Tilburg University

Introduction

Tilburg University: outstanding education in an international environment


Choosing Tilburg University in the Netherlands, means choosing to study at one of Europe's most respected institutions. The university is known for its international orientation: students from over a 100 countries currently study at the university, literally making the campus a 'global village' of diversity.

Involvement in Society

Through top-level research and outstanding teaching, Tilburg University wants to contribute towards a better, fairer and more sustainablesociety.Their educational programs instill broad social awareness and stimulate critical personal thinking skills. As a student at Tilburg University, you will become more aware of the issues facing our globalizing world and how your future decisions will impact society.

Top research and innovation

Tilburg University's knowledge often arises as a result of collaborations between different research disciplines, a process that is frequently innovative and inspirational.

We offer a wide range of English-taught Bachelor’s, Master’s, en Research Master’s programs in the areas of:

  • Economics
  • Business & Management
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Communication, Culture and Philosophy
  • Data Science
  • Theology

Tilburg University also attaches much value to the transfer of knowledge to society and the valorization of academic knowledge, as manifested in our various collaborative partnerships with businesses and social organizations, for example.

Rankings and Achievements

Tilburg University is an inspiring university offering a stimulating and challenging environment for students, staff, and alumni. This results in the University's high rankings and many prizes and awards.

  • #3 in Europe and #11 in the world in Economics & Business in the Times Higher Education World Subject Ranking
  • #51-100 in the world in Accounting & Finance, Business & Management and Psychology in the QS ranking
  • #65 in the world in Social Sciences in the Times Higher Education ranking
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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MA

MA Global Communication

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Germany Stuttgart Greece Crete Netherlands Tilburg Utrecht + 5 more

Global Communication is a renewed, fully English-taught track of the Master's program in Culture Studies. You will learn to understand the communicative challenges of life in times of globalization and superdiversity, how all this communication between cultures and sub-cultures affects the people it concerns, and how education and policy making can improve these contacts and facilitate collaboration. [+]

Global Communication Global Communication is a renewed, fully English-taught track of the Master's program in Culture Studies. You will learn to understand the communicative challenges of life in times of globalization and superdiversity, how all this communication between cultures and sub-cultures affects the people it concerns, and how education and policy making can improve these contacts and facilitate collaboration. Why Global Communication in Tilburg? Modern life is seriously affected by globalization. Between cradle and grave we encounter thousands of situations in which we interact with people who do not share the same background. We are more mobile, don't stay in the same place and our everyday contacts span many different social groups. In addition, the internet gives us unlimited access to people and information and enables us to communicate without being constrained by time and place. These aspects of globalization have made societies ‘superdiverse’. Living and collaborating in such a superdiverse world requires a flexible and expansive communicative repertoire. Therefore this Master's program offers you the knowledge and skills to: Become sensitive to variation in communicative behavior across social groups and across different settings, including offline and online modes of communication. Understand the phenomena to which globalization gives rise, and how people acquire and use the communicative skills they need to succeed. Develop education and policy to improve these contacts between cultures and sub-cultures, and facilitate collaboration. Learn within a setting of small-scale working methods with a great deal of interaction between fellow students and teachers. Putting online writing and... [-]

Master in Theology and Religious Studies: Christianity and Society (MA)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg + 1 more

In this program you will learn how Christianity influences law, politics, economics, modern art, science, and world religions. At the same time, you will study the effects that society has on the history, sociology and theology of the Christian faith. In this way, Christianity and society mutually shape and guide each other, with implications for the lives of people everywhere in the world... [+]

Master in Theology and Religious Studies: Christianity and Society (MA) Are you fascinated by religion and by Christianity in particular? Have you ever wondered what the impact of Christianity is on society, or how society influences Christianity? Would you like to study this topic in depth with students from around the world? In this program you will learn how Christianity influences law, politics, economics, modern art, science, and world religions. At the same time, you will study the effects that society has on the history, sociology and theology of the Christian faith. In this way, Christianity and society mutually shape and guide each other, with implications for the lives of people everywhere in the world. You will benefit from: expert knowledge of highly qualified lecturers, 50 percent of whom are full professors; a multidisciplinary program taught by theologians, sociologists, economists, law specialists and philosophers; small classes (on average 5-10 students), allowing for individual attention and personal contact with fellow students and teachers; and an international classroom with students from various countries, religions and academic backgrounds, ensuring a lively and balanced dialogue. You will become adept at: high-level philosophical questioning and debating; analyzing and reflecting on current theological and societal issues; understanding and solving problems in multidisciplinary contexts; writing clear academic papers and presenting them to an audience; and working in a self-directed and independent way. After graduation Upon graduation, you will be an expert on the relations between Christianity and society in multiple fields of study. You will be able... [-]

