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Institutes and research groups

Studying, understanding, helping, guiding: Tilburg University aims to use its research to contribute to a better understanding of complex social issues. Researchers do so by looking at underlying structures, links and meanings. The research conducted on Tilburg University's campus leads to new insights and questions, but also to practical advice and recommendations.

Research institutes

Tilburg University research is conducted within the Schools' graduate schools or within one of its many research institutes. Each institute specializes in one or more areas of expertise; there are School-based and multidisciplinary institutes. In the latter type, specialists from various disciplines work together. Always with a view to innovative science.

  • Babylon
    Center for the Study of Superdiversity
  • CCL
    Center for Company Law
  • CCP
    Competence Centre for Pension research
  • CentERdata
    Institute for data collection and research
  • CoRPS
    Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders
  • Cred-ART
    Christelijke geloofsartikelen
  • CSEC
    Center for the Study of Early Christianity
  • CTLD
    Center for Transboundary Legal Development
  • CWRC
    Cardinal Willebrands Research Center
  • DSC/t
    Data Science Center Tilburg
  • EBC
    European Banking Center
  • ERISS
    European Research Institute on Service Science
  • EVS
    European Values Study
  • FIT
    Tilburg Tax Institute
  • FSC
    Franciscan Study Centre
  • HSRI
    Herbert Simon Research Institute
  • i-HILT
    Virtual platform on the history of international law
  • Intervict
    International Victimology Institute Tilburg
  • Luce
    Center for Religious Communication
  • Netspar
    Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement
  • PMC
    People Management Center
  • ReflecT
    Research Institute for Flexicurity, Labour Market Dynamics and Social Cohesion
  • RJC
    Study Group Relationship Judaism Christianity
  • TCC
    Tilburg Cobbenhagen Center
  • TCE
    Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship
  • TELOS
    Brabant Center for Sustainable Development
  • Thomas Instituut
    Thomas Institute
  • Tiber
    Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research
  • TiCC
    Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
  • TiFB
    Tilburg Institute for Family Business
  • TIG
    Tilburg Institute of Governance
  • TILEC
    Tilburg Law and Economics Center
  • TiLPS
    Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science
  • TILT
    Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
  • TIP
    Tilburg Institute for Private Law 
  • TiREG
    Tilburg Center for Regional Law and Governance
  • Tranzo
    Scientific Center for Care and Wellbeing
  • TSC
    Tilburg Sustainability Center
  • UCGV
    Universitair Centrum voor Geestelijke Verzorging