Welcome to our campus!

Your student years will be unforgettable on our magnificent campus: a smart living lab full of technology, sports, Student associations and startups.

The campus provides talented students, scientists and professors with a fascinating learning, working and living environment. It's a beautiful place where you follow academic education and apply your new skills in the various state-of-the-art labs. You will be part of a dynamic community where 13,000 students and 3,700 staff members, representing around a hundred nationalities, use the latest knowledge and technology for a better future. 

Only all-in university campus in the Netherlands

Our campus is the only all-in campus in the Netherlands. It has as many activities to offer as a small city with 3,000 student houses and apartments. There are plenty of facilities, such as a grocery store, a bar, a gym, a laundromat, healthcare facilities, and even a hairdresser. And the best part: the city centre of Enschede is only a 10-minute bike ride away! This campus could also be yours!

Catch that campus feeling

Wondering what a day on campus would be like? Two ways to find out! Come visit us for a Taster Day, Open Day or Student for a Day and experience it first-hand and watch our campus video to catch that campus feeling now!

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Study, sport and socialise

The campus is 146 acres, with about 200 football fields. You will find everything you need to study and have fun. From libraries and state-of-the-art laboratories for top research to theatre and sports fields. You can play almost every sport imaginable on campus, such as baseball, beach volleyball, archery and even Quidditch.

A small selection of our hundreds of lab, culture and sports facilities:

International student associations

UT has a vibrant student community: there are over 100 associations you can join. At the Student Union’s portal, you can find an overview of sports, culture, study, social and international associations. Student associations organise activities, lectures and events for all students. As a member, you often benefit from reduced ticket prices for events and special offers.

On-campus events

Student activities are organised almost every day, hosted by study and student associations, educational programmes, (research) institutes, start-up hub IncubaseKennispark Twente or UT itself.

Highlighted events
  • Join the Kick-in Introduction! It gives you the opportunity to meet your fellow students and get to know Enschede and the university’s campus.
  • Run the Batavierenrace: the world’s largest relay race, from Nijmegen to Enschede with 8,500 students.
  • Share ideas during Create Tomorrow: the biggest student collaboration of the Netherlands, where groups of students work on creative solutions for business and governmental cases.
  • Enjoy concerts and festivals with famous Dutch performers like Anouk, Caro Emerald, Waylon, Candy Dulfer and Tiësto.