Research Tilburg University
Quality, innovation, making connections, internationalization, and effectiveness drive our research and teaching.
The basis is a high-quality research in the fields of:
Research Economics and Management
With our research we focus on the themes of labor markets, aging, sustainability, innovation, market governance, banking, financial markets, entrepreneurship, marketing, and consumer behavior.
Our mission is to understand and improve the role of law in tackling societal problems now and in the future.
Research Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.
Research Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences besides the traditional disciplines of Psychology and Sociology comprises also unique multidisciplinary research areas and research groups which take social issues as a starting point.
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology explains the catholic tradition in the context of contemporary society and studies the spiritual needs of the individual.
This research meets international quality standards.
Scientific Strengths – our research profile
What are our core activities? What can we be relied on to provide in terms of academic excellence. In other words: What is our research profile?
We focus on social issues from various disciplines: the complexity of subjects like pensions and the aging population, security, sustainability, the labor market, and care requires an integral approach.
Our Impact Program connects Tilburg University researchers with other knowledge institutions, authorities, citizens, and the business community to cooperate on three important themes: Empowering the Resilient Society, Enhancing Health and Wellbeing, and Creating Value from Data.
To ensure that the results of our research are broadly available to society at large, Tilburg University has opted for Open Access publication wherever possible.
We also invest in our PhD students who, as the new generation of researchers, are of vital importance to the knowledge-based economy. We offer PhD programs for our own and for external PhD students and are partner in various international joint PhD programs.