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Organisation

Organisational 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. 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. 3,300 staff members (2,591 fte).

Staff complement

Academic
(including PhD-students)
1,898
Support
1,419
Total
3,317

Academic Staff

Male
01,197
Female
0525
Total (fte) 1,722

Support staff

male
0514
female
0682
Total (fte) 1,196

 

Finance

The University of Twente has an annual turnover of 355.8 million euro's with a vast amount of the budget coming from direct government funding.

Budget (M€)

Direct government funding227
Tuition fees29.3
Contract based research83.9
Other15.6
Total (M€)355.8