What can I do to develop my skills?
During your lectures, working groups and other forms of education, you will gain a lot of substantive knowledge. It is important for your future that you acquire more than just professional knowledge during your studies. That is why Tilburg University offers you the opportunity to develop your skills.
Learning a language
Tilburg University's Language Center offers free language courses for students. At the Language Center you can improve your academic skills in Dutch or English or learn a whole new language. Check the language courses.
Are you not offered programming as a standard during your studies, but would you like to learn this? Then take a look at DataCamp. In this online learning environment there are courses from R, Python and SQL. Read more about DataCamp.
Use and contribute to our open science platform
Tilburg Science Hub, an online resource, helps you to conduct data- and computation-intensive projects efficiently. It provides tutorials and information about workflow and data management and working with certain programs like Python or R. It also provides examples which can be used for your own project. Students and researchers are invited to use this resource and contribute to it as well. Comments and suggestions are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Study and Planning Skills
Do you want to work on your skills, acquire new knowledge alongside your studies and/or prepare for the transition to the labor market? Check the training, workshops and courses.
Writing and Information Skills
The Scriptorium offers individual support for writing in both Dutch and English. You can also get help with searching for relevant background literature, consulting specific databases, and with questions about quoting and source referencing. Read more on the Scriptorium.
In order to prepare yourself properly for entering the labor market, it is important that you have insight into your own possibilities and wishes. By participating in the training courses and workshops by Student Career Services, you will gain insight into yourself. Check the Career Center offer.
Active on a board
Making friends, building a network, training your skills, and enriching your CV with practical experience: these are just some of the advantages of being active in the board of a study or student association, a university committee, or a representative council. Read more about the skills program for students who are active on a board.
Knowledge, skills and character
By integrating knowledge, skills, and character in our education, we support your personal development and prepare you for your future: your career and your role in society. Read more about the Tilburg Education Profile.