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ABC


Name NL

Name EN

Description

AA

Applied Analysis

Applied Analysis

Research Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty within SACS Cluster: www.utwente.nl/ewi/sacs

ACA

Affiliated Companies Administration

Affiliated Companies Administration

Sub-department @ FIN-FS

ADVIES

Advies

Counselling

Department @ HR

AES

Applied Earth Sciences courses

Applied Earth Sciences courses

Course @ ITC faculty, www.utwente.nl/itc

AF

Centraal afvalstoffendepot

Central garbage area

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

AIO

Assistent in Opleiding

-

Dutch name for PhD student type

AM

Applied Mechanics

Applied Mechanics

Now Department MS3, Research Department @ ET faculty: www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3

AM

Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics

Master Programme @ EWI/EEMCS faculty;
www.utwente.nl/am

AMBER

-

Applied Microfluidics for BioEngineering Research

Research group @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/tnw/dbe/amber

AMC

Accountmanagement en Control

Accountmanagement and Controle

Former Department @ FIN

AMH

Arbo, Milieu en Huisvesting

Health, Safety and Environment

Departments @ TNW Faculty and @ EWI/EEMCS Faculty

AMI

Applied Mathematics Institute

Applied Mathematics Institute

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/ami

AO

Admission Office

Admission Office

Service, part of CES

AOS

Afdeling Onderwijs Services

-

Former Department @ BMS (MB) faculty

APH

Applied Physics

Applied Physics

Master Programme @ TNW faculty;
www.utwente.nl/aph

AST

Applied Stem Cell Technology

Applied Stem Cell Technology

Research Department @ TNW faculty;

AT

Advanced Technology

Advanced Technology

Bachelor Programme @ TNW faculty;
www.utwente.nl/at

ATLAS

Academy of Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences

Academy of Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences

University College Twente, Bachelor Programme;
www.utwente.nl/atlas

ATP

Advanced Travel Partner

Advanced Travel Partner

Travel agency with the HR service department

AZ

Algemene Zaken

General Affairs

Service Department; www.utwente.nl/az

B&A

Bibliotheek en Archief

Library and Archive

Former Service Department; now LISA; www.utwente.nl/lisa

B/I

Bouw\Infra

Construction Management Engineering

Research department @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/cme

B&P

Beleid & Projecten

Policy & Project Office  

Department @ CFM

BA

Bastille

Bastille

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BA

Business Administration

Business Administration

Former Research Department @ BMS faculty; now split into Departments FA, HRM, TMS and CMOB

BA

Business Administration

Business Administration

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ba

BAfoeG

Duitse vorm van studiefinanciering


German financial aid for students

Bata

Batavierenrace

-

www.batavierenrace.nl

BB

Bedrijfsbureau

Office of the Director

Department @ CES faculty

BB

Boerderij Bosch

-

Location/building where UT Kring is located; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BB

Beeldbank

Image archive

System maintained by LISA; www.utwente.nl/beeldbank

BBR

Bestuurs- en beheersreglement

-

Document that states all official department names; www.utwente.nl/bestuur

BD

Bedrijvendagen

-

www.bedrijvendagentwente.nl

BE

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Department @ ET facylty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/be

BE

Built Environment

Built Environment

4TU Institute, www.4tu.nl/be

BES

Biomolecular Electronic Structure

Biomolecular Electronic Structure

Former Chair @ TNW faculty, now called CCP

BEZ

Begrotings- en Economische Zaken

Financial Policy

Former department @ FEZ (until 2018)

BFD

Bureau Faculteitsdecaan

Dean's Office 

Department @ BMS, EWI/EEMCS and TNW faculty

BH

Buitenhorst

Buitenhorst


Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BHV

BedrijfsHulpVerlening

In-house emergency service

http://www.utwente.nl/bhv

BI

Biomagnetisch Centrum

Biomagnetisch Centrum


Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BI

Bouw / Infra

Construction Management Engineering  

Research department @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/cme  

BIOS

Biomedical and Environmental Sensor Systems

Biomedical and Environmental Sensor Systems

Research Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/bios

BIT

Bedrijfsinformatietechnologie

Business Information Technology

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bit

BK

Bedrijfskunde

-

Forner name of Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty, now IBA

BKO

Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs

University Teaching Qualification (UTQ)

Certification for teachers; http://www.utwente.nl/celt

BKS

Basis Kwalificatie Studieloopbaanbegeleiding

Qualification for Academic Advisors

Certification for teachers; http://www.utwente.nl/bks


BL

Blokhutten

Wooden Cabins

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BMC

Biomedische Chemie

Biomedical Chemistry

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/pbm

BME

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Master Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/bme

BMPI

Biomedical Photonic Imaging

Biomedical Photonic Imaging

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/bmpi

BMS

Faculteit Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences

Faculteit Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences

www.utwente.nl/bms (former MB/GW)

BMT

Biomedische Technologie

Biomedical Technology

Bachelor Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/bmt

BNT

Biomolecular Nanotechnology

Biomolecular Nanotechnology

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/bnt

BO

Bestuursondersteuning

Management support

Department @ AZ; www.utwente.nl/az

BOB

Bureau Onderwijsbegeleiding

Office for Educational Support

Department @ EWI faculty

BOOZ

Bureau Education and Research Affairs

Bureau Education and Research Affairs

Department @ ITC faculty

BOZ

Bureau Onderwijszaken

Educational Affairs Office

Service within the Student Affairs & Logistics (SA&L) department @ CES

BPE

Biophysical Engineering

Biophysical Engineering

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/bpe

BSA

Bindend Studie Advies

Binding Recommendation

Regulation that states how many EC a student has to pass in the first year

BSc

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science

-

BSK

Bestuurskunde

-

BMS, Former Bachelor Programme, now called EPA

BSS

Biomedical Signals and Systems

Biomedical Signals and Systems

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/bss

BST

Biomaterials Science and Technology

Biomaterials Science and Technology

Chair @ TNW faculty

BTC

BedrijfsTechnologisch Centrum

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

BV

Beveiliging

Security

Department @ CFM

BW

Biomedische Werktuigbouwkunde

Biomedical Engineering

(Former) Dutch name for ET-BE department

C&E

Cultuur & Evenementen

Culture & Events

Department @ CFM; www.utwente.nl/cultuur  

C4C

Centre4Cloud

-

Research Centre within EWI/EEMCS faculty;

