Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School ranks #11 among 500 International Law Schools (SSRN). The School provides highly valued education and research in the field of law, data science and public administration. Tilburg Law school has a strong commitment to social justice.
"Our agility and social commitment help us to stay relevant, and to be a thought leader in the area of Law and Public Governance."
Geert Vervaeke, Dean Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School offers a rich variety of programs in the fields of Law, Data Science and Public Administration.
Several of these are taught in English. Three Master's programs can be taken fully online.
The programs offer state-of-the-art, high quality education. Attractive because of the effective combination of face to face and online teaching methods. The programs are constantly being improved, based on the latest insights. Currently, more than 4,000 students are following a degree program in law, data science or public administration.
"We strive to educate the architects of society; academic specialists with the right skills and a moral compass."
Stéphanie van Gulijk, Vice-dean education
The research conducted within Tilburg Law School is focused at four Signature Plans:
- Regulating Socio-Technical Change | How can we regulate the socio-technical changes coming with the rapid evolution of technology?
- Connecting Organizations | How does the law help, or limit, the interaction between private actors and technology driven economic activities in the pursuit of a sustainable society?
- Global Law and Governance | How can we shape a “new” law and governance in a sustainable way, now the state is no longer the sole starting point for law and governance?
- Law and Security | How can we handle activities that seriously undermine the integrity of the social and economic fabric, democratic values, and our environment?
Tilburg Law School actively stimulates team science to generate cutting-edge knowledge that advances society and broad prosperity.
For those who aspire to a career as a legal researcher, there is the Tilburg Graduate Law School.
Maintenance to Koopmans building – glass corridor closed08th December 2023
The maintenance work to Koopmans building is entering a new phase. From week 43, the scaffolding will be moved to the south side of the building. This will impact the accessibility of the underground bicycle storage in Koopmans and the use of the glass corridor. We have listed the practical information below.
Max van der Stoel Awards 2023 presented to Floris Tan (Leiden University) and Tycho Scholten (VU Amsterdam)08th December 2023
The Max van der Stoel Human Rights Awards 2023, coordinated by the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research (NNHRR) and Tilburg Law School, were presented on Dec. 7 to Floris Tan of Leiden University and Tycho Scholten of VU Amsterdam.
New Approach to Volunteerism Needed to Counter Turnover07th December 2023
Volunteers are of great value to society, both individually and economically. But a decline in the number of volunteers is also visible worldwide. Based on new research, a team of academics across the globe conclude: “Organizations and fellow volunteers play an important role in the retention and sustainable deployment of volunteers."