Master Specialization in Art, Media and Society (MA)

Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master’s specialization in Art, Media and Society focuses on the transformations that cultural products undergo as a result of digitalization and globalization. In this program you will analyze how digital cultural products and artefacts critically reflect societal issues, such as the financial crisis, the rise of populism or the ‘tyranny of intimacy’ of social media. Furthermore, you will investigate the public impact of... [+]

Master Specialization in Art, Media and Society (MA) Art, Media and Society is a renewed, fully English-taught Master's specialization within the Master's program Culture Studies. The Master’s specialization in Art, Media and Society focuses on the transformations that cultural products undergo as a result of digitalization and globalization. In this program you will analyze how digital cultural products and artefacts critically reflect societal issues, such as the financial crisis, the rise of populism or the ‘tyranny of intimacy’ of social media. Furthermore, you will investigate the public impact of activities carried out by a range of different authors and artists. You will use theories and analytical tools to understand what is at stake here. Central questions are: How can art reshape the public sphere? What are new dimensions of information in the current public sphere? As a student of Art, Media and Society, you take an interdisciplinary approach to media and art in the modern digital and cultural diverse society, and find yourself at the interface between culture, media, aesthetics and politics. In this Master’s program, you study digital cultural products and artefacts in contemporary society: phenomena of high and mass culture as well as fashion and advertising, narrative forms of expression such as journalism and personal blogging, as well as literature and visual art focusing on varied purposes: to articulate human rights, to challenge neoliberal development, and to forge alternative local and transnational solidarities. You investigate how information circulates in various contexts, what the social, political and ethical implications... [-]

MSc

Data Science: Business and Governance (MSc)

Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Today’s society operates on large amounts of data. Industry, governments and academia are asked to provide insight into these data. The MSc specialization Data Science: Business and Governance trains students to become Data Scientists that can address these questions. The Harvard Business Review calls the job of Data Scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century"!... [+]

Master Specialization in Data Science: Business and Governance (MSc) Today’s society operates on large amounts of data. Industry, governments and academia are asked to provide insight into these data. But how do we deal with such large amounts of data? What techniques do we use to mine the data? What are the legal and ethical aspects regarding these data sets? And what economic value can be found in big data? The MSc specialization Data Science: Business and Governance trains students to become Data Scientists that can address these questions. The Harvard Business Review calls the job of Data Scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century"! Why Data Science: Business and Governance in Tilburg? Tilburg University offers a wide range of complementary expertise, including techniques for data mining, pattern recognition, business analytics, visualization and process analytics; as well as knowledge on law, regulation, ethics and entrepreneurship. The MSc specialization consists of courses in methods of analysis, together with economic and management as well as legal, ethical and methodological perspectives on data, all of them taught by experts in these fields. The Master’s specialization Data Science: Business and Governance offers (constitutes/ consists of) a well-balanced mixture of theoretical and practical (elective) courses. These elements combine to make this specialization unique in Europe and possibly even in the world: Four schools (Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg School of Law, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Tilburg School of Humanities) work together in offering the best possible training... [-]

Master in Accountancy (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Tilburg University's Master's program in Accountancy offers you an unbeatable start to an international career as a financial specialist and a strong foundation for a future general management position. Gain an in-depth, scientific and practically relevant understanding of financial and management accounting and other related subjects, including corporate financial reporting and auditing during this comprehensive graduate program. [+]

Master in Accountancy (MSc)

Tilburg University's Master's program in Accountancy offers you an unbeatable start to an international career as a financial specialist and a strong foundation for a future general management position. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). Gain an in-depth, scientific and practically relevant understanding of financial and management accounting and other related subjects, including corporate financial reporting and auditing during this comprehensive graduate program. A flexible format allows you to develop specialized expertise by following one of the different knowledge tracks. A Tilburg University's Master's program in Accountancy offers you:... [-]


Master in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Taught by some of Europe's pre-eminent academics in the field of econometrics, the program focuses on the mathematical and quantitative analysis of economic problems. [+]

