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Events Tilburg University

A complete list of all this year's events organized by or jointly with Tilburg University can be found in the events calendar per month.

  • 23 Jan 201709:00

    TOP Winter Week TOP Winter Week
    This year’s TOP Winter week is from Monday, January 23rd through Friday, January 27th. TOP Week is organized for students by students. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201712:00

    Seminar Angela Daly: 'Private power online: how does the EU law fare?" Seminar Angela Daly: 'Private power online: how does the EU law fare?"

  • 25 Jan 201710:45

    Work in Progress: Marga Edens Work in Progress: Marga Edens
    Public value dilemmas for Dutch DSOs in times of energy transition: a legal approach
    10:45-11:45, T 50A
    Marga Edens Read more

  • 26 Jan 201710:30

    The etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2017 The etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2017
    The theme of the 2017 conference is 'Innovative methods in communication research'. This year’s conference is organized by Tilburg University under the flag of NefCa (the Netherlands Flanders Communication Association). Read more

  • 26 Jan 201717:00

    Poetry Party & Campus Poet Election 2017 Poetry Party & Campus Poet Election 2017
    On 26 January, Dutch National Poetry Day, it is the perfect occasion to elect the new Campus Poet for 2017. Come and join the Poetry Party, with music and performances, and vote for your favourite candidate! Read more

  • 30 Jan 201714:00

    PhD Defense Ms. L. Shu, MSc PhD Defense Ms. L. Shu, MSc
    Title: Essays on Retirement Income Provision
    Supervisors: Prof. A.M.B. De Waegenaere, Prof. B. Melenberg
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  • 01 Feb 201710:45

    Work in Progress: Moritz Suppliet Work in Progress: Moritz Suppliet
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
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  • 02 Feb 201714:30

    Vertrouwen & Onbehagen * Vertrouwen & Onbehagen *
    Publicist and winner of the prestigious PC Hooft Prize Bas Heijne shows us like no other where it hurts in our modern culture. Theologian Erik Borgman will give a reaction and involves the tradition of the Dominicans. In their conversation, they go into the question: what is good for us? (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 03 Feb 201709:30

    Tilburg Model United Nations: The Future of Europe Tilburg Model United Nations: The Future of Europe
    You want to sharpen your skills on public speaking, critical thinking and negotiating? Register for Model United Nations (MUN) Tilburg on 3, 4 and 5 February! MUN is a simulation of a UN-committee session. You take the role of a delegate representing a country, and adopt ‘your’ country’s position on a predetermined issue and defend this position in a debate. (language: English) Read more

  • 03 Feb 201716:00

    MUN openings panel: The Future of Europe * MUN openings panel: The Future of Europe *
    Europe is under unprecedented pressure. The EU faces crisis after crises, and cannot count on growing support among its population. What future awaits the EU? A panel of experts will explore some crucial dossiers. (language: English) Read more

  • 06 Feb 201710:00

    Seminar Sociology by Thijs van den Broek Seminar Sociology by Thijs van den Broek
    10:00 hrs
    Thijs van den Broek (LSE: London School of Economics and Political Science)
    Title: Adult children stepping in? Long-term care reforms and trends in children’s provision of household support to impaired parents in the Netherlands
    Location: S 505
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  • 06 Feb 201714:30

    Verkiezingssymposium Ongelijkheid binnen gelijkheid Verkiezingssymposium Ongelijkheid binnen gelijkheid
    'Het Tilburgs Verkiezingssymposium' will focus on the parliamentary elections in the Netherlands, which are held in March 2017. The two themes which will be debated after an academic introduction are the refugee problem and direct democracy.(language: Dutch) Read more

  • 06 Feb 201715:00

    Tilburgs Verkiezingssymposium Tilburgs Verkiezingssymposium
    Het Tilburgs Verkiezingssymposium is een jaarlijks terugkerend symposium dat dit jaar in het teken zal staan van de Tweede Kamerverkiezingen van 2017. Read more

  • 07 Feb 201719:00

    Wie wint de digitale strijd? Markt of overheid? * Wie wint de digitale strijd? Markt of overheid? *
    As citizens we trust a huge amount of information to our governement and to companies. Do we experience the benefits of it or are we becoming more and more vulnerable? In the symposium "Who will win the digital battle? Market or government?" experts in the field of big data, administration and policy will jointly come to an answer. (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 08 Feb 201710:45

    Club IO: Leigh Hancher Club IO: Leigh Hancher
    The new Energy Package proposals
    10:45-11:45, T 50A
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  • 09 Feb 201714:30

