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Recognition & Rewards

Recognition & Rewards

With the Recognition & Rewards program, Tilburg University actively contributes to the joint national initiative to revise the system of recognizing and rewarding academics in such a way that it does justice to the domains of education, research, societal impact, leadership and team spirit.

Within Tilburg University, Recognition & Rewards is part of the broad vision on talent development Use (y)our Talents, not only for academics, but for all employees of Tilburg University.


With its commitment to Recognition & Rewards, Tilburg University aims to enable its employees to fully develop their talents, both individually and as a team, in a culture appropriate to its core values—Connected, Curious, Caring, and Courageous—in a safe and inclusive work environment based on openness, transparency, and trust, and with the leadership that enables this, in line with the connected leading philosophy.

To achieve this ambition, Tilburg University sets the following goals:

  • Diversification of career paths.
  • Attention to the individual and to the team.
  • Focus on quality in criteria for recruitment, selection, development, and promotion.
  • Recognition for Open Science.
  • Encouraging Connected Leading.

In this video Jantine Schuit, Vice-Rector Magnificus, explains which steps Tilburg University takes to implement the above mentioned ambitions.

Where are we now?

Recognition & rewards is an important part theme for Tilburg University’s strategy for 2022-2027. The ambition for this period has been derived from various working groups, dialogue sessions and by exploring areas of tension. In 2023 the focus will be on the diversification of career paths.

Working at Tilburg University

  • Does Tilburg University’s vision on Recognition & Rewards appeal to you?
  • Would you like to work for an organization where talent development is key?
  • Then take a look at the vacancies that are currently available at Tilburg University.
Working at Tilburg University

We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions, comments or would like to share your views please contact drs. Marjan van Hunnik