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Tilburg University

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Established in 1927, the Tilburg University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tilburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Brabant. This institution also has a branch campus in Utrecht and Den Bosch. Officially recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands), Tilburg University (TiU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Dutch higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Tilburg University (TiU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 97-year-old Dutch higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Dutch higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TiU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Tilburg University's Control Typepublic


Tilburg University's Entity Typenon-profit


Tilburg University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Tilburg University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Acronym TiU
Founded 1927
Motto Understanding Society
Colours Blue, white and gold
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University Location

Address Warandelaan 2
5037 AB North Brabant
Tilburg University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Tilburg University Phone Number +31 (13) 466 9111
Tilburg University Fax Number +31 (13) 466 3019
Other locations Utrecht and Den Bosch

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Tilburg University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Tilburg University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Tilburg University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Tilburg University.

Tilburg University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Tilburg University's admission information.

Tilburg University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Tilburg University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Tilburg University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Tilburg University's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Tilburg University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Information for international students at Tilburg University:

  • Tilburg University hosts more than 4700 international students.

Tilburg University's Admission Office Admission Office

Warandelaan 2
Tilburg 5037AB
(13) 466 9111
(13) 466 2512

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Tilburg University.

Tilburg University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Tilburg University has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Tilburg University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Tilburg University's Control Type Control Type

Tilburg University is a public higher education institution.

Tilburg University's Entity Type Entity Type

Tilburg University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Tilburg University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Tilburg University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Tilburg University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Tilburg University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Tilburg University's main facilities:

Tilburg University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Tilburg University's Library

Tilburg University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

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Tilburg University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Tilburg University offers a comprehensive range of sports activities through its Sports Center, providing students with 68 different sports options to choose from. Based on what reported to uniRank these include:

  • Aerobics
  • Ball Sports
  • Beach Sports
  • Dance
  • Fitness
  • Indoor and Spinning
  • Martial Arts
  • Relaxation Sports
  • Outdoor Sports
  • Racket Sports
  • Virtual Lessons
  • Swimming & Ice-Skating

In addition to the Sports Center's offerings, the university also boasts 24 Student Sport Associations, providing further opportunities for students to engage in sports and physical activities.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Tilburg University's main services:

Tilburg University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Tilburg University offers financial aids in the form of scholarships and grants for various academic programs:

  • Bachelor's programs: These programs are subsidized by the Dutch Government via the tuition fees, and therefore, Tilburg University doesnít offer scholarships specifically for Bachelor's programs. However, there may be scholarship opportunities from the Foundation for Refugee Students (UAF) for refugees.
  • Incoming Masterís students: Tilburg University provides scholarships for incoming Masterís students.
  • Outgoing Masterís students: There are scholarships available for outgoing Masterís students.
  • Outgoing Exchange students: Scholarships are also available for outgoing Exchange students.

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Tilburg University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Tilburg University has not provided us with a list of exchange programs and/or countries where to study abroad when enrolled at their institution but invites all uniRank visitors to check out the following relevant links:

  • For more information, visit:

Tilburg University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Tilburg University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Tilburg University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Tilburg University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Tilburg University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tilburg University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tilburg University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Tilburg University's Facebook page Tilburg University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Tilburg University's X (formerly Twitter) page Tilburg University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Tilburg University's YouTube channel Tilburg University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Tilburg University's Instagram page Tilburg University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Tilburg University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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