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, 3,000 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).
Human rights as benchmarks of artificial intelligence21st October 2021
In the Working Paper 'Human rights as benchmarks of artificial intelligence' Ernst Hirsch Ballin examines how human administrative intelligence needs to develop in order to handle artificial intelligence according to the standards of a democratic community governed by the rule of law.
Tilburg University best Dutch university in law in Times Higher Education14th October 2021
Tilburg University rose from the 28th to the 20th position in the subject of Law in the Times Higher Education Ranking and is now the best university in this field in the Netherlands.
New 'Explanation of the Dutch Constitution' presented to Prime Minister Rutte14th October 2021
On 13 October, Tilburg University law scholars presented a new almost 1400-page ‘Uitleg van de Grondwet’ (Explanation of the Constitution) to Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The book is a completely revised edition of previously published commentaries on the Constitution since 1987.