Tilburg University is right at the heart of society. We share our knowledge and work together on research, innovation, and solutions to challenges that society is faced with. We can work together in all kinds of different ways: with individual researchers, within institutes, within research programs, in courses and in partnerships, and of course with our students.
More than 10% of the university’s revenues come from collaboration with others
Our scientists and scholars share their knowledge in newspapers, in magazines, on radio- and TV shows, and on the Internet
organized monthly to offer collaboration a platform
Collaboration with scientists and scholars
Collaboration with scientists and scholars can take place via contract research.
Collaboration with students
Each year, some 4000 students graduate from our university and start looking for a job. In preparing for their careers, they are often look for traineeships, or places where they can finish their studies. Out Career Portal offers a platform for companies, organizations, and students to come into contact with each other.
Institutes and Partnerships
Tilburg University has a number of platforms for collaboration and more than 40 research institutes. Besides this, we are very active on other platforms, both in our region and beyond.
- Academic Collaborative Centers Widespread Prosperity - the connecting link between science and practice
- MindLabs - a collaboration "Where Minds, Media & Technology meet”.
- JADS - data science community in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
- ENGAGE.EU - European University engaged in societal change
- CoEV - center of excellence for European values
“Passport4Work is an innovation that benefits jobseekers as well as employers.”
- Eindhoven alderman Yasin Torunoglu on collaboration with ten chain partners in the job market innovation project
Collaboration in education
Increasingly, our educational programs too are set up in collaboration with others. In teacher training, for instance, we work closely together with Ons Middelbaar Onderwijs (OMO) (an association of secondary schools located mainly in the province of North Brabant), the data science program is a collaboration between us and the Eindhoven University of Technology, and more and more Extended Master’s programs are set up in collaboration with the business world.
Why work together with Tilburg University?
- Benefit from scientific research and scientific research methods
- Connect science with daily practice
- Together with us, work on Science that Matters!
Visit our conferences and symposiums
13:30 - 17:00
Kick-off symposium University-wide Academic Collaborative Center for Digital Health & Mental Wellbeing
Meet, connect and brainstorm with (civil society) organisations and researchers during the kick-off symposium of the University-wide Academic Collaborative Center on Digital Health & Mental Wellbeing.
09:00 - 18:00
3rd TSHD Digital Humanities Symposium: Changing minds online
When we go online, our minds are subject to a variety of mechanisms, influencing our browsing behaviours, emotions, and beliefs. Search engine optimization, misinformation, echo chambers, filter bubbles, recommendation systems, and other algorithmically generated choice architectures nudge us to follow specific epistemic paths.
09:00 - 17:00
Open to Complexity: Symposium on Open Science in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Is it possible to practice Open Science when your academic discipline is not immediately associated with hypotheses, confirmatory statistics, and formulas? Participate in this symposium on September 5th.
Need help finding the right portal?
Are you interested in collaboration with the university but still looking for the right portal? We understand that the university will come across as a complex organization, and we are more than happy to help you along. If you answer a number of questions for us, we will very quickly be able to determine the best way to do that.