CAES

Computer Architecture Design and Test for Embedded Systems

Computer Architecture Design and Test for Embedded Systems

Research Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/caes

CATU

Catering UT

Catering UT

Department @ CFM for catering staff

CBP

Computational BioPhysics

Computational BioPhysics

Chair @ TNW faculty, now CCP 

CC

Campus Coalitie

-

Partij Universiteitsraad, www.cc.utwente.nl

CCI

Centrale Commissie Innovatie

-

-

CCP

Computational Chemical Physics

Computational Chemical Physics

Research Group @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/ccp

CCT

Centraal CrisisTeam

Central CrisisTeam


CDO

Centraal Directeuren Overleg

-

-

CEE

Centre for Engineering Education

Centre for Engineering Education

4TU Centre; www.4tu.nl/cee

CEGOON

Centrale goederen ontvangst

-

Web application, Employee Portal

Cehres

Centre for eHealth Research and Disease Management

Centre for eHealth Research and Disease Management

Research centre @ BMS faculty; www.ehealthresearchcenter.org/

CELT

Centre of expertise in learning and teaching

Centre of expertise in learning and teaching

Department @ CES; www.utwente.nl/celt

CEM

Civil Engineering and Management

Civil Engineering and Management

Department @ ET Faculty; no website yet 


CEM

Civil Engineering and Management

Civil Engineering and Management

Master Programme @ CTW/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/cem

CES

Centre for Educational Support

Centre for Educational Support

Service; www.utwente.nl/ces >> former SO / S&O

CES

Center for European Studies

Center for European Studies

Research Centre @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/ces

CFES

Center for e-Government Studies

Center for e-Government Studies

Research Centre @ BMS faculty

CFM

Campus & Facility Management

Campus & Facility Management


Service department; former name FB; www.utwente.nl/cfm

CH

Charlie

-

Former building of the security department

CHE

Scheikundige Technologie

Chemical Eng

Master Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/che

CHEPS

Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies

Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies

Research Department @ BMS faculty;
www.utwente.nl/bms/cheps

CHOIR

Center for healthcare operations improvement & research

-

Research Centre @ EWI/BMS faculty;

www.utwente.nl/choir

CI

Citadel

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

CIPV

Centrum voor Integrale ProductieVernieuwing

-

Information Centre

CIR

Centrum voor Interface Onderzoek

Centre for Interface Research

Dutch Research programme; www.utwente.nl/cir

CiT

Civiele Techniek

-

Former name of Bachelor Programme @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/cit, now called CE

CL

Cleanrooms

Cleanrooms

Former building, now HTF (High Tech Factory) building

CME

Construction Management & Engineering  

Construction Management & Engineering  

Research group within the CEM department @ ET faculty, www.utwente.nl/en/et/cem >> former BI B/I

CME

Construction Management & Engineering

Construction Management & Engineering

Master Programme @ CTW/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/cme

4TU Master Programme; www.4tu.nl/cme

CMOB

Change Management & Organization Behaviour (CMOB)

Change Management & Organization Behaviour (CMOB)

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/bms/cmob

CMS

Computational Material Science

Computational Material Science

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/cms

CN

Carillon

Carillon


Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

CNPH

Klinische Neuropysiologie

Clinical Neurophysiology

Department @ TNW faculty

COM

Communication Studies

Communication Studies  

Bachelor and Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/com

COM

Communicatie

Communications

Department @ M&C; www.utwente.nl/en/mc

COPS

Complex Photonic Systems

Complex Photonic Systems

Chair @ TNW faculty; cops.tnw.utwente.nl

CPE

Cognitieve psychologie en ergonomie (CPE)

Cognitieve psychologie en ergonomie (CPE)

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/cpe

CPM

Katalytische Processen en Materialen

Catalytic Systems and Micro Devices

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/cpm

CR

Carré

Carré


Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

CREATE

Creative Technology

Creative Technology

Bachelor Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/create

CS

Communication Science


Communication Science


Research group @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/cs

CS

Klantcontact

Customer support

Department @ LISA for IT support

CSE

Chemical Science and Engineering

Chemical Science and Engineering

Bachelor Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/cse

CSA

Centrale Studentenadministratie

Central Student Administration

Falls under the CES service

CSC (CS)

Computer Science

Computer Science

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/cs

CSD

Center for the study of democracy

Center for the study of democracy

Information Centre @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/csd

CSO

Cluster Secretariële Ondersteuning

Office management Cluster

Department @ BMS; information on BMS Intranet

CSTM

Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability

Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability

Research Department and Information Centre @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/cstm

CT

Chalet

-

Former temporary building opposite of Cubicus

CTD

-

Centre for Training & Development

Service for UT employees; www.utwente.nl/ctd


CTIT

CTIT

CTIT

Former name of Digital Society Institute (DSI)

CTS

Centre for Transport Studies

Centre for Transport Studies


CTW

Faculteit Construerende Technische Wetenschappen

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Former Dutch name of the Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET)

