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Kick-off Tilburg University Young Academy 21 September

Published: 15th September 2020 Last updated: 16th September 2020

On September 21 the kick-off of the Tilburg University Young Academy will take place. The new platform of and for young Tilburg researchers aims to promote cooperation within the faculties on the one hand and the social actors on the other hand. This academy, a self-governing body, will (in the first instance) have 14 members, who will stimulate the debate on academic research, education, impact and leadership, both at university and national level. 

The academy will bring together ambitious, talented young researchers.  The members choose a chairman and secretary from among their number and organize their own activities.
These are aimed at stimulating interdisciplinary cooperation in the field of education and research, jointly developing knowledge and ideas,  applying for research or education scholarships, and preparing for academic leadership, both within and outside the university.


Rector Magnificus Prof. Dr. Klaas Sijtsma will give a speech at the kick-off. Guest speaker is the chairman of The Young Academy, Prof. Dr. Jeroen de Ridder. 

For more information please contact . Jade van Hofwegen-'t Lam, 
Policy Advisor Education, Research and Internationalization
 013-466 2819.