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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. 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. 3,150 staff members (2,763 fte).

Staff complement

Academic
(including PhD-students)
1,810
Support
1,340
Total
3,150

Academic Staff

Male
01,126
Female
0509
Total (fte) 1,635

Support staff

male
0537
female
0589
Total (fte) 1,126

 

Finance

The University of Twente has an annual turnover of 329 million euro's with a vast amount of the budget coming from direct government funding.

Budget (M€)

Direct government funding211
Tuition fees26.9
Contract based research75.8
Other15.3
Total (M€)329