Entrepreneurship at Tilburg University

Tilburg University has already inspired many students and entrepreneurs, one of whom is former student Ruud Schippers, founder of JAMwerkt.nl. You can find out more about him in this video. Are you going to be the next person who gets inspired?


At Tilburg University, we believe that an entrepreneurial mindset is important for all our students. A focus on entrepreneurship helps our students to become pro-active, enterprising, and characterful thinkers. Or, as it is formulated in the Tilburg Education Vision: thinkers who actively contribute to society. That's why we do all we can to encourage entrepreneurship. We provide education and support and among other things, we organize various activities and events in the field of entrepreneurship. Learn about entrepreneurship, go into business yourself, or get inspired and expand your network. This site contains all the information you need about entrepreneurship at Tilburg University.

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  • 05 Oct 2017News

    Experience being an entrepreneur during Startup 24

  • 07 Sep 2017News

    Koen Lavrijssen wins Best Entrepreneurial Student Initiative (BESI) Award
    Koen Lavrijssen is the winner of the annual BESI (Best Entrepreneurial Student Initiative) Award 2017. The award was presented for the second time on September 4, 2017, during the Opening of the Academic Year. Read more

  • 06 Sep 2017News

    Join the Fujifilm Future Challenge 2017
    Fujifilm is the world's largest photographic and imaging company. However, it is less well known that they also develop a wide range of advanced technologies. They are leading innovators in the fields of bio-engineering, energy & environment, medicine and coatings.
    Fujifilm has a mission to continue to improve the quality of life for people worldwide. To do so they need your help. Their expertise, together with your fresh new ideas can contribute to a better world!

    Prize: an all-expenses-paid trip to Barcelona
    Deadline for applications: Thursday 14th of September 2017
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