CU

Cubicus

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

CVA

Commissie Verlening Afstudeersteun

-


CvB

College van Bestuur

Executive Board

www.utwente.nl/cvb

CW

Communicatiewetenschap

-

Former name of Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/cw

DEF


Name NL

Name EN

Description

DACS

Design and Analysis of Communication Systems

Design and Analysis of Communication Systems

Research department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/dacs

DAMUT

Afdeling Toegepaste Wiskunde

Department of Applied Mathematics

Research department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty;

www.utwente.nl/damut

DAS

De Ambitieuze Student

-

Univcersity Council Party

DBE

Developmental BioEngineering

Developmental BioEngineering

Department @ TNW; www.utwente.nl/tnw/dbe

DBV

Directeur bedrijfsvoering

Managing Director


DCT

Decentraal CrisisTeam

Decentral CrisisTeam


DE



Research group in the DPM department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/dpm


DesignLab

DesignLab

DesignLab

DesignLab in the Gallery building

DIR

Directie

Directorate

Department @ CES, FIN, HR, M&C, SP

DIV

Bureau Faculteitsdecaan

Dean's Office

Department @ EWI

DMB

Datamanagement & Biometrics


Datamanagement & Biometrics

Research group @ EWI/EEMCS faculty, also called Data Science (DS); www.utwente.nl/ewi/ds

DMMP

Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Programming

Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Programming

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/dmmp

DPM


Ontwerp, Productie en Management

Design, Production and Management

English name for OPM. Department @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/dpm

DR

Drienerburght

-

Former hotel; Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

DS

-

Data Science

Research group @ EWI/EEMCS faculty;

www.utwente.nl/ewi/ds

DSI

Digital Society Institute


Digital Society Institute


One of the three main UT research institutes; www.utwente.nl/dsi

DSM

Demand & Supply memanagement

Demand & Supply management

Department @ LISA

DU

Design United

Design United

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/du

EAF

Entrance Acceptance Form

Entrance Acceptance Form

-

EB

Externe Betrekkingen overleg

-

Onderdeel van Overleg Studievereniging (OS); www.utwente.nl/os

EC

Eenheid Campus

-

Former department @ AZ, now integrated in CFM

EC/ECTS

European Credit (Transfer System)

European Credit (Transfer System)

-

ECTM

Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine

Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine  

Facility within TechMed Centre, www.utwente.nl/ectm

ED

Education

Education

Department @ SP

EE

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Bachelor Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/bee,

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/mee

EEMCS

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty EWI/eemcs, www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/

EFD

Engineering Fluid Dynamics

Engineering Fluid Dynamics

Research Group within the TFE department @ ET faculty; also called TS in Dutch

EFSM

Engineering of Fibrous Smart Materials

Engineering of Fibrous Smart Materials

Now part of the MS3 department @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3

EIS

Embedded Information Services

Embedded Information Services

Department @ LISA

ELAN

ELAN Docentontwikkeling

ELAN Teacher Development

Research department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/elan

ELO

Elektronische Leeromgeving

-

-

EMS

Energy, Materials and Systems

Energy, Materials and Systems

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/ems

EMSYS

Embedded Systems

Embedded Systems

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/emsys

EOS

Earth Observation Science

Earth Observation Science

Department @ ITC; www.itc.nl/eos

EPA

European Public Administration

European Public Administration

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/epa

ER

Erve Holzik

Erve Holzik

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

ES

Educational Support

Educational Support

Support department @ ET faculty, former BOO

ES

Embedded Systems

Embedded Systems

Master Programme at 4TU; www.4tu.nl/es

ESA

Earth Systems Analysis

Earth Systems Analysis

Department @ ITC; www.itc.nl/esa

EST

Educational Science and Technology

Educational Science and Technology

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/est

ET

Ethics & Technology

Ethics & Technology

4TU Institute, www.4tu.nl/ethics

ET

Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology

Faculty (former CTW), www.utwente.nl/et

ETE

Rubber Technologie

Elastomer Technology and Engineering

Research group within the MS3 department @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3

EVA

Eduroam Visitor Access

Eduroam Visitor Access

Guest access for Eduroam network, www.utwente.nl/eva

EWI

Faculteit Electrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty, called EEMCS in English; www.utwente.nl/ewi or www.utwente.nl/eemcs for English

F&A

Finance & Accounting

Finance & Accounting

Research Department @ BMS faculty; BMS, vakgroep, www.utwente.nl/bms/fa

F&C

Finance and Control

Finance and Control

Department @ EWI

FA

Financial Audit

Financial Audit

Department @ AZ

FA

Finance & Accounting

Finance & Accounting

Department @ BMS

FAC

Facility Services

Facility Services

Department @ CFM

Fainco

Facultaire Internationaliseringscoördinator

Faculty Internationalization Coordinator

-

FB

Facilitair Bedrijf

Facility Service Centre

Former name for CFM

FB

Functioneel Beheer

Business Information Management

also called BIM

FB

Faculteitsbureau

Faculty Bureau

Department @ ITC

FBS

Financial Business Support

Financial Business Support

Department @ FIN

FC

Faculty Club

Faculty Club

Former location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl; still a foundation

FCG

Financial Governance & Compliance

Financial Governance & Compliance

Department @ FIN


FEA

Financial and Economic Affairs

Financial and Economic Affairs

Department @ ITC; www.utwente.nl/itc

FEZ

Financiële en Economische Zaken

Financial and Economics Department

Former name for the financial department; now FIN; www.utwente.nl/fin

FFNT

Female Faculty Network Twente

Female Faculty Network Twente

www.utwente.nl/ffnt

FIM

Financial Information Management

Financial Information Management

Sub-department @ FIN-FS


FIN

Finance

Finance

Department @ BMS faculty and @ TNW faculty

FJUT

Formulier Jaargesprekken UT

Form for annual interviews

Web application, Employee Portal

FMT

Formal Methods and Tools

Formal Methods and Tools

Research Department @ EWI faculty; fmt.cs.utwente.nl

FPC

-

Fraunhofer Project Centre

Joint venture of FPC, UT & Saxion; www.utwente.nl/fraunhofer

FR

Faculteitsraad

Faculty Council

-

FR

Financial Reporting

Financial Reporting

Sub-department @ FIN-FS

FS

Financial Services

Financial Services

Department @ FIN; has several sub-departments

FSC

Financial Service Centre

Financial Service Centre

Sub-department @ FIN-FS  

FSM

Fluid and Solid Mechanics

Fluid and Solid Mechanics

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/fsm

GHI


Name NL

Name EN

Description

GA

Garage

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

GEI

Green Energy Initiative

Green Energy Initiative

Former research initiative; does not exist anymore

GEM

Geo-information Science and Earth Observation

Geo-information Science and Earth Observation

Course @ ITC; www.utwente.nl/itc

GFM

Geoinformatics courses

Geoinformatics courses

Course @ ITC; www.utwente.nl/itc

GIMA

Geographical Information Management and Applications

Geographical Information Management and Applications

Course @ ITC; www.utwente.nl/itc

GIP

Geo-information Processing

Geo-information Processing

Department @ ITC; www.itc.nl/gip





GO

Geïntegreerd onderwijs

-

-

GSIM

Governance and Spatial Information Management

Governance and Spatial Information Management

Course @ ITC; www.utwente.nl/itc

GW

Gedragswetenschappen

-

After merging with MB, new name: BMS

GZW

Gezondheidswetenschappen

Health Sciences

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/gzw

HB

Hal B

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HC

Hoorcollege

-

-

HD

Hogedruklab

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HMI

Human Media Interaction

Human Media Interaction

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/hmi

Research Department @ EWI faculty; hmi.ewi.utwente.nl

HNRS

Excellentieprogramma's

Honours Programm

Department @ EWI

HO

Hogekamp

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HR

Human Resources

Human Resources

Department @ BMS

HR

Human Resources

Human Resources

Department @ EWI

HR

Human Resources

Human Resources

Department @ TNW

HR

Horstring

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HR

Dienst Human Resources

-

Support Service; www.utwente.nl/hr

HRD


Human Resources Development

Department @ HR

HRIA

Informatie en Administratie

Information and Administration

Department @ HR

HRM

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Department @ BMS

HRM

Human Resources

Human Resources

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/hrm

HS

Hybrid Systems

Hybrid Systems

Chair at SACS Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/sacs

HS

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/hs

HSE

Veiligheid en Gezondheid

Health, Safety and Environment

Department @ HR; www.utwente.nl/hr


HT

Horsttoren

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HT

Humans & Technology

Humans & Technology

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/ht

HTF

High Tech Factory

High Tech Factory

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

HTM

High Tech Materials

High Tech Materials

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/htm

HTS

High Tech Systems

High Tech Systems

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/hts

HTSR

Health Technology & Services Research

Health Technology & Services Research

Research Department @ BMS faculty; http://www.utwente.nl/bms/htsr

IA

International Affairs

International Affairs

Department @ SP

IBA

International Business Administration

International Business Administration

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/iba

IBR

Research Institute for Social Sciences and Technology

Research Institute for Social Sciences and Technology

Research Institute, (discontinued, now in IGS)

ICD

Integrated Circuit Design

Integrated Circuit Design

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/icd

ICE

Interfaces and Correlated Electron Systems

Interfaces and Correlated Electron Systems

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/ice

iCRiSP

Centre for Conflict, Risk and Safety Perception

Centre for Conflict, Risk and Safety Perception

IBR Information Centre (IBR is discontinued, now IGS)

ICTS

ICT Servicecentrum

-

https://www.utwente.nl/nl/lisa/ict/

ID1

Interne Dienst

Internal Facility Services

Department @ CFM

ID2

Interne Dienst

Internal Facility Services

Department @ CFM

ID3

Interne Dienst

Internal Facility Services

Department @ CFM

ID4

Interne Dienst

Internal Facility Services

Department @ CFM

IDE

Industrial Design Engineering

Industrial Design Engineering

Master Programme @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/ide

IDS

Integrated Devices and Systems


Integrated Devices and Systems

Research group @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/ids

IEBIS

Industrial Engineering & Business Information Systems

Industrial Engineering & Business Information Systems

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/iebis/

IELTS

International English Language Testing System

International English Language Testing System

-

IEM

Industrial Engineering & Management

Industrial Engineering & Management

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/iem

IGS

Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies

Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies

Research Institute; www.utwente.nl/igs

IIH

ITC Internationaal Hotel

ITC Internationaal Hotel

Department @ ITC faculty; www.itc.nl/iih

ILAB

Kennispark Twente

Kennispark Twente

Department @ AZ

ILS

-

Integrated Library system

www.utwente.nl/ils

IM

Informatie Management

Information Management

Department @ LISA, also called UIM; www.utwente.nl/uim

IM

Informatie Management

Informatie Management

Department @ CES; www.utwente.nl/en/educational-systems

IM

Inorganic Membranes

Inorganic Membranes

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/mtg

IM-FAB

Informatiemangament Functioneel Applicatiebeheer

-

Department of the service CES 

IMS

Anorganische Materiaalkunde

Inorganic Materials Science

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/ims

INF

Technische Informatica

-

Bachelor Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/inf

Infra

Infra voor Netwerkbeheer, Serverbeheer en Telefonie

-

Department @ ICTS 

INK

Inkoop

Procurement

Department @ CFM

INT

Recruitment en Internationalisering

Recruitment and Internationalization

Department @ HR

INTS

International Support

International Support

Department @ CES, within SO&IR

INVL

NOVEL-T

NOVEL-T

Website NOVEL-T

IO

International Office

International Office

Falls under the service of CES; www.utwente.nl/internationaloffice

IO

International Office

International Office

Department @ CES

IO

Industrieel Ontwerpen

-

Former name for Bachelor Programme @ ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/io

IOMS

Integrated Optical MicroSystems

-

Research Department @ EWI (discontinued)

IPIT

Instituut voor maatschappelijke veiligheidsvraagstukken

-

Information Centre @ BMS faculty; www.ipit.nl

IR

Institutional Research

Institutional Research


ISA

Indian Student Association

Indian Student Association

www.isa.utwente.nl

ISA

Informatievoorziening, Systeemontwikkeling en Applicatieondersteuning.

