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University Council Tilburg University

The Council is a significant discussion partner of the Board and has formal influence on the university’s policies and procedures.

The Council reviews decisions proposed by the Board, identifies issues that play an important role at the university and, wherever necessary, addresses matters that come to its attention. In this way, the University Council contributes to a healthy and balanced division of interests and influence within the university.


The Council and the Executive Board meet approximately six to seven times a year. These meetings are open to the public.

University Council members

The University Council consists of nine employees and nine students of the university. 


The University Council consists of nine employees. They are chosen in biennial employees elections among all employees. 


The University Council consists of nine students of the university. They are chosen in annual students elections among all students.

Student Party Front

  • Mrs. Marinka Hack
  • Mrs. Malon Drissen
  • Mrs. Joëlle Verboom 
  • Mrs. Meike Verwijmeren
  • Mrs. Suuz van Bommel 
  • Mr. Melvin Fenijn

Student Party SAM

  • Mrs. Mechteld Castel
  • Mrs. Marlijn Weren 
  • Mr. Joost Lamers 


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