Tilburg Law School

About Tilburg Law School

Tilburg Law School was established in 1963 and approximately 3,000 students are currently enrolled in its law programs. The School employs more than 300 staff. There are approximately 60 professors, 30 associate professors, 200 assistant professors and other academic staff. Tilburg Law School is located in the Montesquieu building.


Tilburg Law School has a constant high ranking in national reviews on legal education and in peer reviews. This can be attributed to the high quality of teaching, the structure and academic content of the programs, the individual attention given to students and to the quality of the student support facilities. The learning center in the Montesquieu building for example, provides students with a study area containing all the IT facilities that they need in an open and modern environment.

Departments and research institutes

The individual departments are responsible for the study programs. The research programs are a shared initiative between the departments and the research institutes.


The Law School Board is responsible for the daily management of the School. The Law School Council is the most important representative advisory body within the School. The Education committees, the Daily Research Administration, the Research committee as well as other advisory boards are responsible for the formation and implementation of the educational and research policies.