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.
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of which 26% international
of which 50% international
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 7,000 students.
TiSEM’s academic staff contribute to a range societally relevant topics through the cutting-edge international research on for example sustainability, entrepreneurship, innovation, market governance and ageing.
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in the UT Dallas Business School Ranking 2021
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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.
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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.
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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.
Pursue life-long learning at TiSEM and support the excellent research and educational projects that matter.
VIA AUGUSTA proposal ‘Leveraging the potential of a System-of-Systems approach to infrastructure management’ granted by NWO/NGinfra02nd December 2021
Wendy van der Valk, together with Henk Akkermans and Carol Ou (TiSEM), Saskia Lavrijssen and Martijn Groenleer (TLS) have been awarded a grant by NWO/NGInfra for their VIA AUGUSTA project proposal. NGinfra, or Next Generation Infrastructure, involves a collaboration between main infrastructure managers in the Netherlands aimed at working towards an integrated vision on how to equip the infrastructure of the future. The grant amounts to nearly 1 million euros. The consortium partners are Alliander, Havenbedrijf Rotterdam, Rijkswaterstaat, ProRail.
EBS Best Paper Award 2021 for Lien Denoo22nd November 2021
Lien Denoo received the 2021 EBS Best Paper Award for her paper "A knowledge-based view of managing dependence on a key customer: Survival and growth outcomes for young firms" (co-authored with Helena Yli-Renko and Ram Janakiraman; published in the Journal of Business Venturing).
Delay laws on firearms purchases save lives22nd November 2021
Legislation that enforces a ‘cooling off’ period between purchasing and acquiring a firearm reduces impulse purchases. It also limits the number of homicides, especially in the domestic sphere. This is demonstrated by behavioral economist David Schindler of Tilburg University on the basis of a quantitative study in various U.S. States. The publication will appear in the renowned scientific journal Review of Economics and Statistics.
Buskers earn more on Sundays22nd November 2021
For hundreds of years, buskers (street musicians) have been earning money performing in busy public areas. Now, the first-ever large-scale study has explored which factors determine listeners’ giving behavior. A field study of 80,471 consumers and 72 buskers, conducted by the Tilburg researcher Samuel Stäbler and Kim Katharina Mierisch (a consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners), yields surprising results.
Reactions to Climate Change Summit COP26: Too little, too late, small steps only17th November 2021
Will the climate change deal of COP26 get us anywhere? Tilburg researchers agree that the results do not match the urgency of the problems, that are getting bigger and bigger. After examining the small print, they have discovered a few bright spots: procedures have been agreed to keep countries more focused. However, the Dutch government and the EU need to make every effort, and soon, too. The problem of climate change can only be solved collectively.