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Apps for students: which apps are useful to download?

Our smartphones have become almost indispensable to us in our daily lives. Most of the apps on your phone will probably have a is strong fun aspect to them. Naturally, there are also apps that are handy for you to download if you’re studying here. We’ve listed them for you.

Study-related apps:

  • Microsoft Authenticator logo

    Microsoft Authenticator


    Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is  mandatory when using various applications because of safety and security reasons. At Tilburg University, you can install the Microsoft Authenticator on your smartphone. Download the Microsoft Authenticator App via:

  • Canvas App Tilburg University



    The digital learning environment that includes announcements, documents, assignments, and tests. Download the Canvas App via:

  • Osiris App Tilburg University Students



    For information on schedules of work groups, lectures, and exams. The OSIRIS App also allows you to register for courses and to receive invitations to take written exams. The app also allows you to see the grades you have scored on exams. Download the OSIRIS App via:

  • VPN Global Protect

    Global Protect


    Establish a VPN-connection. Download de Global Protect app via:

  • Campus Print App by Canon

    Campus print


    The Canon Campus Print app allows you to send print jobs from your smartphone to the campus printers. Download de Campus Print app via:

  • MirrorOp App



    This app allows you to do wireless presentations in CUBE. Download the MirrorOp app via:

  • DataCamp App



    Use the DataCamp app to learn how to program. Download the DataCamp app via:

Frequently used apps by other students:

  • App Tilburg University Sports Center

    Sports Center


    This app allows you to view your sports schedule as well as all the sports courses offered by the Sports Center, and lots more  …  Download the Sports Center app via:

Student life apps:

  • WhatsApp



    A mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS/texts. Download the WhatsApp Messenger app via:

  • Requesting money back or paying is easy via a payment request via Tikkie



    Tikkie is an app which is often used by Dutch people to arrange payments. For example, when having dinner with a large group, it might be necessary to split costs. This can easily be done with this app.  Download the Tikkie app via:

  • Will there be rain? Check Buitenalarm.



    The weather in the Netherlands can be unpredictable. Buienalarm warns you for approaching rain, based on your location. So you always know when you should take an umbrella and when you can leave it at home. Download the Buienalarm app via:

  • NS travel app for traveling by train



    Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) is the name of the Dutch railway company. This app provides you with up- to-date information on your train journey in the Netherlands and in the rest of Europe.  Download the NS reisplanner app via:

  • Travel information can be found via 9292OV



    A daily source of travel information for all public transport in the Netherlands. Download the 9292 app via:

  • Duolingo: learning a new language



    With Duolingo, you learn a language completely free. You have fun while you learn, levelling up and competing with friends. Download the Duolingo app via: