Entrepreneurship at Tilburg University

Tilburg University has already inspired many students and entrepreneurs, one of whom is former student Ruud Schippers, founder of JAMwerkt.nl. You can find out more about him in this video. Are you going to be the next person who gets inspired?


At Tilburg University, we believe that an entrepreneurial mindset is important for all our students. A focus on entrepreneurship helps our students to become pro-active, enterprising, and characterful thinkers. Or, as it is formulated in the Tilburg Education Vision: thinkers who actively contribute to society. That's why we do all we can to encourage entrepreneurship. We provide education and support and among other things, we organize various activities and events in the field of entrepreneurship. Learn about entrepreneurship, go into business yourself, or get inspired and expand your network. This site contains all the information you need about entrepreneurship at Tilburg University.

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  • 12 Mar 2018News

    Coaching by Professor of Practice Ronald de Jong
    As part of his work at Tilburg University, Professor of Practice Ronald de Jong is prepared to coach two students or recent alumni who have a good business idea or who are in the process of starting up an enterprise. Read more

  • 12 Mar 2018News

    Professor of Practice and Philips CHRO Ronald de Jong: ‘We hire character’
    Fast-changing developments in a globalized world force companies to act, while exponential growth in technological advancement has reduced the average lifespan of companies. The resulting financial, economic, and monetary crises are mainly crises of value and require solutions of responsible leadership, said Professor of Practice Ronald de Jong, member of the Philips Executive Committee during his inaugural address on March 9. Preceding his speech, a symposium on the subject of 'Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century' was held. Read more

  • 20 Apr 2017News

    AACSB reaccreditation for Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    The programs of the School of Economics and Management have been reaccredited by the Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for another five year. Read more

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