Tilburg University

On our modern, green campus just outside the city centre there is room for all perspectives.

The Netherlands

Undergraduate Students:
Average 1st Year Class Size:

Suburban Campus


Most programs have less than 100 students, the only exceptions are Psychology (500 students) and International Business Administration (450 students). All programs incorporate small scale tutorials with 30 students or less.

Tilburg University is a leading research university in the field of business & management, economics, psychology, law, and communication and digital sciences. We have many unique programs, where there is room for discussion, debate and self-exploration.

You will feel right at home on our modern, green campus in Tilburg, just a quick 1,5 hours south of Amsterdam.

As is the case with most Dutch universities, we offer Open Admission to students who meet the minimum entrance requirements. However, as is the case with all Dutch universities, students have to obtain a minimum amount of credits in year 1, in order to continue to year 2.
Tilburg University’s Psychology program and Liberal Arts & Sciences program are selective.


IB Grades

UFP Grades

Less Selective

Students who pass the IB diploma are eligible for our Bachelor’s programs. Our average IB score is 34.

Education Model

Internships within degree

Study Abroad available

Tilburg University offers singe subject focus degree, such as Economics or Psychology, as well as interdisciplinary, such as Global Management of Social Issues or Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, and an even more flexible Liberal Arts & Sciences program.

No. Internships are not integrated in the program, but the university offers support and some credits for students who do complete an internship


Tuition Cost

EU fee: €2168
Non-EU fee: €8900 for most programs, exceptions:
- Global Law: €11,000
- Data Science: €11,000
- Theology: €2168

Financial Aid

EU students can benefit from a tuition fee loan from the Dutch government.
For non-EU students, there are a few partial scholarships available within our school of economics and management as well as our school of humanities.


Accounting & Finance

World Top 50

Communication and Media Studies


World Top 100

Operational Research

World Top 200

Theology and Religious Studies

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Data Science

Liberal Arts and Sciences


World Top 100

Business and Management

World Top 100


World Top 50 - #36



World Top 200

World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2020
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects

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