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Honorary doctorates Tilburg University

Exceptional scientific merit may constitute the grounds for awarding an honorary doctorate. Exceptional social merits may also constitute grounds for such an honorary doctorate. Honorary doctorates are awarded each fifth anniversary and on special occasions during a solemn academic session during the Dies Natalis of Tilburg University.

The first honorary doctorate was awarded in 1947 to Dr. H. A. (Henri) Poels.

An overview of honorary doctorates, with references to other sources, can also be found on Wikipedia.

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