TiasNimbas Business School

Tilburg, Netherlands

No. Students: 3,200
Funding type: Public
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Why should I study here?

Discover the top reasons for why you should consider coming to TiasNimbas Business School

  • Diverse Choice of International Degree Offerings

TiasNimbas recognises that people have different needs and commitments. So the diversity of our curriculum is endless:

-Earn a European, American or British MBA degree;
-MBA and MSc offered on a full- or part-time basis;
-MBA offered as one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme (Tilburg, Utrecht and Bonn);
-Programmes flex with your schedule and commitments.

  • Quality of Participants

A good management programme is highly interactive: you learn in part through working with your peers as you prepare, present and evaluate projects with them. The quality of a programme, therefore, is dependent upon the quality of its students. Each year TiasNimbas attracts over 2500 high-calibre participants from 60-plus countries, each highly motivated and looking for a new intellectual challenge and a greater international understanding of business management.

  • Strong Alumni Network

Becoming an alumnus of TiasNimbas is one of the great benefits of our programmes. You become part of a network that includes alumni who figure prominently in well-known organisations throughout the world, including Fortune 500 companies. Our alumni are keen to remain part of the team and may meet up at reunions and events; or at seminars, short courses or electives that keep their management skills top-notch.

About

TiasNimbas, the business school of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, offers a broad and flexible portfolio of internationally recognised management programmes. The motto of TiasNimbas is Never Stop Asking, and this is reflected in programmes that are rooted in leading management research, and designed to address the specific educational needs of individuals and organisations in the evolving world of business.
Studying at TiasNimbas offers a unique experience, informed by:

International Focus: We Bring the World to You

International programme participants, faculty members, partner schools and teaching locations from Tilburg to Taipei translate into a truly international management learning experience. Our students gain cross cultural skills, and build a worldwide network of contacts that will continue to be of benefit long after they have left TiasNimbas.

Diverse Choice of International Degree Offerings

TiasNimbas recognises that people have different needs and commitments. So the diversity of our curriculum is endless:

  • Earn a European, American or British MBA degree;
  • MBA and MScBA offered on a full- or part-time basis;
  • MBA offered as one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme (Tilburg, Utrecht and Bonn);
  • Programmes flex with your schedule and commitments.

Quality of Faculty

TiasNimbas engages in continuous, intensive knowledge exchange with researchers at Tilburg University and the Eindhoven University of Technology. These eminent professors are part of our teaching faculty, as are an extended network of international experts. Whether you study on a degree programme or an executive non-degree programme, you will learn from faculty members who have a passion for management education.

Quality of Participants

A good management programme is highly interactive: you learn in part through working with your peers as you prepare, present and evaluate projects with them. The quality of a programme, therefore, is dependent upon the quality of its students. Each year TiasNimbas attracts over 2500 high-calibre participants from 60-plus countries, each highly motivated and looking for a new intellectual challenge and a greater international understanding of business management.

Strong Alumni Network

Becoming an alumnus of TiasNimbas is one of the great benefits of our programmes. You become part of a network that includes alumni who figure prominently in well-known organisations throughout the world, including Fortune 500 companies. Our alumni are keen to remain part of the team and may meet up at reunions and events; or at seminars, short courses or electives that keep their management skills top-notch.

Accreditations

There are many different accreditation agencies and the following highlights the
most important ones for TiasNimbas and its programmes.

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is an international organisation that has accredited all our MBA programmes, including those offered in partnership with Bradford University School of Management. In addition, Bradford University is accredited by EQUIS.

The IMM (International Executive MBA Programme) is one of our programmes that, through its founding partners and their respective universities, qualifies for the international AACSB accreditation since both Purdue University and Tilburg University are AACSB accredited.In The Netherlands and Belgium, our MSc programme, as well as the Executive Master of Finance and Control (RC) are accredited by the NVAO. (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation).

The following programmes are accredited by the NVAO. (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation):

  • International MSc in Business Administration
  • Executive Master of Finance and Control (RC)
  • Executive Master in Finance
  • Executive Master of Business Valuation
  • Executive Master of Management and Organisation

The TiasNimbas Master in Real Estate programme is RICS accredited. Created in 1868 and with 130 000 members in 120 countries, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) represents professionals working in property, land and the built environment all around the world.

The International Executive Doctorate (DBA+PhD), offered in partnership with the Cranfield University School of Management, is accredited by the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC). This programme is one of only six in the UK to be recognised.

TiasNimbas is accredited by CEDEO for Accountancy Programmes. A selection of programmes at TiasNimbas is available for achieving the PE (permanent education) requirements for Royal NIVRA (Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Registeraccountants).

Student life

A Creative City

Present-day Tilburg (200,000 inhabitants, the sixth-largest city in The Netherlands) is a creative city with a thriving art scene and a bustling cultural life. 013 is a hotbed of new rock and pop talent. Paradox is a respected and influential international jazz podium. The Concertzaal offers classical music while the Stadsschouwburg is the stage for performing arts,also in English.

With three dance academies and companies, Tilburg is the unchallenged dance capital of the southern Netherlands. The museums house large collections and changing exhibitions. De Pont, museum for modern art, and the Textielmuseum, specializing in textile arts to honor the historical legacy of the city as a textile industry hub, both have sound international allure.

A Festive City

The city of Tilburg hosts many festivals such as Festival Mundial (two weeks of world music, global culture and activism), Stranger Than Paranoia (jazz and improvisation) and ZXZW (independent culture).In the traditional Maria Month of May close to 100,000 people come to attend processions, open-air masses and sing-along gatherings. The markets, parades and rides of the Tilburg Fun Fair in July attract over a million visitors year after year. It's the biggest fun fair in the Benelux countries. The fair's Pink Monday is the biggest gay-themed event in The Netherlands.

An Entrepreneurial City

Today, healthcare is Tilburg's biggest industry in terms of employment (19.3% of the labor population). Other important industries are trade, transportation, logistics, distribution, chemicals and metallurgy. Over the past two decades, Tilburg has attracted a cluster of creative, design, communication and other innovative service companies that continue to grow. Villa Media is a well-known cluster of multimedia enterprises, located in an old manor downtown. Due to the stunning natural surroundings, the hotel, restaurant and tourism industry is well-developed, and makes up a large share of the local economy, far above the national average. Multinationals like Fuji Photo, Ericsson, Coca-Cola, Sony and Christian Salvesen have major operations and plants in Tilburg.

An Educational City

With three universities (Tilburg University, Fontys University and Avans University), Tilburg has a real student-town feel. Affordable eateries and cozy bars dot the town to serve the over 20.000 students in Tilburg (making up for 10% of the population).

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