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Studium Generale Certificate

Are you student at Tilburg University, and do you want your CV to show how you foster your broad academic curiosity? Convince your future employer of your interest in current themes, surprising perspectives, and in-depth analysis with the Studium Generale Certificate 2020-2021!

  • You are a Tilburg University student.
  • Registration via the online form is required for participation in the certificate program.
  • Take part in at least five selected Studium Generale events (with the mention of SG-Certificate in the lead text) within the academic year 2020-2021;
  • You are expected to participate  in the entire event (offline/live-stream) or to watch the whole event (in case a recording is made available online afterwards); 
    During the academic year 2020-2021 we recorded most of our events that can count towards the certificate. So, to fulfil the requirements for the Studium Generale certificate you have the chance to re-watch several of these events:
Recordings SG-events 2020/2021 counting towards the SG-Certificate
  • Report. For each of those five events, write a short text (130-170 words) on what you have learned from the program. In what ways has this program broadened your horizon? Has the program made you think more critically and/or changed your mind? Please state how/why. 
    The complete report - containing all five texts on the events you have selected - needs to be handed in on July 1, 2021, (before 9:00 hrs.) at the latest, via, stating ‘Studium Generale certificate report. The report has to be formulated in your own words. Cribbing and copied text will not be accepted;
  • The submitted reports will be assessed on July 15, 2021, at the latest, after which - if the assessment is possitive - the certificate will be made available as soon as possible.
  • Those who have already completed five events in the first semester can receive their assessment earlier. In that case, the submission deadline for the report is January 1, 2021.
    The results will be available on January 15.

The certificate is an initiative of Studium Generale (Tilburg University), intended to stimulate a broader awareness and personal development among students of the university. The certificate is not part of the regular curriculum (no credits) but is aimed to complement it. If the above criteria and conditions are successfully met, a hard copy certificate will be issued at the end of the academic year as proof of your broad academic interest during your studies at Tilburg University. The certificate is free, and so are the events, with a few exceptions.

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