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Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the leading European School for research and education in the fields of Business and Economics.

Strategy 2022-2027

For the period 2022-2027, TiSEM has formulated 5 key strategic aspirations:

  1. We will reinforce our position as the world-class academic institution
  2. We will further develop a distinct education profile
  3. We will strengthen the academic and societal impact
  4. We will grow an inclusive culture
  5. We will provide optimal support for teaching, research and impact

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of which 21% international

academic staff

of which 54% international

About TiSEM

TiSEM’s academic staff contribute to a range societally relevant topics through the cutting-edge research on, among others, entrepreneurship, innovation, alleviation of world hunger, sustainability, market governance and ageing. The School stimulates inter-disciplinary research by collaborating with a range of academic, business and government partners in research centers and networks
The School offers a range of high-quality Bachelor and Master programs (most of them in English) as well as a rigorous Research Master and PhD program to about 8,000 students.

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in Economics & Econometrics - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024


in Business & Economics - Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2024 by subject


in Economics & Business - US News Best Global Universities 2022-2023

Study with us

Invest in your future by joining one of TiSEM’s excellent programs in Business and Economics. Build your knowledge, skills and character to become a leader of tomorrow. Benefit from the Tilburg University’s closeness to “the Silicon Valley of Europe” – the Brainpoort region – where high-tech multinationals offer plentiful internship and job opportunities. Enjoy our compact green campus, vibrant with student life. Explore Europe from Tilburg University’s central location and easy connections to main tourist attractions of the continent.

Let us be your partner in building your future

Research at TiSEM

TiSEM’s academic staff publish cutting edge economics and business research in the top world journals.  The School participates in various interdisciplinary research centers and networks.

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Work with us

Build your career at TiSEM and join the international community of world-class scholars and take a look at our vacancies. Explore the job opportunities at TiSEM.

Join the vibrant community of TiSEM

Collaborate with us

Join our vast network of industry, government and higher education partners. Collaborate with our School in the area of education and research. Consider joining TiSEM in a research project, establishing a chair by special appointment  or becoming a partner organization in TiSEM’s Extended Master. Consider a professional PhD trajectory for yourself or one of your employees. 

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TiSEM Alumni

Pursue life-long learning at TiSEM and support the excellent research and educational projects that matter.

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