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That's what the University of Twente is working on every day, with students as well as staff eagerly making their own unique contributions. Now what's your story? What would you have to contribute? Let's find out together during the Bachelor's Open Days and Master's Open Day. We want your touch!

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About The University of Twente

The University of Twente (UT) is a leading international research university, located in the Netherlands. We are committed to providing high-quality teaching and research with a unique approach that combines the social and engineering sciences. Our university is ideally situated in Europe, roughly at the heart of an imaginary triangle linking the three major European capitals of Paris, London and Berlin. Amsterdam is only two hours away by train.

Why choose the University of Twente?

Get to know us

There are several ways to get to know our university:

Open Days

We organize Open Days for anyone who is interested in taking one of our Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes.

Alternatives

Of course, dropping by for a day is easier said than done when you have to come from another country, especially if you’re coming from outside of Europe. With this in mind, we have come up with alternative ways for you to get to know us better:

If you do come to visit us, you can expect a warm welcome. We have several hotels on and off campus where you can spend the night.

Location and route

The University of Twente is located in the East of the Netherlands, near the German border.

Questions?

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch! You can email, chat or call our Study Information Centre.


Advanced Technology is a multidisciplinary English-taught programme that combines the latest technical expertise with a keen sense of what our society needs.
Wherever calculation and modelling are called for, mathematics − whether in the background or not − plays a decisive part. The bachelor´s programme is all about applications.
Understanding physical phenomena by learning about the laws that underlie them and putting your understanding into practice: that’s what the Bachelor’s in Applied Physics is all about.
This one-of-a-kind, multidisciplinary, English-taught programme integrates social and technical perspectives in a new approach that educates tomorrow’s engineers at Honours level.
Biomedical Technology is an engineering programme in which you get to design and develop a new healthcare technology. Think rehabilitation robots, artificial organs, medical scans, and prostheses.
Business & IT is the perfect match between information technology and business administration. Your knowledge of the development and use of sophisticated IT systems makes you the pivot of the company.
Developing and improving new materials, processes and products: that’s what the Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering at the University of Twente is all about.
Civil engineers design, construct and manage infrastructure and major building projects. The Civil Engineering programme combines technology with studying the organization of these types of projects.
Communication is vital to organizations. In the Communication Science programme you will learn how to design solutions to communication problems and challenges within and between organizations.
In a world full of sophisticated automation Computer Science is becoming more and more important. You could hardly think of a device or a company that could operate without ICT being applied.
How can you use high technology or new media to create user interaction? The Creative Technology programme challenges you to develop innovative applications while using the latest technology.
This English taught programme focuses on developing and improving electronics-based systems. You will work on high-tech applications, such as robot arms for surgery or sensors for health applications.
This English-taught programme combines European Studies and Public Administration to help you study the causes of - and solutions to complex problems on a local, national, European and global level.
As a health scientist you are an expert at improving the organization and the quality of healthcare. The University of Twente focuses on researching and managing technology in healthcare.
This bachelor's programme combines technology and ingenuity to create useful and well-designed consumer products that meet the demands of the target audience.
In Industrial Engineering and Management you will use models and techniques to systematically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of a company and implement improvements.
International Business Administration is an English taught bachelor's programme designed to equip you for a successful career in the complex and demanding world of international business.
As a mechanical engineer you are fascinated by how things work. You use your technical expertise to create, improve, and maintain things − from gadgets to large industrial installations.
Psychologists study human behaviour. In the bachelor's programme of Psychology you will learn how to observe, explain, predict, and influence both normal and deviant behaviour.
How to help patients with the latest technology? A technical medicine professional uses technology to both develop and apply new safe solutions for diagnosing and treating patients.
Overview BSC programmes
Advanced Technology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
ATLAS University College
Biomedical Technology
Business & IT
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Communication Science
Computer Science
Creative Technology
Electrical Engineering
European Public Administration
Health Sciences
Industrial Design Engineering
Industrial Engineering and Management
International Business Administration
Mechanical Engineering
Psychology
Technical Medicine
As a mathematician, you are like a spider in the web. Through mathematical models, abstractions of reality, you see the core of the problem and the relation with seemingly unrelated problems.
Apply yourself to one of the oldest fields of science: physics. Gain fundamental insights into your own research field while honing your research skills.
Biomedical Engineering is about the design and development of healthcare technology for improving lives, for example rehabilitation robots, artificial organs, imaging techniques and prosthetics.