-

Department @ ICTS

ISCM

Information Systems and Change Management

Information Systems and Change Management

Research Department @ BMS until 2012, now IEBIS

ISPOR

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research


Student chapter @ BMS faculty; 

www.utwente.nl/isporstudentchapter

IST

Instructietechnologie

Instructional Technology

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/ist

ITC

Faculteit ITC Geo-Informatie Wetenschappen en Aardobservatie (ITC)

Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)

Faculty; www.itc.nl

ITCID

ITC Interne Dienst

ITC Service Desk

Department @ CFM

ITO

IT Infra and Operations

IT Infra and Operations

Department @ LISA

IxD

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

Research group in the DPM department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/dpm  

JOIN

-

Document Management System; www.utwente.nl/join

KLM


Name NL

Name EN

Description

KAT

Keuzemodel Arbeidsvoorwaarden

-

Web application, Employee Portal

KC

Klantcontact

-

Department @ ICTS, see www.utwente.nl/icts/over_icts/organisatie/

KH

Kleinhorst

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl


KP

KPMG-gebouw

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

KT

Keet

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

KS

Kennicentrum Subsidies

-

Initiative @ FIN; www.utwente.nl/nl/intranet/ks

L

Lecture

Lecture

Used in course schedules

LA

Langezijds

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

LA

Land Administration

-

Course @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

LA

Library & Archive

Library & Archive

https://www.utwente.nl/ub/en/

LEGS

Legal & Economic Governance Studies

Legal & Economic Governance Studies

Research Department @ BMS faculty until 2012, now PA

LI

Linde

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

LISA

Library, ICT-Services & Archive

Library, ICT-Services & Archive

LISA, aggregation of ICTS and B&A; www.utwente.nl/lisa

LKI

Lady Kick-In

Lady Kick-In

www.utwente.nl/lki

LL

Leerlingen Lab

-

Lab for students primary/secondary school; website Pre-U Leerlingenlab

LMD

Last Minute Dag

-

Voorlichting voor de zomer

LO

Logistiek

Logistics

Department @ CFMg

LPNO

Laserfysica

Laser Physics & Nonlinear Optics

Department @ TNW

LT

Low Temperature Physics

Low Temperature Physics

Chair @ TNW faculty

LTSH

-

Long Term Strategy Housing

Strategy for housing projects @ UT;

www.utwente.nl/ltsh

LVO

Loket Voortgezet Onderwijs

-


MA

Marketing

Marketing

Department of Marketing and Communication

MA

Management

Management

Support department @ ET faculty (same as BFD in other faculties) >> former name BH

MA

Mechanical Automation and Mechatronics

Mechanical Automation and Mechatronics


MACS

Mathematics of Computational Sciende

Mathematics of Computational Sciende

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/macs

MB

Management en Bestuur

-

After merging with GW, new name: BMS faculty

MBA

Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

-

MBI

BusinessInformationTechnology

BusinessInformationTechnology

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/mbi

MC

Marketing & Communicatie

Marketing & Communication

Service department; www.utwente.nl/mc

MCBP

Medische Celbiofysica

Medical Cell Biophysics

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/mcbp

MCO

Media, Communicatie en Organisatie

-

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/mco

MCP

Marketingcommunicatie en Consumentenpsychologie

-

Research Department @ BMS until 2012, now CW-CMC

MCS

Mesoscale Chemical Systems

Mesoscale Chemical Systems

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/mcs

MD

Medische Dienst

Medical Services

MD

ME

Meander

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

ME

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Master Programme @ CTW/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/me

MEEM

Master of Environmental and Energy Management (MEEM)

Master of Environmental and Energy Management (MEEM)

Master Programme, majority on location in Leeuwarden; www.utwente.nl/meem

MES

European Studies

European Studies

Bachelor and Master Programmes @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/pa/

MESA

MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

One of the three main UT research institutes; www.utwente.nl/mesaplus

METIS

Onderzoeksinformatiesysteem

-

www.utwente.nl/metis

MFS

Marine & Fluvial Systems

Marine & Fluvial Systems

Research group within the CEM department @ ET faculty, www.utwente.nl/en/et/cem > former name WEM

MIRA

MIRA

MIRA

Former research institute; now called TechMed

MISUT

ManagementInformatiesysteem UT

-

www.utwente.nl/misut

ML

Medialab

Medialab

Department @ M&C faculty; www.utwente.nl/mc

MMS

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/mms

MNF

Molecular Nanofabrication

Molecular Nanofabrication

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/mnf

MO

Mondriaan

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

MOR

-

Mathematics of Operations Research

Research group @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/mor

MPS

Psychology

Psychology

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/mps

MPS

Marketing and Project Services

Marketing and Project Services

Department @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

MR&V

Social Risks and Safety Studies

Social Risks and Safety Studies

Research Department @ BMS faculty until 2012, now Research Department @ PA faculty

