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In the Times Higher ranking in economics and business. This makes us the best Dutch university in this field.
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Visit Tilburg University on a drop-by-day
International student and can’t make it to any of our scheduled events? Don’t worry! Every week we offer the opportunity for you to visit our campus during one of our ‘drop-by-days’.
Open day Master's programs
On Saturday 16 November, 2019. Get acquainted with our English taught Master's programs, get a taste of the atmosphere at our campus and speak with current students, lecturers and academic advisors.
Opening Academic Year 2019/2020
The Academic year will be opened on September 2nd, 2019. The opening is a university tradition. Professors come in robes, there are speakers on science and education and we look forward to the new academic year.
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Tilburg University response to Van Rijn Committee advice
Today the advisory committee on higher education, the Van Rijn Committee, is presenting its recommendations on short-term and long-term funding of higher education in the Netherlands. The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) has considered the committee report and has expressed its view in the press release below.
“To me, character means: educating students to become resilient citizens of the world”
When Emile Aarts first became Rector Magnificus, the current Tilburg Educational Profile ‘Knowledge, Skills, and Character’ was adopted and implementation of the profile was initiated. A few years down the road, now seems a good moment to look back with the Rector and take stock. What characterizes the Tilburg Educational Profile? Where do we stand now? What, in this view, should be the next few steps? And what is his own definition of character?
Personality tests: pigeonholing or learning instrument?
Personality tests enjoy great popularity in business, human resource development (HRD), and adult education settings. However, the appeal of these tests to some is harshly criticized by others. In her dissertation 'Pigeonholing or Learning Instrument', Henriette Lundgren poses central questions about how personality tests are being used in developmental settings, and to what extent their application can be perceived as ethical.