dutch people are familiar with the meaning of Christmas, but how is it generally with the knowledge of religion and theology? Does our individualistic, supposedly secular society still need theology? And can theology develop even further? The end of the year and on the brink of a new offer time for reflection. Professor of theology Marcel Poorthuis states that theology is alive and kicking, and even calls it exciting. Earlier this year his monumental textbook 25 centuries of Theology was published, which he compiled with philosopher Laurens ten Kate and forty other authors.
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  • 07 Jun 2017Press release

    Archibald van Wieringen appointed Professor of Old Testament
    PRESS RELEASE 7 June 2017 - Tilburg University has appointed Archibald L.H.M. van Wieringen as Professor of Old Testament as of May 1, 2017 at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology. His chair is located in the department of Biblical Science and Church History. Read more

  • 18 May 2017Press release

    Tilburg University best general university
    Of all general universities in the Netherlands, overall student satisfaction is highest at Tilburg University. This is shown by the figures of the National Student Survey (NSE) over the year 2016-2017. Read more