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).
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Tilburg University maintains its top positions in QS World University rankings by subject 202322nd March 2023
As in recent years, Tilburg University has achieved several top positions in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Since the 2020 edition of the ranking, Tilburg University has ranked in the worldwide top 100 in the broad faculty area of Social Sciences & Management.
Yael Diamant appointed as Professor of Financial Networks and European Property Law20th March 2023
Tilburg University has appointed Yael Diamant as Professor of Financial Networks and European Property Law at Tilburg Law School, effective April 1, 2023. Her research will focus primarily on the interface of property law and financial regulatory law.
Traditional sorghum beer key to conflict settlement in rural Uganda13th March 2023
In rural Uganda, both clan councils and government institutions play an important role in settling local disputes. This leads to tensions around the issue of sovereignty: who ultimately decides on things? These tensions often revolve around the use of locally brewed beer in clan councils. But the two kinds of authorities also need each other to maintain their sovereignty in the district. That’s what Danse de Bondt concludes in her dissertation which she will defend at Tilburg University on Friday 17 March 2023.