KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT BRABANT UNIVERSITEIT VAN TILBURG
Netherlands – www.tilburguniversity.edu
Tilburg University was founded in 1927 as a school of economics and is fully accredited as research university specialised in social sciences (including economics, business, law and psychology) and humanities since 1986. The total number of students is 13,153, with 7,061 undergraduate students and 6,092 graduate students (including 1,050 international students); total number of staff is 1,084 FTE and the total budget €193 million.
Research at Tilburg University is organised in five disciplinary research institutes with associated graduate schools, 11 multi-disciplinary research centres and more than 20 research centres within the different schools. Through the continuous exchange of knowledge and ideas, the university strives to maintain and strengthen its strong European position in research and education.
Tilburg University is a member of RISE, an European network of eight universities with a strong profile in economics, law and social science which also includes Bocconi, Central European University, Deusto University, London School of Economics, Sciences Po and Stockholm School of Economics.
Tranzo is Tilburg University’s “Scientific centre for care and welfare”. Its mission is to build a bridge between science and practice. The objective of Tranzo is, through interdisciplinary research, to obtain, develop and then provide information on (new) concepts in the areas of: the contents of the coherent supply of care and services; matching the demand for and supply of care and services; organisation, financing, legislation and regulations concerning the provision of care and services.