Join in, drop in and experience our university itself

Choosing a Bachelor’s or Master's programme is an important decision in your life. To help you to choose, you can join our various orientation activities, online or at our campus. 

Online Open Day

The Online Open Day happens twice a year and it’s a full day of online activities to enable you to virtually explore the University of Twente and chat with students and representatives from the faculties from the comfort of your home. Check if the registration is already open!


Learn about our university and it's programmes and the practical side of things via our webinars. Check the upcoming webinars!

Open Days

Interesting for: international high school/secondary school students and Dutch VWO pre-university education grade 4, 5 and 6 students.

You can visit our Open Days twice a year, in March and November. You will obtain information about our English-taught bachelor’s programmes by talking directly to current students and to their teachers. If you are a first-year international high school/secondary school student or a Dutch VWO pre-university education student in grade 4 or 5 we recommend you visit the Bachelor’s Open Days in March. If you already are in your final year of pre-university education and would like to get more information, come and visit our Open Days in November.

Check if the registration is already open!

Student for a Day - individual orientation day

Period: On working days from 14 October until 30 June 
Time: 1 day, choose your own date!
Interesting for: a final and pre-final year international high school students and Dutch VWO pre-university education grade 5 and 6 students

As a student for a day, you’ll get a taste of student life at the University of Twente and gain first-hand experience from a first or second year student of a Bachelor's programme you are interested in. Tip: To get the complete picture, we recommend you to first visit an Open Day before participating in a Student for a Day. If this is not possible due to your travel plans, we will, of course, welcome you in any of the study orientation activities. For more information and registration visit our websites:


Pre-U organizes different kinds of activities for secondary school students, ranging from short workshops and camps to programmes lasting several weeks. Pre-U offers a variety of programmes on all sorts of topics and gives insight into the university’s study programmes.

ATLAS In_Sight Day

The In_Sight day is about experiencing University College Twente. You will not only work together with other like-minded prospective students, but also exchange views with current ATLAS students and tutors. Participating in an In_Sight day with staff and students will help you to evaluate if ATLAS programme and our educational approach fits you the best. Read more about the In_Sight Day

Whom is it for:

  • Netherlands: class 5 and 6 Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO);
  • Germany: class 11-13 Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur);
  • Other: last two classes before finishing foreign secondary school or International Baccalaureate Programme

Personal contact

Do you have any questions, still have doubts or simply want more information? Call, chat or email the Study Information Centre. A team of enthusiastic students is ready to answer all your questions.

Do you still have specific questions about the study programme or questions regarding your own personal situation? In that case request a meeting with one of the study advisers (for Dutch students only).

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