Long Term Strategy for Housing

Citadel - Rehousing ITC

The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) will be housed on campus.

ITC is currently located at Hengelosestraat in the Enschede city centre. This faculty will find it's new home in a new building at the central O&O Square.

Bats on campus

In this short movie we zoom in on the bats that are living in the vicinity of the future ITC building. 


To accomodate the ITC we build a thirteen story building at the location of the current Citadel building. The height will be comparable with the nearby Horsttoren. The plan requirements are set and will be incorporated in the final design.


  • Relocation of current Citadel building residents (such as UCT ATLAS, ICTS Service Desk, and the Educational Support Services)
  • Demolition of the old Citadel building
  • Construction of the new Citadel building
  • Moving in ITC in the new Citadel building

The current planning is for the new Citadel building to be completed by the end of 2020 with ITC occupying the building in 2021.