Operations Research

right for you?

If you wish to join the Master’s in Operations Research, you are required to have a Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in one of the following fields:

  • Operations Research and/or Econometrics
  • Mathematics and/or Statistics
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

For detailed information have a look at the general  admission requirements.

Why study operations research at University of Twente

Twente is the only university campus in the Netherlands with housing and excellent sporting and other facilities, only a two-hour train journey from Amsterdam. We offer a well-balanced two-year programme. In your first year you will take OR courses and practical assignments to acquaint you with real-life issues and equip you with essential techniques. In your second year, you will complete a practical OR internship (of either 3 or 6 to 9 months) and your Master’s thesis.

We provide a strong theoretical and practical focus, with two specialized OR centres: one in healthcare and one in energy. Our teaching staff have outstanding scientific and professional track records in deterministic and stochastic OR. The programme is also plugged into an extensive network of contacts that provides excellent career prospects. As a graduate, you can also be part of our active alumni programme. At the University of Twente, you will benefit from a highly flexible course programme and a personalized approach. There are effective structures in place for students who need to catch up in particular areas.

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