News and Events Tilburg University
Pre-Bachelor’s Program for Refugee Students Starts August 28
Tilburg University, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg, the Foundation for Refugee Students UAF, and the City of Tilburg signed a covenant on May 30 to mount a Pre-Bachelor’s program for refugee students with residence permits.
PhD Workshop on Citizenship & Statelessness at Tilburg Law School was a success!
Tilburg Law School hosted its first ever PhD Workshop on Citizenship & Statelessness from 29 October – 1 November 2018, which was made possible by the Tilburg University Fund. The workshop brought together an ambitious group of 15 PhD researchers working in this field from different disciplines and countries.
Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP
Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren have received the DCHI jury award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2018 for their contribution to the optimization tool Optimus by the World Food Programme.
EYES project started: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills
Thanks to its Impact Program, Tilburg University has become a partner in a new European project to develop coaching for young people who do not have a job and are not in any form of education or training. The project is called EYES: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills. The City of Tilburg is participating as well.
The diversity and splendor of language and culture
Language is the ideal connector of people and knowledge, and culture is the mold in which language is cast. Consider: what are the conventions and how do we interact with each other? On December 6, the Language and Culture Afternoon demonstrated how thorny and “bad” language can be and how perplexing, glorious, and diverse culture is.
THE: Tilburg University in Top 50 best universities worldwide: Business & Economics, Law, and Psychology
In the 2019 Times Higher Education Subject Rankings Tilburg University has been ranked amongst the best universities in the world in its three major academic fields: Business & Economics, Law, and Psychology. Tilburg University is maintaining her position in the Top 20 in Europe and currently holds a position in the Top 50 worldwide.
In memoriam Koen Jaspaert (1956-2017)
Last Friday, September 8th, Koen Jaspaert passed away from the effects of ALS. He was 61 years old.
New publications by i-Hilt members
Recently, various members of our institute have published on legal historical topics.
Lex Meijdam reappointed as Dean of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management
The Executive Board of Tilburg University has reappointed Professor Lex Meijdam as Dean of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). Meijdam was first appointed as Dean on 1 January 2013. <bra.
Mark Brandt to receive SAGE Young Scholar Award
Mark Brandt recently received the SAGE Young Scholar Award at the Congress of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Atlanta, USA. Mark is an associate professor at the Department of Social Psychology at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB). His research examines how ideological and moral beliefs – such as political ideology, religious fundamentalism, and moral conviction – influence attitudes and behaviors and provide people with meaning.
Tilburg University Economics Ranking 2013-2017
As of today the new Tilburg University Economics Ranking is available. It covers publications during the timeframe 2013-2017. Our university is currently ranked at position 38 worldwide, and shared 14/15 in Europe.
Module 'Sociology' at IMC Weekendschool Tilburg
For the second year in a row, 45 12-year old children from deprived neighborhoods in Tilburg participated in the module 'Sociology' of the IMC Weekendschool. This module, consisting of six lessons, was developed and taught by Inge Sieben and Tom Swelsen (both Dept. Sociology) with the help of eleven volunteer-students.
Conference "De patiënt centraal in oncologiezorg: Organisatie doet er toe”
On April 4, 2019, the conference: “De patiënt centraal in oncologiezorg: Organisatie doet er toe” will take place on our University campus. All presentations concern applied research on the organization of oncology care.
Xmas Speech Jantine Schuit: Together Shaping the Future of TSB
Jantine Schuit, Dean TSB, looks back and ahead after hundred days in office. At the TSB Christmas Drinks on 21 December, Jantine presented her findings based on the many talks she had with the management of all departments and many individual staff members. Furthermore, she summarizes the Strategic Plan 2018-2021 of the School.
Tilburg University’s 2017 annual report published
In our annual Report, we render account of our activities in 2017.