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The University of Twente is located in the eastern part of The Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel.

The campus of the University of Twente is based in the Twente region, between the cities of Hengelo and Enschede. The central address of the UT campus is Drienerlolaan 5, Enschede. Addresses of specific buildings can be found on the address list.

Location campus Enschede

Location Leeuwarden

The two Master's in Environmental & Energy Management en Water Technology is offered in Leeuwarden, in the province of Friesland. 

By car

Enter the address Drienerlolaan 5, Enschede as a destination in the navigation system to drive to the campus of the University of Twente.

  • Directions
    • From the A1 motorway, take the A35 motorway towards Enschede. 
    • Then take exit no.26 Enschede-West/Universiteit.
    • Follow the signs Universiteit

  • Directions from Germany

    Option 1 

    • From the German A30, cross the border and follow the motorway (Dutch A1). 
    • Take the A35 motorway towards Enschede. 

    Option 2 

    • From the German A31, follow the signs to Enschede. 
    • After crossing the border, stay on N35/A35.
    • Then on A35, take exit no.26 Enschede-West/Universiteit.
    • Follow the signs Universiteit

By plane 

If you travel by plane, usually you fly into Schiphol (AMS), the largest airport in the Netherlands, close to Amsterdam. There is an intercity train from Schiphol that goes straight to Enschede Central Station. The trip from Schiphol to Enschede takes about two hours.

When you arrive at the train station in the city of Enschede, take bus line 1 to get off at one of the several bus stops on campus. Bus 9 will stop at the main entrance of the University Twente. Second option: Switch trains in the city of Hengelo and travel further with a regional train to station Enschede Kennispark. This station is located within walking distance of the University of Twente main entrance (about 1 km). You could also take bus 1 to the university and get off at one of the stops on the campus.

How do you get from Schiphol airport to the UT campus by plane, train and bus? Watch the video:

By train and bus

The UT campus is easily accessible by train and bus. Take a train to one of the train stations Hengelo, Enschede or Enschede Kennispark and follow the bus instructions below. 

  • By train and bus

    By train

    • Take a train to one of the train stations Hengelo, Enschede, or Enschede Kennispark. After that, follow the bus instructions below. From Enschede Kennispark, you may also walk 15-20 minutes, depending on where on campus you need to be.
    • From Germany: Enschede has a German station connecting Enschede with Coesfeld, Münster and Dortmund. If you take one of these trains, follow the bus instructions below from Enschede to UT. If you take the InterCity from Berlin to Amsterdam, your train will stop in the city of Hengelo. From Hengelo, follow the bus instructions below.

    By bus

    • From Hengelo railway station take bus 9 to Enschede. Exit at Kennispark or Westerbegraafplaats/UT to enter the Designlab.
    • From Enschede railway station take either bus 1 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Hengelo (buses pass the University). Get off at one of the line 1 stops on campus or for line 9, exit at Kennispark or Westerbegraafplaats/UT to enter the Designlab. 
    • From Enschede Kennispark railway station take bus 1 to Universiteit. Get off at one of the stops on the campus. There are several bus stops on the campus. You can find them on the map of UT. During peak hours, there are extra bus lines.

By bike

From the center of Enschede and Enschede station, you can easily cycle over the F35 to the University of Twente.

  • Bike route F35

    The entire route to and from the campus is indicated by F35 signs.

    From Enschede Centre/Station:

    • Cycle from the station via Hengelosestraat to Brandweerstraat to access the F35.
    • After the two bike bridges, turn right towards Schorpioenstraat.
    • Cycle straight ahead on Maanstraat and Uranusstraat, cross Hengelosestraat at the end, and turn left.
    • The University of Twente will be on your right-hand side.

Renting a shared bicycle

Between the bus and train stations in Enschede and the campus, you can use the GoAbout App for Android and iOS to hire a shared bicycle or car. The Nederlandse Spoorwegen also offers this service by renting a bicycle (OV-fiets in Dutch).