Facts & Figures

Organization

Organizational structure

The Executive Board is the highest executive council of the University of Twente and is charged with the administration and management of the University. The board consist of three members: a chair, a vice-chair and the rector magnificus. They are appointed by the Supervisory Board.

The Board is supported by the Secretary of the University the highest official adviser of the Board, as well as the 'general director' of the official organization, the supporting services and service centres. The University Council, in short the URaad or UR, is the centralized participation body and regularly consults with the Executive Board.

Executive board

The Executive Board of the University of Twente consists of the following three members:

  • President: Victor van der Chijs, LLM
  • Rector Magnificus: Prof. dr. Thom Palstra
  • Vice President: dr. Mirjam Bult

STAFF

The University of Twente employs approx. 2,900 staff members (2,610 fte),  

Staff complement (in fte)

Academic
including PhD students
1,522
Support
1,088
Total
2,610

Academic Staff

Male
01,082
Female
0440
Total (fte) 1,522

Support staff

male
0534
female
0554
Total (fte) 1,088

 

Finance

The University of Twente has an annual turnover of over 304,5 million euro's with a vast amount of the budget coming from direct government funding.

Budget 2016

Direct government funding200.1
Contract based research80.1
Contract based education22.1
Other18.6
Total (M€)320.9