Master in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (MSc) The program focuses on the mathematical and quantitative analysis of economic problems. Acquire the tools to apply mathematical and statistical methods to produce solutions to real-world economic and business challenges in everything from the labor market, capital investment and industrial organizations, to the strategic behavior of firms and individual decision-making. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). The Master’s program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics belongs to the programs with the best career perspectives. Graduates are awarded an internationally-recognized Tilburg University Master of Science degree, and are qualified to pursue careers in a range of different organizations. A Tilburg University's Master's program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics offers you: The latest theories, techniques and applications in econometrics taught within a stimulating and intellectually-challenging academic environment, where you get the scope to develop and test your own mathematical and statistical tools. Teaching by leading international scholars from the world-renowned research institute CentER at Tilburg University. A degree with a specialization in Pensions, Aging and Retirement. The best start to your future career. Our students go on to pursue successful careers in government, consultancy firms, large and small companies and the non-profit sector, as well as scientific careers in economics or business research. Career perspective The Master’s program in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics belongs to the programs with the best career perspectives. Graduates easily find jobs, often before graduation, and they earn above average. Graduates are qualified to... [-]

Master in Economics (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Tilburg University is ranked as #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). With its excellent quality and relatively low tuition fee, the program at Tilburg University is an excellent choice for those wanting to develop the skills, knowledge and attitude for a professional economic analyst. The program is unique in its kind due to its flexible curriculum. [+]

Master in Economics (MSc) What defines the modern economy? Increasingly integrated and turbulent markets, opening up unprecedented opportunities for firms as well greater risks. With your deep understanding of how markets function, when they fail, and the implications of this for market participants, you will be optimally prepared to help organizations and governments seize the opportunities available in the global economy while avoiding potential market pitfalls. A Tilburg University's Master's program in Economics offers you: Teaching by the internationally-reputed economics professors of Tilburg University, world-leading scholars known for their academic publications and influence in policy circles. The opportunity to customise your degree; Students can compose their own personalized curriculum by selecting courses from 13 different seminars and 5 methods courses. By selecting specific courses, they also have the opportunity to compose one of the specialized tracks Competition and Regulation Public Policy Sustainability and Growth Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR) Money, Banking and Financial Markets Behavioral Economics International classroom; the economics program welcomes a great diversity in nationalities. This offers a new and broader perspective for you as a person and it is a unique preparation for your future career. Curriculum Content The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1680 hours of study, offered over two semesters. You take seven courses of 6 ECTS each, and write a Master's thesis of 18 ECTS. Applied Methods for Economists Master Electives; 4 courses out of: Corporate Governance and Restructuring Investment Analysis Seminar Development and Growth Seminar Public Economics Seminar International Competitiviness... [-]

Master in Finance (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's program in Finance delivers broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis - first-rate preparation for students seeking a career at the top of the world of finance. [+]

Master in Finance (MSc) The Master's program in Finance delivers broad business knowledge and specialized expertise in both financial management and investment analysis - first-rate preparation for students seeking a career at the top of the world of finance. Taught by lecturers from Tilburg University's Department of Finance, home to some of the world's most renowned and cited academics, the program offers the latest thinking across the essentials of investments and corporate finance. Learn how to determine a firm's cost of capital, plan mergers and acquisitions, bring companies to the stock exchange, restructure corporations, make portfolio investment decisions, quantify risks, and hedge them using various derivative instruments. A Tilburg University's Master's program in Finance offers you: Excellent career prospects in the financial industry both on a national and international level with future careers including that of chief financial officer (CFO), financial planner, treasurer, portfolio manager, risk manager, or investment adviser. A solid foundation in the principles - and practice - of finance. Learn the latest theoretical concepts from scientific literature and apply them to real-world cases during assignments, simulation games and in-class discussions. Teaching by some of the world's preeminent finance academics, faculty members from the Department of Finance at Tilburg University. Scope to customize your degree by composing your own program or follow one of the specialized tracks. Follow the CFA track and get the best preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) level-1 exam. Or follow the Pensions, Aging and Retirement track. Curriculum Content The program consists of... [-]

Master in Information Management (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master’s program of Information Management prepares you for a career at the interface of Information Technologies and business. Your expertise will be key in translating strategic and operational needs into better systems to improve performance. [+]

