Information for incoming students

Courses in Industrial Design Engineering

The study workload at the UT is 60 European Credits annually (European Credit Transfer System / ECTS). The University of Twente as specially designed Exchange Student Packages suitable for one semester (30 EC). Half a semester (15 EC) is generally referred to as a quartile or module.


There are two Exchange Study Packages, namely: Advanced Product Development and Marketing Design of (Consumer) Products.

Advanced Product Development (fall semester)

This Exchange Study Package consists of six courses. 

Block 1A:
Governing Product Development
Packaging Design & Management
Design Management

Block 1B:
Scenario Based Product Design
Surface Engineering for Look and Feel
Empirical Methods for Designers

For more information, download the flyer.

Marketing Design of (Consumer) Products (spring semester)

This Exchange Study Package consists of six courses. For more information about this package, please click here.

Block 2A:
Product Life Cycle Management
Surfaces for Comfort and Touch
Durability of Consumer Products

Block 2B:
Virtual Reality
Design History
Design for Interaction

For more information, download the flyer.


If the exchange study packages are not to your wish there are still plenty of other options. Take a look at the website of the master programme Industrial Design Engineering or bachelor programme for Industrial Design for course information and other options. 

Note that students are expected to take 15 EC each quartile.

Contact Industrial Design Engineering