You will be eligible for admission to the Bachelor’s programme Creative technology at the University of Twente if you have one of the following qualifications:

  • a Dutch vwo diploma (no specific profile requirements);
  • a Dutch hbo Bachelor’s diploma;
  • an international diploma equivalent to one of the above.

The entire Creative Technology programme is English-taught. If you have a vwo or hbo diploma, then you comply with our language proficiency requirements. If you are a student with an international diploma, we advise you to check the language requirements. as well as check what equivalent your diploma is to Dutch vwo/hbo. For more information, please contact our Admissions Office.

Are you an international student who doesn't meet the admission requirements? 

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? The University of Twente offers you the possibility to take a foundation year after which you will be admissible.


Made your choice? To start the admission procedure please register as an applicant in Studielink.


At the University of Twente, we organize matching activities for prospective students. Participation in these activities is mandatory for Creative Technology applicants (the matching activities are a kind of intake procedure). Applicants who do not participate will not be enrolled. The matching activities take approximately half a day, and take place on the university campus. International students may attend the matching activities or participate in a Skype interview. Click here for more information.

Admission procedure, participation in matching activities

In response to your registration in Studielink as a Creative Technology applicant you will receive an email from the University Admission Office which explains how to proceed. Click here for more information.


The deadline for registration in Studielink is 1 May. If you miss the registration deadline of 1 May, the Creative Technology programme may still accept your application if your participation in the required matching activities can still be arranged, and other applicable deadlines (e.g. for visas and housing for international students) are met.

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