See Student mobility (EN)

Partner universities

In order to allow students to go to other partners for courses, a so-called 'bilateral agreement' needs to be in place. Without such agreement, students are typically required to pay tuition fees to the university of choice, even though tuition has been paid to the University of Twente. More information regarding the pros and cons of going to a partner institution as well as the different types of agreements we currently have, can be found in the Canvas-site "Study abroad for ET students" (UT students only). Below you can find an overview of our partner universities with whom we have arranged these bilateral agreements. Do note that not all partners offer courses for all our programmes! For more information about this, please consult the above-mentioned Canvas site. In this Canvas-site you will also find additional information per partner university, such as the subject areas you can choose from, how flexible the partner university is in your course selection, etc.

In addition to the overview of partners as given in de sections below, you can also use the search portal of Mobility Online. This portal lists all the UT partners currently defined within Mobility Online. For each partner information is given regarding the international website, procedures, deadlines, etc. The level of detail of that information might differ per partner.

Partners inside the EU

The Faculty of Engineering Technology has the following partners within the Erasmus network:

Austria: TU Graz - Graz University of Technology , TU Wien - Vienna University of Technology

Belgium: University of Antwerp

Czech Republic: CTU - Czech Technical University in Prague , Tomas Bata University in Zlín

Denmark: Aalborg University , SDU - University of Southern Denmark

Estonia: TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology

Finland: Aalto University , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Tampere University

France: ENIT - National School of Engineering in Tarbes, ENSMSE - MINES Saint-Étienne , INP - National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, INSA - National Institute of Applied Sciences Lyon , University of Montpellier, University of Technology of Compiègne, UTT - University of Technology of Troyes

Germany: Bauhaus University Weimar, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , TUD - Technical University of Dortmund , TUHH - Hamburg University of Technology , TUM - Technical University München

Hungary: BME - Budapest University of Technology & Economics , University of West Hungary

Iceland: Reykjavík University

Italy: University of Bologna , University of Rome 'La Sapienza' , University of Trento

Lithuania: Kaunas University of Technology

Norway: University of Agder , University of Stavanger , NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Poland: Lodz University of Technology

Portugal: University of Aveiro , University of Lisbon , University of Porto

Romania: Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi

Serbia: University of Belgrade

Slovenia: University of Ljubljana

Spain: UPC - Polytechnic University of Catalonia (ESEIAAT) , Comillas Pontifical University , UPM - Universidad Politecnica de Madrid , University of Navarra (TECNUN)

Sweden: University of Borås , Chalmers University of Technology , Linköping University , Luleå University of Technology , KTH - Royal Institute of Technology

Voor more details, such as the number of exchange spots and the educational programmes involved, please consult the canvas site 'Study abroad for ET students' (UT students only).

Latest update: 12 jan 2021

Partners outside the EU

Below you can find an overview of the non-EU partners of the Faculty of Engineering Technology. A selection of these partners are valid for the whole UT and handled by SOIR (click here for the list and some additional information), others are partner for the Faculty of ET, possibly in combination with one or more of the other four UT faculties. The exchange agreements with the non-EU partners can therefor be divided into three types, which have influence on the selection procedure. Please read more about this on the Canvas site (UT students only).

Australia: RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, UniSA - University of South Australia, University of Melbourne, UNSW - University of New South Wales

Brazil: ITA - Aeronautical Institute of Technology, Poli-USP - Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, PUC PR - Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, PUC-Rio - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, UFMG - Federal University of Minas Gerais, UniCamp - University of Campinas

Canada: ETS - École de Technologie Supérieure

China: DUT - Dalian University of Technology, NPU - Northwestern Polytechnical University,  South China Normal University, USTC - University of Science and Technology of China 

Colombia: University of Los Andes

Hong Kong: CityU - City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

India: Amrita University (Center for International Programs) in Coimbatore, IITB - Indian Institute for Technology Bombay, IITM - Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Indonesia: Gadjah Mada University, ITB - Bandung Institute of Technology, University of Indonesia

Japan: Nagoya University, NIMS - National Institute for Materials Science, Saitama University, Tohoku University, University of Tokyo

Kenya: DeKUT - Dedan Kimathi Unversity of Technology, Moi University

Mexico: ITESM - Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, UNAM - National Autonomous University of Mexico

Russia: SFedU - Southern Federal University

South Korea: Hanyang University, KAIST - Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Taiwan: NCTU - National Chiao Tung University Taiwan

Turkey: Sabancı University

United Kingdom: University of Lancaster


Voor more details, such as the number of exchange spots, status of 'extension processes' and the educational programmes involved, please consult the canvas site 'Study abroad for ET students' (UT students only).

Latest update: 12 jan 2021.

ECIU ME Minor programme

The University of Twente is partner of the ECIU Minor Programme Mechanical Engineering together with: 

  • University of Stavanger
  • University of Aveiro
  • Kaunas University of Technology
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey 
  • Linköping University

Within this programme the partners have agreed to offer specific exchange packages to participating students. This limits perhaps the choice you have in the selection of courses, but you are assured of a coherent set of courses. Every partner of this programme has up to four exchange places available per semester (Stavanger participates in fall semester only). For more information visit the website.

If you are interested in participating in the ECIU ME Minor programme, please indicate this in the Remarks field of the Application form for Courses abroad!

Double Degree

Currently the University of Twente has one Double Degree Programme for Mechanical Engineering. For more information about this programme, please click here.