Tilburg Institute of Governance
Truly multidisciplinary, innovative and operating on the frontier of knowledge. Tilburg Institute of Governance (TIG) is unique.
It is not just a research institute or an academic education program. It’s a community of outstanding scholars, students and alumni with an interest in public governance and public sector issues.
As an alliance of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) and Tilburg Law School (TLS), TIG operates at the interface of the disciplines of Public Administration, Economics and Law. Each discipline offers different insights and tools to deepen our understanding of public governance issues.
Patrick Kenis appointed as Professor of Public Governance
PRESS RELEASE 2 July 2018 - Patrick Kenis has been appointed as Professor of Public Governance, effective July 1, 2018, and as Managing Director of TIG (Tilburg Institute of Governance), an interdisciplinary research and teaching institute at the interface of Public Administration, Economics, and Law.
TIG in the media
TIG scholars are experts in all governance issues. No surprise media frequently ask to shine our light on a wide variety of issues.
You can also contact the staff member directly.
Latest media performances:
- Waarom willen zelfstandige, moderne vrouwen per se door hun vriend ten huwelijk worden gevraagd? (Trouw)
- De prijs die we betalen voor privacy (Telegraaf)
- TIG’s dr. Marc van de Wardt on diversity in political parties. Frontpage De Morgen.
- TIG’s prof. dr. Harald Benink was a guest at Nieuwsuur to talk about the “Hanzeliga”, Article Video (from 29 min. onwards)
Podcast: the Tilburg Governance Hub
TIG students Daniel Bertram and Peter Hellevang make this informative podcast on governance issues.
TIG research focuses on real-world challenges and scientific problems associated with transformations and innovations in (public) governance from the global to the local level.
At Tilburg Institute of Governance we believe that the goal of education is to prepare our students for their (professional) future. We provide them with all the knowledge and tools we deem necessary for their career.
To get a taste of how TIG uses an interdisciplinary approach, check out this mini weblecture:
Prof. Frank Hendriks on Public Governance & the referendum
As a student of Public Governance (BSc or MSc) or Bestuurskunde (BSc) you will become part of the Tilburg Institute of Governance (TIG). A unique small-scaled, interdisciplinary and innovative community of outstanding scholars, students and alumni from all over the world. More information on: