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In memoriam Demir Pabuççu

Published: 31st March 2023 Last updated: 31st March 2023

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that Demir Pabuççu, student in the bachelor Psychology, passed away unexpectedly. Demir passed away on Monday March 27th.

Demir started the international bachelor in September 2022. We have come to know him as a kind and intelligent student.

Our thoughts are with Demir’s family, friends and fellow students. We wish them lots of strength in these difficult times.

A commemoration meeting will be held on Monday April 3rd at 3PM in the Zwijsen building. And a memorial room can be visited from Monday in S 103.

If you have questions regarding this message or need to talk to someone, contact the education coordinators of the bachelor psychology (


On behalf of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences,

Antoinette de Bont, Dean
Marcel van Assen, Vice-Dean Education
Michael Bender, Academic Director Psychology
Wendy Erkelens, Charlotte Malafosse and Trudy Haneveer, Education Coordinators Psychology