Information for companies

How do you create a proposal for a design

Is your company facing a technological problem and are you interested in a PDEng trainee?

In consultation with the programme directors (or your Universities’ contact) you can create a proposal in the field of Civil Engineering, Energy & Process Technology, Health Care Logistics, Maintenance or Robotics. For a specific field, please contact the University at the following email addresses:

After that, the programme director will contact you to discuss the opportunities of a project.


The University of Twente offers this opportunity for the costs of EUR 15.000,- (excluding VAT) a year for an (internal) trainee on the payroll of the company, or EUR 32.500,- (excluding VAT) for an (external) trainee on the payroll of the University. 

These costs includes education, supervision, the possibilities to make use of the knowledge infrastructure of the University and last but not least: a suitable solution for your design issue. Read here more about the contracts and fees.