MRM

Master Risico Management

Master Risico Management

www.utwente.nl/pld

MS3

Department of Mechanics of Solids, Surfaces & Systems

Department of Mechanics of Solids, Surfaces & Systems

Department @ ET faculty: 

www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3

MSc

Master of Science

Master of Science

-

MSCT

Mathematical Systems and Control Theory

Mathematical Systems and Control Theory

Research Department @ EWI faculty, now HS; www.math.utwente.nl/ssb

MSM

Multi scale mechanics

Multi scale mechanics


MSS

Micro Sensors and Systems

Micro Sensors and Systems

Department @ EWI

MST

Membraantechnologie

Membrane Science & Technology

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/mtg

MT

Managementteam

Managementteam

-

MT

Mechatronics

Mechatronics

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/mt

MTE

Telematics

Telematics

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/mte

MTP

Materiaalkunde en Technologie van Polymeren

Materials Science and Technology of Polymers

Chair @ TNW faculty; mtp.tnw.utwente.nl

MWM

Multidisciplinary Water Management

Multidisciplinary Water Management  

Research group within the CEM department @ ET faculty, www.utwente.nl/en/et/cem >> former WEMWM

MZS

Medezeggenschap

Participation

Departmant @ SP; www.utwente.nl/medezeggenschap

NOPQ

CELT https://www.utwente.nl/nl/ces/celt/ 


Name NL

Name EN

Descripton

NACM

Numerical Analysis and Computational Mechanics

Numerical Analysis and Computational Mechanics

Research Department @ EWI faculty; aacs.ewi.utwente.nl/

NAJO

Najaarsoverleg

-

-

NanoLab

Cleanroom

Cleanroom

Department @ EWI

NBP

Nanobiophysics

Nanobiophysics

Department @ TNW

NE

Nano Electronics

Nano Electronics

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/ne

NEM

NanoElectronic Materials

NanoElectronic Materials

Chair @ TNW faculty

NH

Noordhorst

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl


NI

Nano-Ionics

Nano-Ionics

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/ni

NIG

-

Netherlands Institute of Government 

Research School for Public Administration and Political Science. Secretary: UT; www.utwente.nl/en/nig

NIKOS

NIKOS Centre for entrepreneurship, strategy, internation business and marketing

NIKOS Centre for entrepreneurship, strategy, internation business and marketing

Information Centre @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/nikos

NIM

Neuro Imaging

Neuro Imaging

Department @ TNW

Nirict

Nirict

-

4TU instituut, www.4tu.nl/nirict

NL

Nanolab

Nanolab

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

NOM

Nieuw Onderwijs Model

-

www.utwente.nl/onderwijsvernieuwingen

NRM

Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management

Course @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

NRS

Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Department @ ITC faculty; www.itc.nl/nrs

NSC

Notebook Service Centrum

Notebook Service Centrum

ICTS; www.utwente.nl/icts/nsc

NSM

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics


 Research group in the MS3 department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3  >> NSM used to be called TMMVV  

NT

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Master Programme @ TNW; www.utwente.nl/nt

Nuffic

Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Ed.

Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Ed.

-

O&V

Onderhoud & Vastgoed

Building Caretakers & Real Estate

Department @ CFM

OA

Operational Audit

Operational Audit

SECR; www.utwente.nl/secr/oa

OAJ

Opening Academisch jaar

Opening Academisch jaar

www.utwente.nl/academischeplechtigheden

OBP

Ondersteunend- en Beheerspersoneel

-

-

OC

Ontwikkelcentrum

-


OD

Onderwijskundige Dienst

-


OER

Onderwijs- en Examenregeling

-

-

OFE

Office Foreign Employees

Office Foreign Employees


Part of Human Resources (www.utwente.nl/hr)

OFI-nummer

Intern bankrekening nummer van de UT

-

-

OH

Oosthorst

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

OILS

Operational Information Learning Services

Operational Information Learning Services

Department @ LISA

OIT

Opening Inschrijvingstermijn Tentamens

-

-

OLC

Opleidingscommissie

Programme Committee

-

OLD

Opleidingsdirecteur

Programme Director

-

OLD

Overleg OpleidingsDirecteuren

-

-

OLO

Online leeromgeving (voor scholieren)

-

www.olo.utwente.nl

OM

Online Media

Online Media

Team/Department Online Media Marketing and Communication

OMD

Onderzoeksmethodologie, Meetmethoden en Data-analyse (OMD)

Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis

Research Department @ BMS; www.utwente.nl/bms/omd

OMPL

Operational Methods for Production & Logistics

Operational Methods for Production & Logistics

Research Department @ BMS faculty until 2012, now IEBIS

OO

O&O plein

O&O square

Location; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

OOC

Overleg Onderwijs Commissarissen

-

Onderdeel van Overleg Studieverenigingen (OS)

OOHR

Operations, Organization and Human Resources

Operations, Organization and Human Resources

Department @ BMS faculty until 2012, now BA

OP&HRD

Organisational Psychology & Human Resource Development

-

Former Research Department @ BMS faculty

OPD/OD

Open Dagen

Open Days

www.utwente.nl/en/opendays or www.utwente.nl/opendagen

OPL

Learning and Development

Learning and Development

Department @ HR

Opl. CiT

Opleiding Civiele Techniek

Education for Civil Engineering

Department @ CTW/ET

Opl. IO

Opleiding Industrieel Ontwerpen

Education for Industrial Design Engineering

Department @ CTW/ET

OPM

Ontwerp, Productie en Management

Design, Production and Management

Former Department @ ET faculty; now www.utwente.nl/en/et/dpm

OPUT

Overleg Personeelszaken UT

-

www.utwente.nl/oput

OS

Optical Science

Optical Science

Research group @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/os

OS

Overleg Studieverenigingen

-

SU; www.studentunion.utwente.nl/os

OSC

Onderwijs service centrum

Education Service Centre

Department @ BMS

OTR

Oppervlaktetechnologie en tribologie

-


OUT

Openluchttheater

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

OWB

Onderwijsbureau

Education Support Office

Department @ TNW

OWK

Onderwijskunde

Educational Science

Former Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/owk

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/owk

P / Pr

Practicum

-

Used in course schedules

P&C

Planning & Control

Planning & Control

Department @ TNW

P&O

Personeel en Organisatie

-

-

PA

Public Administration

Public Administration

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/pa
Research Department @ BMS faculty;