Master in Information Management (MSc) The Master’s program of Information Management prepares you for a career at the interface of Information Technologies and business. Your expertise will be key in translating strategic and operational needs into better systems to improve performance. You will learn how to strategically apply IT to fundamentally change an enterprise and enable a company to achieve its strategic, tactical, and operational goals. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). The program focuses on three pillars: Preparing for the Future: digital business and a digital society Managing Change: to achieve better performance Managing the Present: optimizing operational service delivery by IT to the business functions Career The Master in Information Management currently ranks among the top 10 programs in the Netherlands as regards best career prospects. You will find it easy to find a job after graduation and can choose from a diverse range of positions and organizations. A Tilburg University's Master's program in Finance offers you: Teaching by international lecturers who bring a blend of contrasting experiences and perspectives into the classroom. The department of Information Management is a global department that collaborates with top universities around the world. The latest knowledge in the field of IT thanks to Tilburg University's position at the forefront of international research. A strong link with the business world; the program has an advisory board with members from leading companies, regular guest speakers and offers internships as common basis for the Master's thesis.... [-]

Master in International Business Tax Economics (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Tilburg University's Master's program in International Business Taxation / track International Business Tax Economics equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems companies and governments face in the field of international business taxation. [+]

Master in International Business Taxation, Tax Economics Track (MSc) Tilburg University's Master's program in International Business Taxation / track International Business Tax Economics equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems companies and governments face in the field of international business taxation. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). Students acquire in-depth knowledge in the key areas of international business tax economics. With your understanding on how tax and economic considerations relate, you will be optimally prepared to help multinational enterprises, organizations and governments to improve today's decision-making processes in the field of international business taxation. A Tilburg University's Master's program in International Business Tax Economics offers you: A multi-disciplinary approach which ensures that you understand the full range of economic and legal tax aspects of corporate organizations and international business transactions; A unique focus on concepts and principles underlying tax systems worldwide, instead of focusing on the tax system of one country only; The key competencies necessary for a successful career including the ability to gather, process, and analyze information and communicate the results in an effective way; A core team of senior, internationally-reputed economic and law lecturers teach the program. These academics are widely published in the top academic journals in the fields of corporate tax law, international and European tax law, VAT, accounting and economics. They are affiliated to the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. Curriculum The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS),... [-]

Master in International Management (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The course curriculum covers all the major business and management disciplines: accounting, marketing, management, organizational systems, and finance. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). [+]

Master in International Management (MSc) The Master's program in International Management offers you the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of global business. You become a highly skilled generalist with an integrated overview of business, management and corporate responsibility that is essential to any successful manager. The course curriculum covers all the major business and management disciplines: accounting, marketing, management, organizational systems, and finance - while ensuring that you will have a comprehensive understanding of how organizations can operate in a corporate responsible way to create value for every stakeholder involved. A Tilburg University's Master's program in International Management offers you: The broad knowledge framework and comprehensive skill set needed for understanding, managing and resolving the diverse dilemmas that exist within an organization. A truly global experience that includes teaching by international academics and practitioners, culturally diverse classmates and content that incorporates global business methods and models. A student-centred approach to learning, where you enjoy more individual attention from professors and thus more time to delve into topics and test your ideas. Ideal preparation for a future managerial career whether your ambitions lie in business, non-profit or the public sector. Curriculum The one-year program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1680 hours of study, offered in four blocks. Each block ends with exams. Your program depends on when you'll start with your Master's program: at the end of August or at the end of January. Most courses are offered once a year, this means that when you start with... [-]

Master in Marketing Management (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's program in Marketing Management offers students to gain an internationally-respected qualification in marketing management. Perspectives are drawn from economics, strategy, and economic psychology to examine the key tasks of every marketing manager: obtaining knowledge of market segmentation, gaining insights into consumer decision-making and using marketing instruments. [+]

Master in Marketing Management (MSc) The Master's program in Marketing Management offers students who aspire a marketing career the opportunity to gain an internationally-respected qualification in marketing management. Offering exceptional scope and depth to the subjects studied, your new knowledge will span everything from branding and developing advertisements to setting up new distribution channels and managing communications. Perspectives are drawn from economics, strategy, and economic psychology to examine the key tasks of every marketing manager: obtaining knowledge of market segmentation, gaining insights into consumer decision-making and using marketing instruments. Learn how to apply theoretical knowledge to develop new and better approaches to marketing in practice. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). A Tilburg University Master's program in Marketing Management offers you: A world-class curriculum: designed and taught by experienced practitioners and academics from the Marketing Department at Tilburg University which belongs to the top in Europe. In the latest National Student Enquiry (NSE) 'The expertise of teachers in their area’ scored 4.14 out of 5. An ideal combination of theory and practice:you acquire the latest ideas from academic research along with insights, techniques, tools, and procedures that are used in commercial practice. You will also enjoy regular guest lectures and get the possibility to write your thesis for a company. A head start to your career: graduates of this multi-disciplinary program are in highly competitive positions to get the career they want in any number of marketing-related roles. Curriculum Content The program... [-]

