Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise.
TSHD has a unique combination of disciplines: philosophy, cultural studies, communication and information sciences, cognitive sciences and AI, the University College, and the Tilburg Center of the Learning Sciences (TiCeLS). From this strong foundation, we join forces to work on the challenges that people, organizations, and society are faced with. TSHD focuses on the further development of digital sciences, with strong roots in the humanities and social sciences, and on the further development of the humanities and social sciences with digital sciences.
Read more about our vision, ambition, and goals in our Strategy 2022-2027: Shaping our Future Society Together.
Boudewijn Haverkort reappointed as Dean of Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences20th July 2022
The Executive Board has reappointed Professor Boudewijn Haverkort as Dean of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) for a period of four years, effective January 1, 2023. Haverkort has been Dean since January 1, 2019.
Again top rankings for Tilburg University in Shanghai Subject Rankings19th July 2022
Tilburg University has once again confirmed its international reputation in education and research. This is evident from the results of the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2022 by ShanghaiRanking, which were made public on July 19, 2022.
NWO funding for PhD project in the Humanities11th July 2022
This year, Femke van Hout from the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) managed to obtain a research grant, funded by the NWO PhDs in the Humanities program, to which TSHD-PhDs can apply each year.
10:00 - 16:00
6th Inter-Institutional Seminar: Cyber Socialization in the Conditions of Increased Uncertainty
This seminar aims to increase the capacity of the media and digital literacy network, as well as to enhance international collaboration in the domain of cyberpsychology and cybertechnology.
10:00 - 11:30
PhD Defense A. Sierra Rativa
Virtual Character Design and its potential to foster Empathy, Immersion, and Collaboration Skills in Video Games and Virtual Reality Simulations
16:30 - 18:00
PhD Defense P. Mavromoustakos Blom
Player Affect Modelling and Video Game Personalisation
09:30 - 18:00
Tilburg Digital Aesthetics Conference
This conference aims to bring together researchers thinking and writing on digital aesthetics.