www.utwente.nl/en/bms/pa

PA

Paviljoen

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

PAO

Personeel, Arbeid en Organisatie

-

Former name of the HR service department

PBM

Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials

Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/pbm

PCF

Physics of Complex Fluids

Physics of Complex Fluids

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/pcf

PCGR

Psychologie & Communicatie van Gezondheid & Risico

-

Former Research Department @ BMS, now PGT; www.utwente.nl/bms/pgt

PCP

Privacy ContactPersoon

Privacy ContactPersoon

Every service and faulty is assigned a PCP 

PCRS

Psychology, Conflict, Risk and Safety

Psychology, Conflict, Risk and Safety

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/pcrv

PCS

Photocatalytic Syntheses

Photocatalytic Syntheses

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/pcs

PD

Projects & Development

Projects & Development

Department @ LISA

PDA

Policy, Data & Analytics

Policy, Data & Analytics  

Department @ SP

PeHT

Personalized eHealth Technology Programme


Personalized eHealth Technology Programme


Research department @ TechMed/DSI

PERS

Human Resources

Human Resources

Department @ ITC

PGM

Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management

Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management

Department @ ITC faculty; www.itc.nl/pgm

PGT/PHT

Psychologie, Gezondheid & Technologie

Psychology, Health & Technology

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/pgt

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

-

PIN

Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials

Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/pin

PIP

Pré-introductie Practicum

-

Former. Now called Lady Kick-In (LKI)

PITS

Platform for International Twente Student Associations

Platform for International Twente Student Associations

Student Union

Pj

Project

Project

Used in course schedules

PKM

Positionering en Kwaliteitsverbetering Masteronderwijs

-

www.utwente.nl/tom

PLD

Professional Learning Development

Professional Learning Development

Department @ BMS, formerly BPO; www.utwente.nl/pld

PMR

Product-Marktrelaties

Product-Market Relations

Research group in the DPM department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/dpm

P-Nut

PhD Network of the University of Twente

PhD Network of the University of Twente

www.utwente.nl/p-nut

PO

Policy

Policy

Service department @ ET faculty 

POF

Vloeistoffysica

Physics of Fluids

Chair @ TNW faculty; pof.tnw.utwente.nl

POLMT

Political Science and Research Methods

Political Science and Research Methods

Research Department @ BMS until 2012, now PA

PR

Persrelaties

-

Department Press Relations of Marketing and Communications 

PRO

Projectbureau

Project Office

Department @ AZ

PS

Pervasive Systems

Pervasive Systems

Research Department @ EWI faculty; ps.ewi.utwente.nl

PSI

Personeel, Strategie en Internationalisering

-

Commission of the UR (University Council)

PSTS

Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society

Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society

Master Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/psts

PSY

Psychologie

-

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/psy

PT

Production Technology

Production Technology

Research group in the MS3 department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3  

PVI

Personeelsvereniging InTerContact

-

Association @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

QTM

Quantum Transport in Matter

-

Research Department @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/qtm

RST


Name NL

Name EN

Description

RA

Ravelijn

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

RAM

Robotics and Mechatronics

Robotics and Mechatronics

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/ram


RAVIS

Regeling Afstudeersteun voor Internationale Studenten

-

-

RB

Reserveringsbureau

Reservation Office

Department @ CFM

RCEC

Research centre for examination and certification

Research centre for examination and certification

Information Centre @ IBR (IBR is discontinued, now IGS); www.rcec.nl

RIS

-

Research Information System

System for researchers; www.utwente.nl/ris

RIST

Relatie Informatie Systeem Twente

-

S&C; www.utwente.nl/mc/crm

RKT

Research & Knowledge Transfer

Research & Knowledge Transfer

Department @ SP

RM

Reconstructive Medicine

-

https://www.utwente.nl/tnw/rm/

RM

Rector Magnificus

-

-

ROSTOP

Regeling Ondersteuning Topsporters

-

-

RPL


Rapid Prototyping Lab

Facility for researchers and students to create prototypes; www.utwente.nl/rpl

RRVD

Registratie Reis- en Verblijfkosten en overige Declaraties

-

Web application, Employee Portal

RvT

Raad van Toezicht

Supervisory board

Website Supervisory board

S&AL

Student Affairs & Logistics

Student Affairs & Logistics

Department @ CES; www.utwente.nl/nl/ces/sal 

S&C

System & Control

System & Control

Master Programme @ 4TU; www.4tu.nl/sc

S&OA

Student / Onderwijs Administratie

-

Falls under the service CES

SA

Student Affairs

Student Affairs

Department @ CES

SACC

Student Affairs Coaching & Counselling

Student Affairs Coaching & Counselling

CES; www.utwente.nl/ces/sacc/

SACS

Systems Theory, Analysis and Computational Science

Systems Theory, Analysis and Computational Science

Research Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty: www.utwente.nl/ewi/sacs

