International students on campus

Top 48 worldwide in Business & Economics, Law and Psychology

THE World University Ranking, 2023

Study in Tilburg in the Netherlands

Is Tilburg University your match? Here, not only do you develop your professional skills and academic knowledge, you are also encouraged to focus on your personal development. You will become a critical, creative thinker, who goes beyond conventional solutions and has an impact on society. Find your program in a wide range of international programs in Economics & Management, Law & Public Administration, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Humanities & Digital Sciences and Theology.


in our Bachelor's and Master's programs


creating a vibrant international community

international students

in our English-taught programs

Why study at Tilburg University?

  • Contribute to society
    Our education is built on three pillars: knowledge, skills ánd character. As a Tilburg University student, you are continuously encouraged to come up with creative ideas and to think beyond conventional solutions and methodologies. In-class discussions and group work keep you actively engaged and involved.

  • A real student city!
    Tilburg is the seventh-largest city in the Netherlands. 1 in 7 people in Tilburg is a student, so student life is essential to what happens in Tilburg. The city has something to offer for everyone, such as a thriving cafe and restaurant culture, sports, art films, world-class pop music, and classical music, and great contemporary art. Or join one of the many study or student organizations to meet new students and make new friends. 

  • Compact green campus with excellent facilities
    Tilburg University has a green campus that is located on the edge of a a parklike forest, offering all the modern facilities you need within a walking distance. Study at our in- and outdoor work stations, work out at our top-notch Sports Center, or enjoy a break at one of our many restaurants and cafés, including a Starbucks!

  • Gateway to travel the world
    Spend a semester abroad at one of our 200+ partner universities all over the world. You will strengthen your resume, while developing strong intercultural skills in preparation for an international career.

Location Tilburg University

3 good reasons to study in Holland

A culture of innovation and interaction

In your classroom you will interact and work in an open and informal environment.

Educational innovat
Opportunities for an international career

At Dutch multinationals such as Philips, Heineken, KLM, Shell, ING, and Unilever. 

Kracht in de regio
Strong quality of education

All Dutch research universities belong in the top 250 in the world (THE, 2021). 

BSc Economics Student Javier Torralba Flores

"I originally chose Tilburg because of the degree program, but I was surprised to discover an incredible international community! I made friends with people from every continent except Antarctica!"

Javier Torralba Flores - BSc Economics Student

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Would you like to get to know Tilburg University up close?

Our activities can help you decide which university and study program are the right choice for you. Throughout the year you have the opportunity to learn more about Tilburg University and the study programs that we offer.