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Tilburg University

Tilburg University was founded in 1927 and is a fully accredited government financed university with more than 11,000 students. The university‚Äôs specialization in the fields of social sciences and  humanities is organized in six faculties: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration; Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Humanities (Arts, Philosophy, and Religion Studies and Theology), Faculty of Catholic Theology. In addition to these faculties, the university has a number of well-established research centres (Babylon being one of them) and graduate schools, and a Business School. The university highly values authenticity, academic freedom, and continuous development. In its education and research programs, the university is committed to addressing quality issues in society at national and international levels. It does so by training people for positions of responsibility in society and by contributing to socially sustainable solutions.


Faculty of Humanities - Department of Language and Culture Studies

The faculty of Humanities consists of five departments: Communication and Information Sciences, Language and Culture Studies, Philosophy, and Religious Studies and Theology
In the Department of Language and Culture Studies, members ofhe former Departments Intercultural Communication and General Cultural Studies co-operate both in research and education. Members of the department participate in the current research programs Multilingualism in the Multicultural Society and Art, the Public and Society. A new and joint research program in the field of Multilingualism and Multiculturality is presently under construction. The department is responsible for the bachelor and master programs of Intercultural Communication and General Cultural Studies and it participates in the research master programme Language and Communication. Members of the department focusing on research and teaching in the field of intercultural communication also participate in the interfaculty Centre Babylon and its minor program Studies of the Multicultural Society and its mastertrack Organisation of Cultural Diversity.

Members of the TEMPUS IV working group (project timeframe 2010-2013):

Prof. Dr. Sjaak Kroon