Investigate, understand, think along, steer. Tilburg University wants to contribute to a better understanding of complex social issues. Entrepreneurship plays an important role in this. The research on the Tilburg campus leads to new insights and questions, but also to concrete advice and recommendations for the business community. Tilburg University offers a rich breeding ground for entrepreneurship and develops numerous activities to stimulate startups.
Tilburg University saw the light of day in 1927. The philosophy of the founders was that the academic world and society are closely linked. This vision is still strongly present in education and research. This philosophy will receive new impulses in the near future. Impact is a key concept. Current impact stories are included in this lustrum issue.
Univers is the independent, cross-media platform of Tilburg University. They offer a mix of news, human interest, background, interviews, opinion, culture and sports. They also provide a platform for students and staff to write or blog for themselves. Every day the latest news is quickly and clearly mapped out.
Tilburg University launched Diggit Magazine in 2016. The website publishes academic stories about 'online culture'. The idea behind Diggit Magazine is quite simple, according to chief editor Ico Maly. "We can see that the public intellectual is no longer so public," he says. "The connection between the university and society is becoming weaker and weaker." Diggit Magazine makes knowledge public.