International Students


This website aims to provide practical information for admitted international students. Admitted international students are assisted by International Office in arranging their visa application, housing accommodation and other formalities. International Office also supports international students during their entire study period at the UT, even before arrival.


Bachelor / Master / PhD Students

Procedures & scholarships


Preparing for study at UT


Exchange Students


Upon arrival


Visa & residence permit


During your stay


Housing & Accommodation


Upon departure


Support and Contact Information








The University of Twente participates in the Science without Borders programme. If you are a Science without Borders scholarship recipient, please follow the application procedures for Exchange Students as outlined on this website.

Latest news

22 November: NL4Talents, Holland Alumni and career forum for international students

The third edition of nl4talents, Holland alumni and career forum for international students, will take place on Saturday 22 November 2014 in the Fokker Terminal in The Hague. ... read more

Join the 4th annual KAUST research competition

In January 2015, King Abdullah Science and Technology University (KAUST) is hosting its fourth annual International Research Competition for undergraduate students around the world. This event is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to share and compare your work with peers from across the globe, win prizes and experience life in Saudi Arabia at a premier graduate-level research institution. ... read more

New edition International Student Handbook

It's here: the new edition of our International Student Handbook. Looking for information to get the most out of your time at the University of Twente and during your stay the Netherlands? Look no further and download the International Student Handbook! ... read more

Student for a day

Have you already narrowed down your study search to a Bachelor or Master programme offered at the University of Twente (UT)? Do you have a possibility to visit our campus in the Netherlands in order to ask your questions about the programme in person and get to experience the study atmosphere? If yes, then sign up to become a Student for a Day. ... read more

Scholarship opportunities for Indonesian students

You have decided to come study at the University of Twente – good decision! But how are you going to pay for your living and study costs in the Netherlands? You might be eligible for a scholarship, but where can you find information about the ones that you would qualify for? Right here! ... read more

Are you ready for a career in Holland?

Nuffic has launched a career portal to provide international students and alumni with generic information about career opportunities in Holland after their studies. On students and alumni can find information about key economic sectors in Holland, Dutch business culture, how to find a job and how to apply, internships, entrepreneurship and practical information such as residence permits for their stay after graduation. ... read more

Expat Center Twente

Expat Center Twente provides support to internationals in region

The Expat Center Twente in Hengelo opened its doors to provide services to all expats living and working in the Twente area. ... read more