As a PDEng trainee, you will be employed at the University itself or at a company. Therefor you will be appointed for a duration of 24 months.

Employed at the University

The salary will be € 1.803 gross per month and additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus.

Because you will be employed at the University and you receive a salary, there are no scholarships available.

Before Dutch and foreign staff members can start working at the UT, they need to be well prepared and must have the right documents and permits at their disposal. The staff at the Office for Foreign Employees are specialists in Dutch immigration procedures. They are responsible for applications for visas, residence permits and work permits for future and current international guest researchers and staff. In addition, the Office for Foreign Employees provides information about living and working in the Netherlands.

Employed at a company

In case you will be employed at a company, the company is responsible for you working conditions, salary, visa, assurances etcetera. So the salary and conditions can vary from the conditions and salary paid by the University of Twente. There is no standard for conditions for companies.