Tilburg University Topics
The 'New Common': how corona is changing the world
The corona crisis puts social challenges on edge. Based on academic knowledge, Tilburg University offers input for these issues and we will enter into a dialog, because the best way forward is together.
How do we turn the digital society into a better one than the analogue society? Tilburg University conducts research into the opportunities and threats.
Sustainability and society
Tilburg University's sustainability research includes issues in economics, ethics, and law. Researchers focus on, for instance, Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable development, environmental economics, climate change and sustainable investment.
Changing labor market
Flexibilization of labor, globalization and labor migration, technology and robotization, aging, emancipation: entrepreneurs, employers and employees must constantly adapt. But work is essential to our well-being. How do we ensure that everyone can continue to participate in the labor market?
Are we adequately protected against organized crime, criminal undermining of society, financial-economic crimes, cybercrime? Is there sufficient support for victims of human trafficking? Are governments, police, and the judiciary cooperating? Or how do we create a safer society?
Culture and Religion
Secularization, increasing globalization & diversification and technological advances are influencing personal and social identities. Our scientists analyze and interpret the consequences of these developments for language, culture and religion.
Health and Wellbeing
Keeping healthcare affordable but sustainable and just at the same time. This crucial dilemma is the focus of many of our researchers from the viewpoint of economics, governance, sociology, psychology, law and ethics. Many of them cooperate closely with healthcare professionals.