Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School (TLS) is the legal faculty of Tilburg University. Tilburg Law School 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 take the two-year Research Master's program in law or public administration or can obtain their doctorate (PhD) by doing a doctoral research project and writing a PhD thesis (three or four years).
Now widely available: Advanced Introduction to Legal Research Methods18th January 2021
Of interest to any law student and law scholar, the new Advanced Introduction to Legal Research Methods by Prof. Ernst Hirsch Ballin discusses the theoretical and methodological foundations of law and legal development.
Prof. Conny Rijken elected member of Council of Europe expert group on human trafficking07th December 2020
On December 4, 2020, the Committee of the Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings elected Tilburg Law School Professor Conny Rijken as a member of the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA).
Project ‘Revitalized Democracy’ receives €1.7 million from National Research Agenda25th November 2020
How can ‘hybrid democratic innovation’, which combines forms of deliberation (e.g. citizens' assemblies) and voting (e.g. corrective referendums), strengthen our representative democracy? That is the key question underlying the project ‘Revitalized Democracy for Resilient Societies’.