Do you want to devise solutions to complex and global business problems? We will teach you how to apply scientific methods in practice and equip you for a successful career in the business world.
The master’s in Business Information Technology focuses on IT-based business innovation. You’ll become an expert at applying IT to devise new services and radically improve the way businesses work.
Chemical Engineering encompasses the fields of chemistry, materials science and process engineering. Chemical engineers are also well versed in areas such as fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.
If you are eager to focus on both the technical and non-technical aspects of civil engineering projects and systems, then the Master’s in Civil Engineering and Management is the programme for you.
Across the globe, organizations rely on effective communication to be successful. This programme combines academic rigour and practical relevance to make you a fully-fledged communication expert.
ICT is omnipresent in modern society. The latest hardware and software developments are crucial in domains such as social media, security, health, energy, information systems and telecom.
Complex, innovative and multidisciplinary projects in a dynamic environment require a new breed of engineers who are able to expertly combine engineering knowledge with management skills.
The Master of Science (MSc) programme in Educational Science and Technology is for anyone fascinated by education and training, yet not intending to become a teacher.
Develop new methods and technologies for high-tech electronics-based systems! Electrical engineering challenges you in nanotechnology, robotics, electronics, telecommunication or biomedical systems.
The master’s programme in Embedded Systems focuses on signal processing in hardware and software applications for controlling a device, process or system.
The 'Environmental and Energy Management' master’s degree programme aims to prepare future private, public and NGO decision-makers to analyse issues and act in an environmentally pro-active way.
Managing Europe is a complex challenge. The Master’s in European Studies gives you the expertise to operate in this fascinating environment where various levels of government come together.
Between 60 to 80 percent of all political, economic and private decisions are space oriented. Are you keen to explore how geo-information can help you to make better decisions in every field?
This master’s programme aims to educate students and professionals to become all-round managers and/or researchers in the field of geo-information.
The master’s in Health Sciences is an innovative programme offering two specializations: ‘Health Services and Management’ and ‘Health Technology Assessment and Innovation’.
How do people interact with technology? And how can interaction technology be designed to meet the needs of users? HMI is about the communication between humans and digital technology.
Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. The master’s in IDE teaches you the ins and outs of the world of industrial design.
This programme trains you to design, control and optimize processes in complex organizations and businesses in a global context, using mathematical modelling, computer simulations and advanced ICT.
Mechanical engineers focus on design and analyses of machinery, structures and products as well as production processes. The master’s programme in ME zooms in on one of these disciplines.
What is the best way to set up clinical trials for new medical treatments? How can we estimate the number of illegal immigrants in the Netherlands? Questions like these are central to this programme.
The two-year MSc programme in Nanotechnology focuses on the design, creation and study of functional materials, structures, devices and systems by directly controlling matter on the nanometre scale.
Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society is the premier Master's programme for learning how to critically analyse and assess the impact of scientific and technological developments on society.
What makes people act the way they do? And how can we use psychological expertise to solve real-life problems? You will tackle these questions and more in the master’s programme in Psychology.
Do you have a technical Bachelor’s degree and a desire to share your knowledge with young people or adults? If so, the teacher training Master’s in Science Education & Communication is ideal for you!
The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) enables you to become an engineer with in-depth knowledge on renewable energy technologies.
The master's programme in Systems and Control is concerned with the control of the behaviour of dynamic phenomena and systems in interaction with their environment.
Want to go into teaching following your Master’s in Political Science, Public Administration or Sociology? Take the one-year Civics & Social Sciences teacher training course.
We educate a new kind of technical-medical professional who improves patient safety, diagnosis, and treatment through the innovative use of medical technology in direct patient care.
The master’s programme in Telematics focuses on improving the interaction between people and automated processes through the application of information and communication technology.
Overview MSc programmes
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Information Technology
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering and Management
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Construction Management and Engineering
Educational Science and Technology
Electrical Engineering
Embedded Systems
Environmental and Energy Management
European Studies
Geo-information Science and Earth Observation
Geographical Information Management and Applications
Health Sciences
Human Media Interaction
Industrial Design Engineering
Industrial Engineering and Management
Mechanical Engineering
Methodology Statistics for Behavioural Biomedical Social Sciences
Nanotechnology
Philosophy of Science Technology and Society
Psychology
Science Education and Communication
Sustainable Energy Technology
Systems and Control
Teaching in Social Sciences
Technical Medicine
Telematics
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University of Twente
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