Honours Programmes

Are you an outstanding student? do you want to be challenged?

Our honours programmes offer outstanding and motivated vwo, bachelor, and master students an opportunity to challenge themselves both academically and socially. All these programmes have a distinctive profile: High Tech Human Touch. This means that unique combinations of technology, engineering, and social sciences are embraced to respond effectively to challenges and questions posed by society. 

Discover our programmes for....

vwo students
bachelor students
master students

Pre-U Honours Programme
The University of Twente offers talented Dutch vwo students an Honours Programme of 1,5 years. In the first year, the students follow three modules of academic training (philosophy of science, scientific methods, and academic writing) and two masterclasses of their choosing. In the last half year, students are guided in conducting their Honours Research. More information can be found on the website of Pre-U (Dutch).

Bachelor Honours Programme
This is a broadening programme of 30 EC in which ambitious students are challenged to enrich their knowledge, skills and experiences outside their own discipline. In 1.5 years, each student follows one of the multidisciplinary tracks in which they are encouraged to develop themselves in a setting comprised of passionate teachers and diverse students.

Other programmes:

PLUS and STAR Programmes
These are deepening programmes in which students are encouraged to excel in their own discipline. 

The Bachelor study Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences (ATLAS) is a full-time Honours programme and is both broadening and deepening.

Master Honours Programme
The Master Honours Programme is a 15 EC programme aimed at talented, intellectually interested, and motivated students who want to enrich their study experience. Students can choose from three tracks, each having a unique character and developmental goals.