When you become a student, you will often also be living on your own for the very first time. Of course, you can look for a room in a student house. However, maybe you would prefer to live in a studio with your own kitchen, bathroom and toilet? That is possible in TalentSquare. The SSH lets 705 residences and rooms in this bulding close to the central station of Tilburg. Read more about TalentSquare below.
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Are you an international student of Tilburg University and looking for Short Stay?
Tilburg University has reserved furnished rooms for their students with SSH. Check the Tilburg University page to see if you are eligible for this type of accommodation. Are you not eligible or are you looking for a self-contained studio? Then check the regular accommodations.
Living as a student in Tilburg
Tilburg is a real student city with more than 29,000 students from the Netherlands and abroad. Tilburg has a compact atmospheric city centre, with lovely shops and little cafes. You are sure to meet people you know if you go into the city centre! The largest event of the year is the Tilburg Fair which lasts for ten days and attracts more than a million visitors. The carnival is also a gigantic annual festival when the city is transformed into ‘Kruikenstad’ or ‘Pitcher city’.
More than 29,000 students study in Tilburg at one of the three higher education institutions below.
Tilburg University is specialized in human sciences and social sciences. Their motto is with good reason ‘Understanding Society’. The university has a compact campus with five faculties, a Business School and various Graduate Schools.
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Fontys is one of the largest higher education institutions in the Netherlands, offering education in almost every field. In Tilburg you can choose from 83 different courses in several locations. The Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Arts, is located in the city centre. By far the most courses are taught at the campus Stappegoor. Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Journalism, and Avans-Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Law, are located near to Station Tilburg University.
Avans University of Applied Sciences
Avans provides higher education in eight fields at seven locations in three cities, namely Breda, ’s-Hertogenbosch and Tilburg. In Tilburg, the university of applied sciences offers seven courses, mainly in technical fields such as Architecture and Civil Engineering. Together with Fontys, Avans provides the higher professional education course in Law at Avans-Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Law, in Tilburg.
If you study in Tilburg, you can count on a bustling student life. For example, you can become a member of one of the Tilburg student associations. This is an easy way to get to know new people. For example: you could join a leisure association, a sports association, study association or cultural association.
Tilburg has five student associations, each with its own character and history.
- St. Olof: the oldest student association in Tilburg;
- T.S.V. Plato: in 25 years, this has grown to become the largest student association in the south of the Netherlands;
- I*ESN: has approximately 650 members and focuses mainly on internationally-minded students;
- Vidar: has beautiful new premises in the heart of the woods beside the water, a really unique location in Tilburg;
- SV Totus: the student association of Avans University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg.
The TOP-week is the Freshers’ week for students in Tilburg. Taking part in the TOP-week is the perfect way to become acquainted with Tilburg student life. You will get to know your fellow students and will learn a lot about studying in Tilburg and about the city itself. You really should attend this week!