Studying and Student life

Financial data university library for students

The library provides access to over 40 financial databases including those of Thomson Reuters (Datastream, SDC, ThomsonOne), Standard & Poors (SDC, Compustat), Bureau van Dijk (Orbis) and IMF. Please use find databases to decide which database to use, and how access is regulated.


Bachelor Students and WRDS

All bachelor students who apply for a WRDS account, please choose a Masters Students account when asked to select an account type.

Account needed for access to WRDS

WRDS requires each user to register for an individual WRDS account. Every Tilburg University student or staff member can apply for an individual WRDS account by filling out the form at WRDS. Note that the request for an account is only possible from a desktop at the library or when a VPN connection with Tilburg University exists. When the account is granted you can access WRDS from anywhere with your username and password.

User guides

Financial Database support

Are you a student and do you use Datastream, SDC, WRDS COMPUSTAT, AMADEUS or one of the other financial databases for your research? Having problems accessing or using the Financial databases?

Please send an email to Explain clearly in your email what your problem is, which information you are trying to find and what you have done so far to find this information. You will receive a reply within five working days.