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Education Abroad Office

Tilburg University

Area: Global Direct Summer
Location: Tilburg
Country: Netherlands
Term: Summer
Website: Tilburg University Summer Program

According to the National Student Survey (NSE), Tilburg University was the best general university of the Netherlands in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Our university consistently holds strong positions in leading international rankings as well. We are ranked 17th worldwide and 4th in Europe in Economics & Business (US News 2020). You will learn from leading researchers and excellent teachers how to conduct scientific research, and gain the critical and analytical thinking skills you need to tackle challenges in the real world. Through topical projects, case studies, guest lectures, and events you will acquire a valuable connection to the business world, NGO's and other organizations.

Cost: Cost varies on course selection, all fees will be paid directly to Tilburg

Requirements: 3.0 GPA

Gain academic advantage by following high quality academic summer courses providing official credits. If you want to deepen your knowledge in a particular domain, or get to know an academic discipline that is different from your own, you can follow a thematic course in the field of Economics, Law, Data Management, Theology and Psychology.

Each year, the courses for this Summer program will change. For details on the most recent courses offered, please visit the Academic Courses listing on Tilburg's page.

Tilburg also offers language courses to help you practice your Dutch in an intensive, short-term summer course. DISC, Tilburg University’s innovative Dutch Intensive Summer Course, is a 3-week intensive that will get you from ‘no Dutch at all’ to ‘daily Dutch proficiency’ (A1 level) in no time!

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Various funding opportunities exist for this program. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

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