    Professor Cyrille Fijnaut retires as Confidential Counselor Professor Cyrille Fijnaut retires as Confidential Counselor
    For many years, Professor Cyrille Fijnaut has been Tilburg University’s Confidential Counselor. In that capacity, his door was always open to anyone wishing to consult him. On January 1st, he retires from this position and be succeeded by Professor Aart de Zeeuw. Read more

  • 09 Feb 201720:00

    Hartslagcafé: De Wil van het Volk * Hartslagcafé: De Wil van het Volk *
    Represents the democratic state satisfactorily the will of the people? With the national election campaign in full swing an evening on the functioning of the Dutch democracy! With jurist Maurice Adams, sociologist Koen Abts and journalist Ariejan Korteweg. Read more

  • 11 Feb 201709:00

    Bachelor's Open Day Bachelor's Open Day
    During the Open day you will have the opportunity to find out more about all the Bachelor's programs Tilburg University offers. Read more

  • 15 Feb 201710:45

    Work in Progress: Clemens Fiedler Work in Progress: Clemens Fiedler
    On the Merits of Antitrust Liability in Regulated Industries by A. Bose, D. Pal, and D. Sappington, J Law Econ (2016)
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
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  • 15 Feb 201716:00

    PhD Defense Mr. K.S. Postek, MSc PhD Defense Mr. K.S. Postek, MSc
    Title: Distributionally and integer adjustable robust optimization
    Supervisors: Prof. D. den Hertog, Prof. B. Melenberg, Prof. A. Ben-Tal
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  • 15 Feb 201720:00

    Engagement in de Kunsten * Engagement in de Kunsten *
    In this double program, the meanings and dilemmas concerning autonomy and engagement in the arts are seen from a new perspective. (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 16 Feb 201716:30

    The Last Lecture: Willem van Genugten * The Last Lecture: Willem van Genugten *
    A 'last lecture' is a lecture in which a professor lectures a group of students as if it was his last lecture. Willem van Genugten is emeritus professor of International Law at Tilburg University. He currently chairs the Dutch government’s Commission on Human Rights and the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law. In 2012, he received a doctorate honoris causa from North-West University in South Africa. (language: English) Read more

  • 21 Feb 201712:45

    Seminar Organization Studies by dr. Anne Nederveen Pieterse Seminar Organization Studies by dr. Anne Nederveen Pieterse
    12:45 hrs
    Anne Nederveen Pieterse (Rotterdam School of Management)
    Title: t.b.a.
    Location: S 505
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  • 22 Feb 201710:00

    PhD Defense Ms. G. Mikolik, MBA PhD Defense Ms. G. Mikolik, MBA
    Title: Building Best Practice Automotive After Sales Network; The Volkswagen Case
    Supervisor: Prof. J. Ashayeri
    Co-supervisor: Dr. R.C.M. Brekelmans
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  • 22 Feb 201710:45

    TILEC Seminar: Federico Etro (University of Venice) TILEC Seminar: Federico Etro (University of Venice)
    10:45-11:45, T50A
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  • 07 Mar 201710:00

    Training kritisch denken - Introductie Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) * Training kritisch denken - Introductie Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) *
    Training for students and teaching staff (Tilburg University), in which you can develop your critical thinking skills by means of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 08 Mar 201716:00

    PhD Defense Mr. F.M.A. Saleh PhD Defense Mr. F.M.A. Saleh
    Title: De buurtconcentratie van etnische minderheden
    Supervisor: Prof. R.S. Gowricharn
    Co-supervisor: Dr. W.J.G. Uunk
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  • 10 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Liberal Arts and Sciences Student for a day Liberal Arts and Sciences
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Liberal Arts and Sciences. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 10 Mar 201716:15

    Inaugural address Prof. M. Minkman Inaugural address Prof. M. Minkman
    Title: t.b.a.

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  • 13 Mar 201716:00

    PhD Defense Mr. C.L.M. Meuwese PhD Defense Mr. C.L.M. Meuwese
    Title: Twee eeuwen dienstplicht, discipline, dienstweigering en desertie; deelnemen (of niet) aan de Nederlandse krijgsmacht in rechtshistorisch perspectief
    Supervisors: Prof. R.C.H. Lesaffer, Prof. B.P. Vermeulen, Prof. Th.A. de Roos
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  • 14 Mar 2017

    Master Graduation Department Marketing Master Graduation Department Marketing

  • 14 Mar 201712:45

    Seminar Organization Studies by dr. Alexander Alexiev Seminar Organization Studies by dr. Alexander Alexiev
    12:45 hrs
    Alexander Alexiev (VU University Amsterdam)
    Title: Service Innovations and Management Innovation: The Moderating Role of Service Tangibility
    Location: S 505
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  • 15 Mar 201710:45