Master in Organization Studies (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master in Organization Studies provides you with a critical understanding of organizational behavior and its theoretical foundations, with a specific focus on organizational complexity and dynamics. It is designed for those seeking a sound theoretical basis in organization studies, a deeper level of understanding about how organizations deal with complexity and dynamics and an advanced level study that will generate transferable skills and... [+]

Master in Organization Studies (MSc) Building on the latest research on how organizations function, this Master’s program offers a inter-disciplinary, Social-Science perspective on the ways in which highly complex organizations respond to fast-changing, dynamic environments. The Master in Organization Studies provides you with a critical understanding of organizational behavior and its theoretical foundations, with a specific focus on organizational complexity and dynamics. It is designed for those seeking a sound theoretical basis in organization studies, a deeper level of understanding about how organizations deal with complexity and dynamics and an advanced level study that will generate transferable skills and facilitate employment in a great variety of organizations. The Master's program focuses on two central organizational concepts: complexity and dynamics . Complexity is one of the key contemporary organizational issues. Individuals, groups, organizations and networks are embedded in complex webs of interdependent relations which can be of social, institutional or economic character. Dealing appropriately with complex relations is crucial for the good functioning of organizations and cooperations. The concept of dynamics refers to environmental changes that influence the choice of organizing processes and organizational forms and strategies. How organizations deal with these dynamic changes has a considerable influence on the way they function. Therefore, the central question is how organizations can handle these complexities and dynamics within the organization and organizational networks. Curriculum Content The program is divided into four units. The last two units are reserved entirely for writing your Master's Thesis.The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to... [-]

Master in Sociology (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's program in Sociology offers several options for students who are interested in the academic field of Sociology and want to acquire new knowledge and skills. The Master options are: • The Master in Sociology (1 year) • The Extended Master in Sociology including a traineeship (1,5 year) • Double Degree in Sociology and Population Studies (1,5 year) • Double Degree Program Tilburg & Trento (2 years) [+]

Master in Sociology (MSc) The Master in Sociology is a one-year, English-taught program containing 60 ECTS credits. The program focuses on the analysis of problems of social cohesion. It does so comparing individuals and countries. Questions dealt with include: What are people's attitudes about welfare rights for minority groups in society, such as immigrants, and what factors can explain these attitudes? Does a country's social security system effect solidarity with one's fellow citizens? Do people increasingly act individually, and does the existence of and involvement in social media compensate for this? How can we explain the growth of political cynicism? What social groups are more involved in crime? Are certain social groups more involved in crime than others? The Master's program has a theoretical and empirical research focus. This means that social problems and issues are translated into sociological research questions, which are then analyzed using sociological theories, models, advanced research methods and statistical techniques. In addition to this, students will then learn how policy solutions can be derived from the results of this sociological analysis, and to evaluate the implementation of these solutions. The broad and in-depth knowledge acquired during your Sociology studies will enable you to make a substantial contribution to the analysis and solution of today's social problems. Program structure The program consists of 60 Credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1680 hours of study, divided into four units. As of Academic Year 2015-2016 the Master's program in Sociology will start with a second intake moment. Students can start... [-]

Master in Supply Chain Management (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's program in Supply Chain Management is a world-class degree program that equips you with the expertise to design, implement and manage competitive operations processes and global supply and distribution networks - both essential for an organization's competitive edge. [+]

Master in Supply Chain Management (MSc) Successful implementation of a business strategy depends on excellent supply chain management. The Master's program in Supply Chain Management is a world-class degree program that equips you with the expertise to design, implement and manage competitive operations processes and global supply and distribution networks - both essential for an organization's competitive edge. Real-world application Academically-challenging and strongly oriented towards real-world application, the program examines how the execution of a company's primary processes and its network with suppliers and distributors are key to its performance; how companies can develop the best global operational networks; and how to optimize the management of the distribution chain so that a company's operations can optimally serve its customers. Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016). A Tilburg University Master's program in Supply Chain Management offers you: Contemporary scientific theory combined with insights from industry. Diverse and engaging teaching methods that challenge and inform on multiple levels, from lectures and tutorials to guest lecturers from prominent industry representatives. Global and local perspectives on supply chain issues, the experiences and perspectives of your international) teachers, and the (contrasting) ideas of your global classmates. Internship opportunity allowing you to gain work experience, obtain an enhanced understanding of Supply Chain Management in practice, and to build up your network. Ideal preparation for a successful career as a manager of, specialist in, or consultant on the various supply chain processes (production/ operations, purchasing, distribution, coordination/ integration. Career... [-]

