28 november: Dies Natalis

On 28 November 2014 we celebrate the UT's 53rd Dies Natalis. This year the theme is ‘... Read more

High tech, human touch. That is the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and is a partner of Kennispark Twente.

First blue-energy power plant opened, UT made large contribution

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander will put the first blue-energy power plant in the world to use on Wednesday, 26 November. In this test plant at the Afsluitdijk the... Read more

Insufficient emphasis on digital skills in secondary education

On average, the computer and information literacy skills (CIL) of grade 8 students in Dutch lower secondary schools is comparable to that of their peers in other... Read more

Design Lab

DesignLab is a creative and cross-disciplinary ecosystem at the University of Twente, connecting science and society through design. Faculty and students from all fields work together with companies and governments on societal design challenges of our times, inspired by novel scientific insights.

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Week of Inspiration

Let yourself be inspired by mathematician and writer Ionica Smeets, Bas Lansdorp from the Mars One project or brain researcher Dick Swaab, see outstanding bachelor- or master projects or be amazed about the Human Document Project.

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Human Document Project

How to preserve a document about humanity for a milion years? What should be in it? The 2-day conference Human Document Project is aiming to provide some answers.

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QS Stars Ranking

QS Stars assesses universities for quality of education, internationalization, innovation and study environment. Out of a maximum score of five+ stars, the University of Twente earned five stars.

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The campus for your event

School sports tournament? Company trip with cultural workshops? Conference location in natural surroundings with lodging? The university campus offers various extensive possibilities.

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Working at the UT

University of Twente offers the stage to show your talents. With the freedom to explore, and the certainty of guidance from colleagues and through training and development. View all available vacancies online!



UT magazine

University of Twente. is the magazine for alumni and partners of the University of Twente. The magazine contains articles and interviews on the range of research and educational opportunities offered at the university.

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