Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School (TLS) provides highly valued education and research in the field of law and public administration.
Tilburg Law School offers highly-ranked national and international education and legal research. Tilburg Law School is ranked among the highest as 'Top International Law School' by the American Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Tilburg University is ranked 28th worldwide in the field of Law by Times Higher Education (2021).
Currently, 3000 students are enrolled at Tilburg Law School, who are doing a degree program in law or public administration. Students in Tilburg can choose from five Bachelor's programs, one of which is taught in English (Bachelor Global Law) and ten Master's programs, eight of which are taught in English. The international orientation of Tilburg Law School is reflected in these Bachelor's and Master's programs.
The research conducted within Tilburg Law School is aimed at social relevance and provides students with the tools and skills to study and deal with current issues at an academic level.
For those who aspire to a career as a legal researcher, there is the Tilburg Graduate Law School. Students can obtain their doctorate (PhD) by doing a doctoral research project and writing a PhD thesis (three or four years).
University medals awarded to Marc Groenhuijsen and Jaap Paauwe13th September 2021
Because of their special merits for the university and the city, outgoing Professors Marc Groenhuijsen en Jaap Paauwe received the University Medal.
Four teachers received grants from NWO for their PhD research06th September 2021
As of September, four teachers will start their PhD research at Tilburg University with a grant from NWO. This Doctoral Grant for Teachers offers teachers support in writing a dissertation. With this grant they can gain research experience to improve the quality of education and strengthen the connection between universities and schools.
The Rule of Law: universal in theory, but confusing and difficult to promote in practice06th September 2021
The Rule of Law is purportedly a universal value that has been guiding international interventions in the legal systems of countries around the world since the mid 1990s. However, for those whose job it is to actually do the work of promoting the rule of law, it is something with many meanings, difficult to understand, and very hard to ‘develop’ anywhere.