Master in Work and Organizational Psychology (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The track Work and Organizational Psychology concentrates on science based solutions to human problems in work and organizational settings. It aims to understand how to achieve each of the following objectives: optimizing performance, improving processes and relationships, enhancing fairness and equity, and increasing subjective well-being... [+]

Master in Work and Organizational Psychology (MSc) The track Work and Organizational Psychology concentrates on science based solutions to human problems in work and organizational settings. It aims to understand how to achieve each of the following objectives: optimizing performance, improving processes and relationships, enhancing fairness and equity, and increasing subjective well-being. Program The European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology (ENOP) developed a reference model and standards for a curriculum in Work & Organizational Psychology. According to the ENOP model, the main areas to be considered are Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology. The track Work and Organizational Psychology adheres to these standards as far as possible, and offers a study program that deals with the most important topics in Work & Organizational Psychology at the individual, task, group and organizational level. Work and Organizational Psychology is a field with both a strong scientific base and an applied orientation. Thus, the program connects psychological theory and application whereby theoretical concepts are shown to lead to useful interventions. In each of the areas of Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology, the program seeks to develop two types of knowledge and skills: explanatory and intervention. Explanatory refers to theory devoted to the explanation of (the context of) human behavior and to diagnostic skills in work, organization, and personnel fields. This will prepare you to assess, diagnose, explain, and interpret phenomena and processes in the areas of work, organizations and personnel. Intervention refers to change theory and intervention skills in work, organizational and personnel... [-]

Master Specialization in Business Communication and Digital Media (MSc)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

In the English-language Master's specialization in Business Communication & Digital Media, you will focus on communication issues in the area of business communications. You will research how people communicate with one another using a variety of means, and how they process information through language, pictures, sound and computers. For example, you will acquire knowledge about pitfalls and misunderstandings when exchanging... [+]

Master Specialization in Business Communication and Digital Media (MSc) In the English-language Master's specialization in Business Communication & Digital Media, you will focus on communication issues in the area of business communications. You will research how people communicate with one another using a variety of means, and how they process information through language, pictures, sound and computers. For example, you will acquire knowledge about pitfalls and misunderstandings when exchanging information, negotiating or managing conflicts in business settings, and the principles of marketing communications. The emphasis lies on the effects of digital communication on our society and culture. The program in Business Communication and Digital Media enables you to study the consequences/implications of media selection for effective communication transaction. Internal Communication One of the most important issues within organizations is internal communication. How do teams communicate and make decisions? How do people deal with conflicts within their organization? How do managers use advanced business communication to motivate their employees? These questions are all part of the internal business communication that you will deal with during your studies. You will focus on important aspects of interpersonal and group communication. Eternal Communication In this context, external communication is more than marketing and promoting the products on offer, it concerns the image of the organization. How do organizations manage a crisis situation? How do they communicate with media? How do organizations improve their image through communication? These questions will be answered during this program. You will study various theories that explain how people make... [-]

MSc in Victimology and Criminal Justice

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master Victimology and Criminal Justice at Tilburg University is the only Master's program in Europe and one of a handful of programs worldwide, focusing on victimology. Victimology can be considered the younger sister of criminology. Its object of study is the position of victims in society. Drawing upon the insights offered by law, psychology, criminology and other social sciences... [+]

MSc in Victimology and Criminal Justice The Master Victimology and Criminal Justice at Tilburg University is the only Master's program in Europe and one of a handful of programs worldwide, focusing on victimology. What is this master about? Victimology can be considered the younger sister of criminology. Its object of study is the position of victims in society. Drawing upon the insights offered by law, psychology, criminology and other social sciences, victimologists look at the consequences of becoming of victim of crime, accidents or disasters with the ultimate aim of setting people on the path of recovery and restoration. For whom is it meant Being the top-notch program in Victimology and Criminal Justice, this master is aimed at motivated students with educational backgrounds in criminology, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology and liberal arts. Why study Victimology and Criminal Justice? The Master aims at teaching students to academically analyze and professionally solve psychosocial, economic, political, and legal problems arising from victimization. It particularly focuses on the victim within the context of the criminal justice system. Students can expect to acquire the necessary intellectual knowledge and skills to tackle victimological or related challenges in either a academic research or professional setting. With a growing need for employees with an academic background in victimology in international and national, governmental and non-governmental organizations in the field of criminal justice, health care, disaster relieve, human rights, etc. graduates of this program have a wide range of employment opportunities. The master also offers an excellent preparation for... [-]

