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Admission requirements Advanced Technology

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Have you decided to sign up for the Bachelor’s programme Advanced Technology at the University of Twente? First, sign up via Studielink. Check the admission requirements below to be sure that your application will succeed. 

Your educational background

If you can be admitted to Advanced Technology depends on your educational background. Please select below the type of diploma that you have or that you are about to obtain to find out more about any specific admission requirements.

International diploma

You are admissible to Advanced Technology if you have an international secondary school diploma equivalent to the Dutch vwo diploma: good A-level results or International Baccalaureate with good grades in at least:

  • Mathematics Higher Level
  • Physics Higher Level

Please check your country of origin if your diploma matches these requirements. You can apply even though you have not completed your education yet.

Foundation year

Are you an upcoming, international student and is your secondary education not comparable to the Dutch VWO-diploma? However, you would like to take this programme? University of Twente offers you the possibility to take a foundation year after which you will be admissible.

You also need a high level of English proficiency, as this programme is entirely English-taught. Check the language requirements

German Abitur

For detailed information on admittance to Advanced Technology with a German Abitur diploma, please check the required course combinations per study programme at the University of Twente.

Dutch diploma (vwo)

You will be admitted to the Bachelor's programme Advanced Technology if you possess a Dutch vwo-diploma with the profile:

  • Natuur & Techniek
  • Natuur & Gezondheid together with 'Wiskunde B' (advanced mathematics) and 'Natuurkunde' (physics)
  • Other profile, as long as it includes 'Wiskunde B' (advanced mathematics), 'Natuurkunde' (physics) and 'Scheikunde' (chemistry). 
Propedeutic degree/diploma at a Dutch University of Applied Sciences

If you have successfully completed your first year of studies in a relevant subject at a university of applied sciences (Dutch Hoger Beroepsonderwijs, HBO), the University of Twente has to review your application first. We will check whether your educational background fits well with this study programme. 

Have you already completed a Bachelor's degree at a Dutch university of applied sciences? Find out more about the possibilities and conditions for admission with an hbo-diploma to one of our Master's programmes. 

Level of English

As the programme is entirely English-taught, you have to meet the English language requirement. You need to upload the required documents as proof of your English language proficiency, before the application deadlineIf you hold a Dutch VWO-diploma, then you meet the language proficiency requirements. Check the language requirement here.

Questions regarding this study or its admission requirements?

Good knowledge of Exact science subjects

Mathematics and physics are an essential part of all science programmes. The better you are at mathematics and physics, the more likely you are to succeed on the Advanced Technology programme. But the real key to success is that you take studying seriously, are motivated and study regularly.

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