    TILEC Seminar: Mislav Mataija (European Commission, Legal Service) TILEC Seminar: Mislav Mataija (European Commission, Legal Service)
    10:45-11:45, T50A
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  • 16 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Online Culture: Art, Media and Society Student for a day Online Culture: Art, Media and Society
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Online Culture: Art, Media and Society. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 16 Mar 201716:00

    Montesquieu Lecture 2017 Montesquieu Lecture 2017
    Tilburg Law School is honored to host Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos as speaker. Professor Santos will deliver a lecture entitled ‘The resilience of abyssal exclusions in our societies. Toward a post-abyssal law’.
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  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Information Days TU/e Information Days TU/e

  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Student for a day Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Public Governance Student for a day Public Governance
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Public Governance. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 17 Mar 201714:00

    PhD Defense Mr. N. Frielink, MSc PhD Defense Mr. N. Frielink, MSc
    Title: Motivation, well-being and living with a mild intellectual disability: A self-determination theory perspective
    Supervisors: Prof. P.J.C.M. Embregts, Prof. C. Schuengel
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  • 17 Mar 201716:15

    Inaugural address Prof. S.C. Pauws PDEng Inaugural address Prof. S.C. Pauws PDEng
    Title: t.b.a.
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  • 18 Mar 201709:00

    Information Days TU/e Information Days TU/e

  • 21 Mar 201720:00

    Science Café: De kracht van de nacht Science Café: De kracht van de nacht
    Not every one is sure to get a good night’s sleep. Ton Coenen (Radboud University Nijmegen) is Emeritus Professor of Sleep Studies and wrote a book entitled Het slapende brein. He will talk about the function of sleep and about the potential consequences of long-term sleep deprivation. (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 22 Mar 201715:30

    Human Library: Meet your prejudice Human Library: Meet your prejudice
    Visit the Human Library in Tilburg on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Instead of a book, you can borrow a 'person' and hear their life story. There will be many different 'books' whom you can talk to, such as refugees, an orphan, a transsexual, people with a handicap or people who have a peculiar lifestyle. The Human Library aims to take away prejudices and stimulate social cohesion. (language: Dutch & English) Read more

  • 23 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Economics Student for a day Economics
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Economics. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 23 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day International Business Administration Student for a day International Business Administration
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in International Business Administration. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 23 Mar 201717:00

    Master's information evening Master's information evening
    Our Master's evening offers you the opportunity to:
    - Get acquainted with our English taught (Pre-)Master's programs.
    - Meet our students and academic advisors on the Master's fair.
    - Meet our Career Services officers to discuss how you can make the right choices. Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Data Science (Tilburg) Student for a day Data Science (Tilburg)
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Data Science. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Global Law Student for a day Global Law
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Global Law. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Global Management of Social Issues Student for a day Global Management of Social Issues
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Global Management of Social Issues. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Psychology Student for a day Psychology
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Psychology. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201716:15

    Valedictory address Prof. G.A.M. Rouwhorst Valedictory address Prof. G.A.M. Rouwhorst
    Title: t.b.a.

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  • 11 Feb 201709:00

    Bachelor's Open Day Bachelor's Open Day
    During the Open day you will have the opportunity to find out more about all the Bachelor's programs Tilburg University offers. Read more

  • 10 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Liberal Arts and Sciences Student for a day Liberal Arts and Sciences
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Liberal Arts and Sciences. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 16 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Online Culture: Art, Media and Society Student for a day Online Culture: Art, Media and Society
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Online Culture: Art, Media and Society. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Information Days TU/e Information Days TU/e

  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Student for a day Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 17 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Public Governance Student for a day Public Governance
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Public Governance. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 18 Mar 201709:00

    Information Days TU/e Information Days TU/e

  • 23 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Economics Student for a day Economics
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Economics. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 23 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day International Business Administration Student for a day International Business Administration
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in International Business Administration. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 23 Mar 201717:00

    Master's information evening Master's information evening
    Our Master's evening offers you the opportunity to:
    - Get acquainted with our English taught (Pre-)Master's programs.
    - Meet our students and academic advisors on the Master's fair.
    - Meet our Career Services officers to discuss how you can make the right choices. Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Data Science (Tilburg) Student for a day Data Science (Tilburg)
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Data Science. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Global Law Student for a day Global Law
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Global Law. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Global Management of Social Issues Student for a day Global Management of Social Issues
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Global Management of Social Issues. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more

  • 24 Mar 201709:00

    Student for a day Psychology Student for a day Psychology
    During this Student for a day you will immerse yourself in Psychology. You will take multiple lectures from that study program and meet students who are currently enrolled in the program. This is the best way to get to know the university, but also the program, and see whether it's a good fit for you! Read more