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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  • 12 Mar 2018News

    Professor of Practice and Philips CHRO Ronald de Jong: ‘We hire character’
    Fast-changing developments in a globalized world force companies to act, while exponential growth in technological advancement has reduced the average lifespan of companies. The resulting financial, economic, and monetary crises are mainly crises of value and require solutions of responsible leadership, said Professor of Practice Ronald de Jong, member of the Philips Executive Committee during his inaugural address on March 9. Preceding his speech, a symposium on the subject of 'Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century' was held. Read more

  • 20 Apr 2017News

    AACSB reaccreditation for Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    The programs of the School of Economics and Management have been reaccredited by the Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for another five year. Read more

  • 30 Mar 2017Press release

    Tilburg students pitch their business idea in the elevator
    April 3rd Elevator Pitch Event

    PRESS RELEASE March 30th 2017 - The fourth edition of the Elevator Pitch Event will be held on Monday, April 3rd. Students of Tilburg University, Avans, Fontys, NHTV and Eindhoven University of Technology will get in the elevator to pitch their business idea to a jury member in 1 minute. The finale will be held from 13.30 to 18.00 at Interpolis Tilburg. Read more

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Entrepreneurship Erik de Bruijn Ultimaker


Tilburg center of entrepreneurship Academic Business Club