Programme Structure

Why opt for Nanotechnology
at the University of Twente?

One-of-a-kind master’s degree

Nanotechnology is a unique, multidisciplinary programme. No other university in the Netherlands offers you the chance to study for a Master’s degree in Nanotechnology.


Like nanotechnology itself, our Master’s programme in this field is multidisciplinary. You will have the opportunity to explore the many different research areas within the wider field of Nanotechnology, before diving into a specific area of your choice. This might be bionanotechnology and nanochemistry, nanophysics or nanosystems and -devices. Our programme has a strong focus on the fabrication and characterization of (functional) nanostructures. It also has a strong research component. This combination will give you the perfect preparation for a career as a researcher


The Netherlands Keuzegids Masters (Master’s Selection Guide) is the only independent guide that critically assesses and compares the quality of educational Master’s programmes in the Netherlands. In the 2014 edition, our Nanotechnology programme was awarded a special seal of quality, ranking among the most highly rated programmes of the year.

MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

The Master's programme Nanotechnology at the University of Twente collaborates closely with the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology. As a Master’s student, you will have the opportunity to work in the institute’s own cleanroom and nanocharacterization lab: the NanoLab. The researchers at MESA+ are the people who will act as your teachers and supervisors during your studies. Would you like to find out more about our NanoLab? Read all about it in this special feature.

University of Twente

As the only true campus university in the Netherlands, the University of Twente combines educational programmes, accommodation and recreational facilities on a green campus that provides a lively, safe and inspiring environment for over 9,500 students and 3,000 employees. Find our more about why you should study at the University of Twente.

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