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Make the most of Psychology

As a motivated student, you will get every opportunity to fully develop yourself during your studies. This is possible within your own program, of course, but Tilburg University has other opportunities as well. You can deepen your knowledge by means of our challenging On-top programs. Our international focus enables you to have an unforgettable experience by studying abroad for six months. You can also broaden your horizons by taking one of our many courses or by becoming active within the program’s study association.

Study abroad

During your program in Psychology, there are many opportunities to go abroad. For example, during the third year of the program, you can spend a semester (six months) abroad as an exchange student in order to follow courses at one of the partner universities of Tilburg University. So if your ambition extends beyond the Netherlands, the Bachelor’s program in Psychology at Tilburg University offers all kinds of possibilities to develop yourself, with the full support of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


The Bachelor’s program in Psychology does not offer any internship opportunities. Of course a student is always allowed to engage in extracurricular activities.

Excellence programs

Are you an ambitious first-year student aiming for something more? Tilburg University wishes to nurture talent. If you are interested, you can broaden your horizons with the Honors Program or the Outreaching Program. Both programs offer challenging, inspiring and in-depth education for top talents. Develop yourself, deepen your interests, and get to know other disciplines. It’s the ideal way to show more of yourself.

Did you get good grades in your first year and do you want to make the most of your study? Then you are eligible to participate in the Excellence Program of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB). In this program you deepen your knowledge and understanding by taking additional classes in the field of social and behavioral sciences. The Excellence Program is an intensive, activating, and interdisciplinary English-taught program of four courses in addition to the regular curriculum, spread over the four semesters of the second and third year of the program.

Student Association

The study association of the Psychology program is called ‘Complex’. The association is organized for and by students and aims to make student life challenging by means of conferences and symposia, for example, and of course get-togethers, parties and study trips.

Tilburg University Summer School

Tilburg University Summer School: your perfect start in Tilburg. Before starting your studies in September, you will have the opportunity to take interesting and intensive high-quality courses combined with a fun-packed social program to discover the Dutch culture and the city of Tilburg.

Make the most of your summer

  • You gain academic advantage and improve your language skills by following one of the many language courses.
  • You can start your academic career by getting familiar with Dutch culture and exploring student life in Tilburg.
  • You will meet new people from all over the world.
  • You can use your language vouchers to finance the biggest part of your Dutch, English, Spanish or Chinese summer course.
  • By participating in these courses, you can obtain official credits (2 to 8 ECTS).
  • You can participate in our Summer School now or later, it is also open for students of our university!
Summer School student Maria Alejandra Arévalo

Student Maria Alejandra Arévalo, Colombia

“A fascinating way to improve my learning experience.”

Do you want to learn Dutch or improve your English? Or have you always wanted to learn Spanish or Chinese? Then follow one of our language courses! For students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program, it is also possible to attend the other courses offered by the Summer School. If you want to deepen your knowledge in a particular domain, you can follow a thematic course in the field of Economics, Law, Management & Organization and Psychology.

Social program

Besides first-rate interactive courses, Tilburg University Summer School includes a fun packed social program offering you a large number of activities, such as city trips, sports, diners and parties. During the social program you have the opportunity to get to know students from different countries and cultures. Develop your intercultural skills and start to create your international network during this amazing summer experience

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