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Incoming Exchange Program

We welcome about 650 international exchange students each year. These students come to Tilburg within the framework of ERASMUS+ agreements and bilateral agreements with universities all over the world. At Tilburg University, you can choose from a wide selection of over 300 English-taught courses per semester.

For outgoing exchange students of Tilburg University

If you want to know more about our outgoing exchange program and other options to go abroad for Tilburg University students, please go to Study Abroad & Exchange.

An exchange at Tilburg University

  • If your university is an exchange partner of Tilburg University, you can apply for an exchange at Tilburg University with the International Office of your own university
  • Tilburg University does not offer a free mover program for exchanges outside of exchange agreements.
  • As an exchange student you do not have to pay a tuition fee at Tilburg University. Instead, you will continue to pay your regular fees to your home institution.
  • Whilst you are expected to be proficient in English, students of most nationalities are not required to take an English language test or submit an English language certificate in order to study at Tilburg University as an exchange student. Please check our language requirements page for further information.
  • Tilburg University has a variety of support services on offer for incoming exchange students who may need it. Check our Inclusive Mobility page for more information.
  • Please note that it is not possible to write your thesis at Tilburg University as an exchange student.
  • Sandra Isaksson Incoming Exchange student

    Sandra Isaksson

    Hanken University Finland

    "Besides a vibrant student life and an amazing Sports Center with courses ranging from rugby to jumping fitness, I discovered that Tilburg University has a broad, high quality course offering. The professors at Tilburg University are highly engaged in their teaching, and many courses are built upon interesting and interactive student-led seminars."

  • Faidra Koutitsa

    Faidra Koutitsa

    American College of Greece

    "I couldn’t have imagined this would be the best experience of my life. I met incredible people, created cherished friendships, made amazing memories and grew as a person. If I could, I would do it again in a heartbeat!"

Two Tilburg students enjoying student life

Becoming a new exchange student

Check all the information relevant to apply, select your courses and kick-start your exchange program at Tilburg University.

Go to our Becoming a new exchange student section