Life at the university

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

Our campus has as many activities to offer as a small city. The campus provides talented students, scientists and professors with a fascinating learning, working and living environment

It's a wonderful 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 more than 12,000 students and 3,700 staff members, representing around a hundred nationalities, use the latest knowledge and technology for a better future. 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!

Study, sport and socialse

From libraries and state-of-the-art laboratories to fitness and sports facilities. You can practice almost any sport you can imagine, such as baseball, beach volleyball, archery and even muggle quidditch. Here’s a small glimpse of our vast amount of 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.
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