Tilburg University

Tilburg University (TiU) is a research university, specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, economics, law, business sciences, theology and humanities, located in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands. Tilburg University has a student population of about 13,000 students, about 8 per cent of whom are international students. This percentage has steadily increased over the past years. TiU offers both Dutch-taught and English-taught programs. The institution has gained a reputation in both research and education. In the field of economics, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ranked #1 in Europe for the second consecutive time in 2007 according to the Journal of the European Economic Association with regard to publications in top journals. In 2007 the Executive MBA program at the university's TiasNimbas Business School ranked # 11 in the world according to the Financial Times. In the field of law, Tilburg University was ranked #1 in the Netherlands for the last three years according to Elsevier Magazine.

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying has long-term negative consequences

Being bullied can lead to mental health problems immediately after you have been bullied, such as having a negative self-image or feeling depressed or lonely. A team of researchers from Tilburg University, University of Antwerp ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Narcissists' behavior is driven by the pursuit of social status

To have success and be respected; isn't that what everybody wants? Narcissists, however, take it a step further. Their motivation of pursuing social status is so strong that it can overshadow other motives for behavior, such ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Ready, set, vaccinate! But how can the government boost coverage?

The rapid availability of effective COVID-19 vaccines is a good thing, and the government has launched a nationwide campaign to promote vaccination. But will that campaign work? Florian Heine, researcher at Tilburg University, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modular care: Down syndrome care that focuses on patients

For every patient coordinated and personal care is a must. When several professionals and/or organizations are involved in providing care to a patient, mutual coordination and collaboration is crucial. But in practice coordination ...


Researchers have developed an app against needle fear

People in the Netherlands will soon have the opportunity to receive vaccination against COVID-19. However, an estimated 35% of all people suffer from needle fear. Elisabeth Huis in 't Veld of the Tilburg School of Humanities ...

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