Working at Tilburg University

Do you want to work at the best general university of the Netherlands? According to our students, we have been the best for three years in a row now. With your help, we will continue to be the best in the future!

Language policy

The university is an international university, firmly anchored in the region and therefore bilingual. The language in education and research and of the academic community is English, based on the principle of “inclusion.” In this way, international staff and students can also fully participate in the communication on our campus. Our employees are expected to meet the position’s language level.

  • For academics: Proficiency in English is required  (CEFR: C2 level)
  • For (policy) advisors: Proficiency in English is required  (CEFR: C1 level)
  • For secretaries: Proficiency in English writing and listening is required (CEFR: C1 level)
  • For administrative personnel: Good command of English is required (CEFR: B2 level)

To test your own level you can do a self-test via the internet.