The PDEng is a joint financed programme by the company and the university. The trainee can be on the payroll of the company or on the payroll of the University of Twente.

The trainee is on payroll of the organisation

If the trainee is on payroll of the company, the costs are € 15.000 (excluding VAT) a year for education, supervision and the possibilities to make use of the knowledge infrastructure of the university.

The trainee is on payroll of the University

The costs are € 32.500 (excluding VAT) a year for salary of the trainee, education, supervision and the possibilities to make use of the knowledge infrastructure of the university, if the trainee is on payroll of the university.

Knowledge ownership

Possible intellectual property rights on all Contract results, generated or arrived at within the scope of the Design Project, shall be vested in the company.