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Most important buildings

There ARE TENS OF BUILDINGS FOR EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND RECREATION on campus. ON THIS PAGE WE PRESENT THE MOST RELEVANT BUILDINGS FOR STUDENTS, STAFF, AND CAMPUS VISITORS.

Visitors are requested to check-in at the service desk, after which they will be referred to their appointment. The services desks of the education buildings are available during opening hours to answer all your questions. In holiday periods office hours may differ from those indicated below. Please contact the service desk of that particular building for more information.

Outside office hours, staff and students can only get access to their building with a building pass. More information can be obtained at the service desk of the specific building.

Campus overview and map

The bird-eye-views of the campus from four different perspectives give you a good impression of our campus. All four images show the Business and Science park with the FC Twente Stadium (location of train stop) on one side of the street, and the campus area on the other side. Click the images to enlarge and/or download:

High-quality versions are available (for staff only) on www.utwente.nl/3d-map-download. Others may request the images for reuse by email.

CAMPUS MAP WITH ROUTE INSTRUCTIONS AND BUILDING NUMBERS (.PDF)
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Google Maps & Maps indoor

In collaboration with Google, the UT has expanded Google Maps with Google Maps Indoor. This allows you to take a look at the buildings on Google Maps and see the complete floor plan and room layout. All important locations such as meeting rooms, canteens, and other facilities are marked.

 

How to reach?

You can reach Google Indoor Maps by clicking on the image above, by zooming in on a building on maps.google.com or by zooming in on your location with a mobile device on Google Maps.

Waaier

De Waaier houses the two largest lecture halls of the University of Twente. Two smaller rooms are used for doctoral degree defenses and inaugural lectures. The two large lecture halls can be joined together to form one even larger hall, seating 800 people.

Next to a number of smaller lecture rooms, you can find here student restaurant De Mensa.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 20.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 20.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 20.00

Thursday

08.00 - 20.00

Friday

08.00 - 19.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car at P0 or P2. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access at the barrier.

Vrijhof

De Vrijhof is the cultural centre of the University of Twente. It offers a variety of performances, such as shows, concerts, and lectures. It is known for its Audio hall, Amphitheatre, and Agora. Next to that, it houses the library, the editorial office of UToday, Student Services, and Student Counseling.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 24.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 24.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 24.00

Thursday

08.00 - 24.00

Friday

08.00 - 24.00

Saturday

09.00 - 20.00

Sunday

09.00 - 20.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car on the parking space behind the building (follow the signs to building Hogenkamp). Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

Zilverling

The Zilverling houses the mathematics and computer science departments. Here you can also find the SmartXP-lab of the Creative Technology programme. The Educafé - the study area on the ground floor - is where student shops Stores (electronics) and IAPC (computers and computer parts) are based. These are open during the lunch break on working days. Starbucks is also located in the Educafé.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car on P0 or P2. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

ITC building

The ITC building is the only building that cannot be found on the actual campus of the university because it is located about three kilometers to the east, near the central station of Enschede. As the name suggests, the ITC faculty is housed here.

Opening hours ITC building

Monday

09.00 - 17.00

Tuesday

09.00 - 17.00

Wednesday

09.00 - 17.00

Thursday

09.00 - 17.00

Friday

09.00 - 17.00

Parking

The ITC building is located close to the city center of Enschede, within walking distance of the central station and easily accessible by both car and public transport. There is a parking space behind the ITC building.

Horst-complex

Horst is the most Eastern complex of the campus buildings. Engineering programmes have been located here ever since the early years: Mechanical Engineering, Civil engineering and later Industrial Design. Today, it is here that we can also find Biomedical Technology, Advanced Technology, and Technical Medicine.

Sublocations within Horst Complex, all with own building names, abbreviations, and building numbers:

  • Horst Tower: HT (20)
  • Horst Ring: HR (21)
  • Noordhorst: NH (24)
  • Oosthorst: OH (26)
  • Zuidhorst: ZH (28)
  • Westhorst: WH (23)
  • Meander: (27)

Please note: The entrance of the complex is located below the Horst Tower.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 20.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 20.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 20.00

Thursday

08.00 - 20.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

The entrance of this building is not accessible by car. You can park your car at P2, P3 or P4. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

Spiegel

Spiegel is the administration centre of the University of Twente. This is where the human resources department, the finances, the management body and marketing and communication are located. The Executive Board is located in the annex of the building, called Vleugel (building 3).

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

You can park your car at the front or back side of the building in the designated parking areas.

Technohal

The Technohal is home to the Technical Medical Centre. The TechMed Centre is a leading Innovation Hub impacting healthcare by excellent research, innovation and educational programmes. It is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, ranging from research labs, preclinical testbeds and simulated hospital environments.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

P0 is located close to the entrance of the technohal building. Alternative parking is P4 behind the Technohal. P4 also provides a charging station for electric cars.

Ravelijn

Ravelijn houses the management and governance programmes. Some of our alumni might not recognise the picture. The old building with the same name is replaced by this new one.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car at P0 or P2. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

Cubicus

Cubicus is where the behavioral sciences are located. It is the part that remains of the original building. The other half was destroyed in a fire in 2002. Ask for clear directions at the reception, because this still is a building in which you can easily get lost.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

Cubicus is surrounded by parking areas. You will find a charging station for electric cars behind the Cubicus building.

Citadel

Citadel lies in the extension of the building Ravelijn at the O&O square. One of its residents is the IT helpdesk, the service desk for anyone who has problems with their computer. A striking element is Citadel's round tower. This is the home of the University College Twente.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 18.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 18.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 18.00

Thursday

08.00 - 18.00

Friday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car at P0 or P2. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

Carré

Carré is a new building finished in 2011. It is the location of the applied natural sciences. This is where we find the physics and chemistry labs and electronics, like the robotics labs.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 20.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 20.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 20.00

Thursday

08.00 - 20.00

Friday

08.00 - 19.00

Parking

The entrance is not accessible by car. You can park your car at P0 or P2. Vehicles for people with mobility problems can require access to the barrier.

Please note: Entrance only via Hall B at the O&O square.

Sports centre

With two large sports halls, four gyms, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness studio and a large canteen, the sports centre is the largest indoor sports facility of the region. It is also the home of sports physiotherapist Topvorm Twente.

Opening hours

Monday

08.00 - 24.00

Tuesday

08.00 - 24.00

Wednesday

08.00 - 24.00

Thursday

08.00 - 24.00

Friday

08.00 - 24.00

Saturday

08.00 - 11.00

Sunday

08.00 - 18.00

Parking

The main entrance can't be reached by car. The parking space is located on the side of the building near the football pitches. There is also a second entrance there. It is best to walk past the climbing wall to the main entrance, where the building's service desk can be found.