Admission

LAnguage requirements

English taught Bachelor programmes

International students applying for an English taught UT Bachelor programme require one of the following documents as proof of their English language proficiency:

English being a final examination subject of an European school leaving certificate / Pre-university diploma comparable to the Dutch VWO-diploma (according to the Lisbon Treaty). See the following English exempted list.

Being a National of the United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada (English speaking part), Australia, New-Zealand and Republic of Ireland holding a secondary school leaving certificate with English being a final examination subject.

  • IELTS minimum overall score of 6.0. Certificates older than two years are not considered for admission
  • TOEFL (internet-based) minimum overall score of 80. Certificates older than two years are not considered for admission
  • Cambridge CAE or Cambridge CPE

Please note that you have to meet the English Language Proficiency before the bachelor application deadlines.

Requirements apply to these programmes

The language requirements for BSc. Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences (ATLAS) programme of the University College Twente differ from those mentioned above. Learn more about the specific admission requirements at the website of the University College Twente.

Dutch taught Bachelor programmes

International students applying for a Dutch taught UT Bachelor programme require one of the following documents as proof of their Dutch language proficiency:

  • Staatsexamen Nederlands als Tweede Taal (NT2), program II (Common European Framework Reference B2-C1)
  • Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal (CNaVT) with either Educatief Startbekwaam (ERK B2) or Educatief Professioneel (ERK C1)
  • Dutch as part of a secondary school examination equivalent to the Dutch VWO exam. For more information please contact the Admission Office

The requirements apply to these programmes:

DEviating requirements for Dutch taught programmes

Some programmes have deviating requirements:

The requirements for these programmes are:

  • Staatsexamen Nederlands als Tweede Taal (NT2), program I (Common European Framework Reference B1-B2).
  • Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal (CNaVT), with either Profiel Educatief Startbekwaam (ERK B1) or Profiel Ecucatief Professioneel (ERK B2).
  • Dutch as part of a secondary school examination equivalent to the Dutch VWO exam. For more information please contact the Admission Office

Prospective German students

Please visit www.utwente.de

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