Tilburg University department Economics

Department of Economics

The Economics Department at Tilburg University is one of the largest and most successful economics departments in Europe.

Our faculty members are internationally recognized for their research and committed to providing high-quality education programs for students. The department is organized into several research institutes and projects, which you can learn about at our research page. You can also view our department members' recent publications in top journals

The department hosts a weekly seminar program with invited speakers from top international schools and a weekly internal workshop program allows our faculty and PhD students to present their research to the department.

Our Bachelor’s programs and Master’s program are rated #1 in the Netherlands. The department offers a 3 year Dutch-language Bachelor’s program, a selective 3 year English-language Bachelor’s program (with over 50% international students), and an excellent 1 year English-language Master’s program with six different tracks. Our 2 year Research Master’s program prepares students who wish to pursue a PhD. Learn more about our programs at our education page.

Most of the research of the department is organized within the following research institutes and research groups: