Studying and Student life

Summer Schools in Tilburg & Abroad

Tilburg University Summer School

Tilburg University runs its own Tilburg University Summer School program every summer, including various language courses. These courses could be the perfect opportunity to prepare for an exchange period in the next academic year. Over 50% of the participants are international students. Sample the international atmosphere on our campus and learn the language of your exchange destination, like Chinese, Spanish, or improve your English.

Summer Schools abroad

There are many other summer schools all over the world. The sky is the limit! Many of Tilburg University partner universities offer summer schools, but you may also find a summer program at a non-partner university of Tilburg University. You are free to choose freely amongst all programs in the world. Online portals that may be helpful in finding a suitable summer school for you are and

Netherlands-Asia Honors Summer School

One of the more popular summer schools, which is co-funded by all 13 Dutch universities and multiple multi-nationals, is the Netherlands-Asia Honors Summer School (NAHSS). NAHSS has now grown into a large organization that helps many Dutch students to realize an unforgettable academic experience on the Asian continent with academic, business and cultural programs. You can find more information on Here you can read about the experience of a recent NAHSS participant.


At this moment there is no funding available to financially support students participating in a summer school abroad. However, some partner universities offer discounts to students from Tilburg University. You can find this information on the summer school pages of our partner universities. If you want to apply for a summer school for which you are eligible to receive a discount, you may have to hand in a nomination letter from Tilburg University. If this is the case, you can contact the study abroad & exchange office.

More information

If you would like to receive more information about a particular summer school program, please contact the university abroad directly with your questions. They have dedicated summer school staff who be able to answer all your questions.