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. Ed Brinksma
  • Vice President: dr. Mirjam Bult

STAFF

The University of Twente employs approx. 2,900 staff members (2,602 fte),  

Staff complement (in fte)

Academic
including PhD students
1,528
Support
1,074
Total
2,602

Academic Staff

Male
01,069
Female
0451
Total (fte) 1,520

Support staff

male
0535
female
0536
Total (fte) 1,071

 

Nationality

Dutch staff2,270
Foreign staff668
Total (persons)2,938


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 2015

Direct government funding193.5
Contract based research73.7
Other contract based activities21.3
Contract based education1.6
Other14.4
Total (M€)304.5


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