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    • Tilburg School ofHumanities, Communication,Culture, Language, Philosophy, Religionand Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Topics Education and Research in the Netherlands About Tilburg UniversityTilburg School of Humanities International Education & Research Further information and Contact
    • The Netherlands
    • About the Netherlands Progressive and modern Advanced industries and trade Extensive and convenient public transportation English widely spoken Safe and hospitable environment A multicultural society Knowledge, ideas and cultures from all over the world come together A gateway to Europe
    • Study and Research in the Netherlands Leader in many disciplines:  Economics, management and business studies  Humanities and social sciences  Communications and Artificial Intelligence  Agricultural sciences, Arts & architecture  Higher education:  14 research universities  41 universities of applied sciences  1,462 English-taught programs  42,000 international students (50% EU)
    • Tilburg University
    • Tilburg University  Founded in 1927  6 schools on one compact campus  12,678 students  1,746 staff members  181 full professors  More than 45,000 alumni  International students from 85 countries  1,750 Bachelor Degrees per year  1,500 Master Degrees per year  85 PhD Degrees per year  1,851 scientific publications each year  Our programs are accredited by the NVAO
    • Why Tilburg University? Strong focus on global issues Excellent facilities Multidisciplinary Research Curriculum taught entirely in English International exchange with top universities all over the world Multicultural classrooms Active student life Internationally benchmarked programs Competitive mix of ranking* and tuition fee
    • Our Schools  Tilburg School of Economics and Management  Tilburg Law School  Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences  Tilburg School of Humanities  Tilburg School of Theology  TiasNimbas Business School
    • Tilburg School ofHumanities
    • Departments and Research Institutes Tilburg School of Humanities Departments Liberal Arts and Sciences Communication and Culture Studies (DCU) (LAS) Information Sciences (Language, Culture and Philosophy (DFI) (DCI) Religious Studies) Research Institutes Majors within LAS TiCC, the Center for Cognition Babylon, Center for Studies TiLPS, the Tilburg Center for and Communication of the Multicultural Society Logic and Philosophy of Humanities Science ILRS, the Institute for Liturgical and Ritual Studies Law in Europe Social Sciences Business & Management
    • InternationalEducation
    • Dutch Academic Degree PathsYear Program Title1st year2nd year Bachelor BSc/BA3rd year4th year Master MSc/MA (Research MA with an MPhilTwo-year programme Master) supplementFour-year programme PhD/Dr. PhD
    • English-taught Master’s Programs  MA in Communication and Information Sciences  Specialization Business Communication & Digital Media  Specialization Communication Design  Specialization Human Aspects of Information Technology  Specialization Intercultural Communication  MA in Management of Cultural Diversity  Specialization Culture Studies  Specialization Communication Sciences  MA in Data Journalism (September 2012)  Research Master in Language and Communication  Research Master in Philosophy  Research Master in Theology
    • After the Bachelor’s & Master’s Business Research Education (77%) (6%) (17%) Master’s at Master’s Program MBA Tilburg University elsewhere (?) (71%) (15%) Career (14%) Bachelor’s at Tilburg University
    • Exchange Opportunities Europe: 20 countries; 55 destinationsNorth America:2 countries;16 destinations Asia-Pacific: 9 countries; Latin America: 18 destinations 6 countries; 15 destinations … AND IN THE YEARS TO COME: EVEN MORE OPTIONS!
    • International ResearchTransfer of Knowledge
    • Research at Tilburg University  4 graduate schools  Multidisciplinary research centers  More than 40 research centers  A few research themes:  Improvement of healthcare and well-being  Technology, privacy and society  Communication Sciences  Economics and finance  Human Aspects of IT  Identity and religion  Market regulation
    • Transfer of knowledge  To industry and social organizations  Academics in advisory boards and committees  Workshops and conferences  Consultancy (separate activity, IVA)  Centre for Knowledge Transfer  Centre for starting entrepreneurs  To society  Public debates  Children’s university  Atlas of European Values  Nexus Institute (European cultural heritage)
    • Main Research Areas  Department of Communication and Information Sciences  Language, Communication and Cognition  Creative Computing  Department of Culture Studies  Religion and Ritual  Religion in the Public Sphere  Care and contested coherence  Language and Globalization  Literature and visual art in the European public sphere  Department of Philosophy  Society and Rationality:  Theoretical Philosophy  Practical Philosophy  History of Philosophy
    • Communication and Information Sciences  Language, Communication and Cognition  Non-verbal Communication  Business Communication  Communication Design  Creative Computing  Vision  Language  Computer Games
    • Culture Studies (Culture, Language and Religious Studies)  Religion and Ritual  Religious diversity and image construction in a pluralistic society  Ritual and liturgical movements: reorientations and revaluations  Religion in the Public Sphere  Care and contested coherence  Language and Globalization  Literature and visual art in the European public sphere
    • Philosophy  Society and Rationality  Theoretical Philosophy  Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS)  Philosophy of Mind  Practical Philosophy  Ethics  Legal Philosophy  History of Philosophy  Morality and Ethical Life  The Finite and the Infinite
    • A PhD Position  PhD researchers often paid employees  The majority of PhD researchers sign an employment contract with the research institute at which they do their PhD-research  Ways to find a PhD position  Through vacancies or networks  Fellowship or grant  About one sixth of the PhD candidates in the Netherlands are not employed by the institution but finance their PhD research through a fellowship or grant  A PhD next to a job  It is also possible to obtain a PhD degree next to a (fulltime) job. If applicant (and his/her employer) are interested in such an option, they can contact our research institutions for more information
    • International Campus& Student Life
    • Tilburg University Campus Located in the South of the Netherlands In one of the fastest growing economic regions of the Netherlands (6th largest city in the Netherlands) E-learning centre (BlackBoard) Wireless access to network Free e-mail, internet access Homepage for staff and students High-tech university library Sports centre Bookshop, PC shop, and Language Lab Grand Café, coffee corners, restaurant Counseling: academic adviser, career counselor, etc.
    • Student Life in Tilburg Tilburg = Lively Student City 200,000 inhabitants (6th city in the Netherlands) 27,000 students Wide range of student associations Organisation of study trips, parties, conferences, guest lectures, etc. Sports facilities ranked no.1 in the Netherlands Guaranteed accommodation Many culture and leisure opportunities
    • Personal Support for International Students Housing (“first-come, first-serve” basis) Visa support Personal contact Arrival Days Welcome Week Buddy-system
    • Social MediaVideo’s, Presentations, Virtual Lectures, Alumni, Students
    • More information Read our brochures Visit our website: www.tilburguniversity.edu /humanities /bachelors /masters /research
    • Thank Youwww.tilburguniversity.edu