Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET), one of the five faculties at the University of Twente. ET combines Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. Our faculty has approximately 1800 bachelor's and master's students, 400 employees and 150 PhD candidates.
Our vision is a future society and industry that are able to realize value creation making use of sound, efficient and sustainable technology.
The mission of our faculty is to be an internationally leading centre for intelligent production, processes and smart devices in the areas of Health Technology, Maintenance, Smart Regions, Smart Industry and Sustainable Resources. The faculty will focus on the initiation, formulation, design and development of technical solutions for current and future societal problems. This mission with its focus on societal and human challenges seamlessly fits into the University’s strategy of High Tech, Human Touch. From this perspective, new technology drives change, renewal and progress in society; new technology serves as the innovation engine in society.