History and academic heritage of Tilburg University
Academic heritage is a very diverse collection of archives, visual material, collections, devices, recorded stories, and more that relate to the history of Tilburg University.
For example, the university has a number of special book collections, objects related to research in the field of observation, professors' files, and an extensive administrative archive. Its heritage also includes medals, objects, photographs and relics of academic life, as well as an art collection, including several series of portraits, for example of all the Rectores magnifici since 1927.
The University Library not only preserves all publications by Tilburg scholars, but also the Brabant Collection, which deals with the history of this province. This collection contains medieval manuscripts, incunabula and preciosa, as well as maps, prints and drawings and a large collection of photographs and films.
History and academic heritage in the spotlight
History of Tilburg University in a nutshell
This is the historical timeline of Tilburg University, with the important dates in the history of the university.
Tilburg University Wiki
The start of your historical search within Tilburg University.
Honorary doctorates Tilburg University
from 1947 to the present
Tilburg University Rectores Magnifici
from 1937 to the present
The collection consists of various collections, records and artifacts related to Tilburg University's past and present.
Artworks on Campus
Over the course of its more than 90 years of existence, Tilburg University has built up a collection of almost one thousand works of art. This collection reflects the identity, development and diversity of the university.
A unique collection of books, magazines, manuscripts, prints, maps, newspapers and photographs of Brabant present and past.
Old and Special Prints: Augustinian Collection, Theology Collections, and the Buijnsters-Smets Children's Book Collection.
Memorial Project “Passing on Freedom”
The memorial project 'Passing on Freedom' focuses on the 22 stories of Tilburg students who died during the Second World War. The project has resulted in a physical and digital monument, a TV documentary and a book.
Other sources on the history of Tilburg University
In addition to in-house information, other sources on the history of the university can be found elsewhere.
Campus map and buildings Tilburg University
Where can I find a building on campus? What services and facilities can I find in a building and when is the building open.