MSc Marketing Analytics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Germany Stuttgart Greece Crete Netherlands Tilburg Utrecht + 5 more

The Master in Marketing Analytics provides you with the expertise needed to pursue a career as a highly trained marketing analyst, online and otherwise, who is well equipped to deliver the sophisticated marketing information that lies behind every ingenious marketing decision. [+]

Marketing Analytics The use of Big Data is gaining importance in the marketing field and companies are looking for academic professionals who can analyze data and give managerial advice based on the findings. The Master in Marketing Analytics provides you with the expertise needed to pursue a career as a highly trained marketing analyst, online and otherwise, who is well equipped to deliver the sophisticated marketing information that lies behind every ingenious marketing decision. Pursue a career as a highly-skilled marketing analyst Acquire the ability to use state-of-the-art research methodology to collect, analyze and disseminate quantitative information in a systematic and objective way to improve marketing decision-making. You should be capable of analytical thinking, using statistical tools, and have a strong interest in what drives marketing outcomes. The Tilburg University Master's program in Marketing Analytics offers you: State-of-the-art knowledge and teaching by accomplished academics: Learn to use the latest marketing models and methods available to gather data and draw conclusions taught by some of the leading experts in the field. The program is practice-oriented: everything you learn is applied to real or simulated marketing dilemmas, whether it is during assignments or in interactive sessions with classmates and professors. The possibility to customize your degree with a large number of electives. Excellent career prospects. With marketing research being an increasingly important part of the marketing strategy in many companies, the career prospects are excellent. You will be qualified to pursue positions as a marketing researcher, consultant, or market analyst, or do... [-]

MSc Public Governance

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's program in Public Governance prepares you for a leading position in the public sector all around the world. Built on a governance, legal and economical foundation, you will be trained in building innovative strategies to tackle today's wicked problems and are prepared for facing the challenges of tomorrow. [+]

MSc Public Governance The Master's program in Public Governance prepares you for a leading position in the public sector all around the world. Built on a governance, legal and economical foundation, you will be trained in building innovative strategies to tackle today's wicked problems and are prepared for facing the challenges of tomorrow. Become an expert in prestigious, innovative and co-operative public policy The public sector worldwide is faced with major strategic challenges that no longer fit within borders and disciplines: unemployment, fiscal fraud, a refugee crisis in the background of an ongoing economic and financial instability. Often framed as crises, these challenges take place in high pressure settings where divergent interests are constantly colliding; with ever increasing performance standards demanded by citizens and media. In this master's program you develop the skills necessary to tackle such complex challenges: Learn to address challenges in networks and coalitions of public organizations with citizens, nonstate actors, and businesses. Fundamentally rethink and innovate core policies and processes. If cities, networks of businesses and organized crime become 'smart', public organizations also have no other option but to develop new and smart strategies. And consider these challenges simultaneously on a local, national, and global level. Why the Master's program Public Governance in Tilburg? Theory from multiple perspectives meets practice Address complex and multi-level governance issues with an economical, judicial, political and institutional foundation. Build a strategy portfolio in a policy sector of your own choice in a tutorial and a master’s thesis. Local, regional, international... [-]

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Master in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's track in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence provides you with a deep understanding of human cognition and communication, as well as the creative and technical skills to apply this knowledge in Artificial Intelligence solutions and applications. [+]

Master in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence The Master's track in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence provides you with a deep understanding of human cognition and communication, as well as the creative and technical skills to apply this knowledge in Artificial Intelligence solutions and applications. Become an expert in the application of Artificial Intelligence in human cognition and communication

