Who to turn to when I have problems, either or not related to my studies?
Do not let little problems get out of hand. Do not hesitate to get in touch with one of the people mentioned below. They are here to help you!
Changes due to COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, the information on the different sections of this page may differ. Always check the FAQ about the coronavirus for students for the most recent information.
How do I know if I study well?
Workshops and training courses are regularly given in which you learn how to study. The coordinators can advise or guide you, for instance through a course on time management. This guidance can even take place via e-mail.
Which trainings, workshops and courses can I follow?
- Personal skills
- Study choice
Interested in other trainings or courses for later on in your study career?
What to do in case of study delay?
You are obliged to immediately report to one of Deans of Students in the event of any form of (expected) study delay. They can advise you on the next logical step in your study career, and assist you if you want to rely on an exception rule or financial compensation due to potential delays.
- If you run into so much delay that you might not get past the Binding Study Advice (BSA) threshold, you definitely need to contact a Dean of Students. Deans of Students in their recommendation to the Examination Board can advise them to postpone their decision by a year.
- If you have a visa for studying, you need to acquire at least 50% of your credits (30 ects) each year. If not, Tilburg University has to report you to the IND. If you have reported special circumstances during the academic year, you may be allowed to stay on and continue your program. It is really important therefore to report circumstances that cause delay.
Student advice and counseling
To successfully complete your studies, various circumstances are involved. Sometimes you could use some advice or guidance. Do you have study-related questions, or do you need a listening ear on a personal level?
Tips study skills and internet help sites
Tilburg University, Student Development and the Sports Center offer workshops and trainings to manage and prevent the most common problems among students. The student psychologists have also selected a number of relevant websites for students who have various personal problems.
How do I keep motivated for my studies?
Studying requires a lot of self-motivation and some students experience a lack of structure in their days. On this website, you will find tips and advice to bring more structure into your day.