Faculty of Engineering Technology

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW), one of the six University of Twente's faculties. CTW combines Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. Our faculty has approximately 1800 bachelor's and master's students, 300 employees and 150 PhD candidates. The faculty is organized in a matrix: the departments cooperatively conduct the educational programmes and participate in interdisciplinary research projects, programmes and the following research institutes: MIRA, CTIT and IGS.

University of Twente solution reduces factory rejects

Doctoral degree candidate Jan Harmen Wiebenga of the University of Twente has come up with a solution for ensuring that fewer components manufactured in the automotive industry are rejected. The consequence of just a small percentage of... Read more

Migrants: Exemplary Carers

In the 'participation society' more and more often people are asked to apply themselves as active citizens in solving care issues, for example by providing informal care. Policymakers are worried about immigrant informal carers in... Read more

Three UT master's programmes awarded 'top-class'

Three master's programmes of the University of Twente have been certified to sport the quality seal 'Top-class programme' for a year. In the Keuzegids Masters 2014 (University Master's Selection Guide), published on Monday,... Read more