Are you interested in applications of Artificial Intelligence in communication techniques? Are you triggered by the question of how human reasoning can be represented in computer systems? Would you like to work for a company like Google or Philips? Then our interdisciplinary Master’s track Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence is your right choice! The CSAI program draws on breakthrough discoveries and insights in the two closely related scientific disciplines Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence. Cognitive Science is the study of human reasoning, emotions, language, perception, attention, and memory. Artificial Intelligence is the study and design of computers and software that are capable of intelligent behavior. Why Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence in Tilburg? Study and design at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence software and human cognition and communication Gain a deep understanding of Artificial Intelligence: the study and design of computers and software that are capable of intelligent behavior - drawing inspiration and applications from cognitive science: the study of thought, learning and mental organization concerning different types of psychological processes; such as those involved in attention, decision making, language use, memory and perception. Develop in a field that... [-]

Master in Human Resource Studies

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations... [+]

Master in Human Resource Studies Many organizations nowadays subscribe to the notion that people are their main assets. Huge amounts of time, money, and effort are spent on people management and employee development in order to improve individual and, ultimately, organizational performance. The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations. Extended Master HRS If you are an excellent student and want an additional challenge to distinguish yourself from your fellow students, we can offer you the Extended HRS Master’s program (EMHRS). The EMHRS is an extension and deepening of the regular graduate program. It provides you with relevant experiences and learning opportunities to enhance your professional and academic skills and knowledge. Within this Extended Master, we offer three different tracks: International Comparative HR Professional Traineeship HR Analytics Career perspectives When you have graduated in Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, you will have excellent career opportunities. The HRS Master prepares you for HR positions with an emphasis on analytical, strategic, and leadership qualities. Graduates are equipped to analyze and advise on HR, work, and organizational issues, such as understanding the underpinnings of HR decisions and their consequences for work, well-being, and performance, or to implement new HR policies in the context of a changing environment. Five reasons to choose Human Resource... [-]

Research Master in Economics

Campus Full time 2 - 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

CentER's Research Master's program in Economics offers two years of graduate level coursework and research training in economics. It prepares you for PhD dissertation research. The program is intergrated with CentER's three-year PhD program to comprise the five-year Graduate Program in Economics. [+]

Research Master in Economics CentER's Research Master's program in Economics offers two years of graduate level coursework and research training in economics. It prepares you for PhD dissertation research. The program is integrated with CentER's three-year PhD program to comprise the five-year Graduate Program in Economics. Curriculum Year 1 The first year of the Research Master's program in Economics is fully devoted to rigorous training in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.It equips you with a sound basis in economic and econometric theory and methods. Year 2 The second year of the Research Master's program in Economics is evenly split between specialized coursework and a first major research paper, the Research Master thesis. This year allows you to explore the many research areas available at CentER, to fully develop your research interests, and to match up with one or more advisers that share your interests. Career perspective The Research Master's program in Economics is fully dedicated to preparing students for PhD thesis research at CentER. To this end, we limit the inflow to a small number of excellent students with a sincere interest in pursuing a PhD at CentER. We expect at least 75% of these students to successfully complete the Research Master in Economics and continue with PhD thesis research in a fully funded PhD position at CentER. However, the graduates of the Research Master's program in Economics that do not continue with a PhD project, may also start a professional career, typically at government organizations (National Departments, Netherlands Bureau for... [-]

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Utrecht Tilburg + 1 more

Our Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences is unique in the Netherlands, offering an interdisciplinary approach by integrating the different perspectives offered by social psychology, sociology, organization sciences and methodology to the study of human social behavior. During this two-year English-taught Master of Science program, you will follow state-of-the-art courses, led by the best researchers in the field... [+]

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences Are you an excellent student and interested in conducting scientific research in the social and behavioral sciences? Then this is the Master program for you! The Research Master's program provides talented young researchers from all over the world with the tools they need to conduct fundamental scientific research in the field of social and behavioral sciences. Our Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences is unique in the Netherlands, offering an interdisciplinary approach by integrating the different perspectives offered by social psychology, sociology, organization sciences and methodology to the study of human social behavior. During this two-year English-taught Master of Science program, you will follow state-of-the-art courses, led by the best researchers in the field. You will be involved hands-on in their research area, actively participating in innovative projects and internships. This Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences offers one major in Individual in Social Context and a choice from one of three minors in: Social Psychology Social Sciences Methodology and Statistics The program is challenging and intensive. For that reason, the number of places available on this program is limited to 30, ensuring that only talented applicants, with strong analytical skills, a good academic record, and with a strong motivation for scientific research, are successful. Does this describe you? If so, click here to see whether you meet our requirements and for further information about the application process. The major Individual in Social Context focuses on individual behavior in three types... [-]

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