SAI

Stan Ackermans Institute

Stan Ackermans Institute

4TU Institute; www.4tu.nl/sai

SAS

Signals and Systems

Signals and Systems

EWI faculty, at present SCS Research Department 

SAS

Student Administration Services

Student Administration Services

Department @ CES

SB

-

Strategisch Beraad

CvB - SB; www.utwente.nl/bestuur/sb

Before: UMT - Universitair Management Team

SB

Studentbegeleiding

Student Councelling

Falls under the service CES; www.utwente.nl/studentenbegeleiding

SBD

Strategisch Business Development

Strategic Business Development

Department @ AZ; www.utwente.nl/sbd

SBE

Science-Based Engineering

Science-Based Engineering

See also; SBE-site

SC

Semiconductor Components

Semiconductor Components


SC

Systems and Control

Systems and Control

Master Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/sc

SC

Sportcentrum

Sports Centre

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

SCS

Services, Cybersecurity & Safety

Services, Cybersecurity & Safety

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/scs

SDAC

Structural Dynamics, Acoustics & Control

Structural Dynamics, Acoustics & Control  

Research group in the MS3 department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3 (SDAC used to be called TM)

SDG

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

Initiative @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/sdg

SE

Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/trese

SEC

Science, Education and Communication

Science, Education and Communication

Master Programme @ 4TU; www.4tu.nl/sec

SECR

Eenheid Secretaris

-

Old name of AZ support department

SEL

Sustainable Energy Laboratory

Sustainable Energy Laboratory

Building, currently under construction

SEPA

Semipermanente gebouwen

-

Temporary buildings, general term

SET

Sustainable Energy Technology

Sustainable Energy Technology

Master Programme @ CTW/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/set; also Master Programme @ 4TU; www.4tu.nl/set

SFI

Soft matter, Fluidics and Interfaces

Soft matter, Fluidics and Interfaces

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/sfi

SG

Studium Generale

Studium Generale

Department @ BMS offering general/public lectures; www.utwente.nl/sg

SH

Seinhuis

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

SI

Study Information Centre

Study Information Centre

Study Information Centre

SIT

Sluiting Inschrijvingstermijn Tentamens

-

-

SK

Winkelcentrum/Sky

Shopping Centre/Sky 

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

SL

Sleutel

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl; De Veste (organization for student housing on campus) is located here

SLT

Student Lab Twente

Student Lab Twente

Service/laborary for students @ TNW faculty

SMCT

Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology

Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology

Chair @ TNW faculty

SMG

School of Management and Governance

School of Management and Governance

Old English name for MB, now BMS faculty

SMS

Student Mobiliteit Systeem

-

-

SNT

Studenten Net Twente

-

www.snt.utwente.nl

SNTDAS

Studenten Net Twente Digitaal Administratie Systeem

-

Web application

SO

Scholarship Office

Scholarship Office

http://www.utwente.nl/internationalstudents/scholarshipsandgrants/

SO&IR

Scholarship Office & International Relations 

Scholarship Office & International Relations 

Department @ CES

SOR

Stochastic Operations Research

Stochastic Operations Research

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/sor

SP

Spiegel

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

SP

Strategy & Policy

Strategy & Policy

Service department; www.utwente.nl/sp

SP

Secretaressepool

-

Department @ PAO

SP

Statistics and Probability

Statistics and Probability

Research Department @ EWI faculty (discontinued)

SPE

Studentenpastoraat

-

Part of CES; www.utwente.nl/spe

SPORT

Sportcentrum

Sports Centre

Department @ CFM

SPT

Sustainable Process Technology

Sustainable Process Technology

spt.tnw.utwente.nl

SR

Schuur

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

SRC

Studiereiscommissie van de Student Union

-

www.utwente.nl/src

SSC

Student Services

Student Services

Department @ CES, central information desk for students (enrolment, fees, etc)

SST

Stochastic Systems and Signals

Stochastic Systems and Signals

Research Department @ EWI faculty, now HS

ST

Scheikundige Technology

Chemical Engineering

FOrmer name of CSE Bachelor Programme

ST

Science and Technology

Science & Technology

English name for TNW faculty

ST

Staf

Staff

Department @ CFM

ST

Stal

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

STAFF

Staf

Staff

Department @ Lisa

STAT

-

Statistics

Chair @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; 
www.utwente.nl/ewi/stat

STEPS

Science, Technology & Policy Studies

Science, Technology & Policy Studies

Research Department and Information Centre @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/steps

STT

Solar Team Twente

Solar Team Twente

www.solarteam.nl

STT

Surface Technology and Tribology

Surface Technology and Tribology  

Research group in the MS3 department at ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3  

SU

Student Union

Student Union

www.union.utwente.nl

SV

Studievereniging

-

-

T

Tutorial

Tutorial

Used in course schedules

TA

Travel Agency

Travel Agency

Department @ ITC

TA

Twente Academy

Twente Academy

Former name of Pre-U

TA

Twente Academy (voor scholieren)

-

www.twenteacademy.nl

TAP

Twente Account Provisioning

-

Password system/ Password change; tap.utwente.nl/

TAS / TASWF

Time Accounting System

Time Accounting System

Web application for logging hours, Employee Portal

TAY

Twente Academy Young

Twente Academy Young

www.twenteacademyyoung.nl/

TBK

Technische Bedrijfskunde

-

Bachelor Programme @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/tbk

TCCR

Twente Centre for Career Research

Twente Centre for Career Research

Discontinued Information Centre

TCO

Techno Center voor Onderwijs en Onderzoek

Techno Centre for Education and Research

TNW; www.utwente.nl/tco

TCP

TCP Language Centre

TCP Language Centre

Former department @ CES. Now UT Language Centre; www.utwente.nl/en/ces/language-centre

TCS

Technical Computer Science

Technical Computer Science

Bachelor programme @ EWI Faculty; www.utwente.nl/tcs

TE

Telecommunication Engineering

Telecommunication Engineering

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/te

TE

Thermal Engineering


Thermal Engineering

Research group within TFE department @ ET faculty www.utwente.nl/en/et/tfe

TechMed

Technical Medical Centre

Technical Medial Centre


One of the three main UT research institutes; www.utwente.nl/techmed

TEL

Telematics

Telematics

Former Master Programme @ EWI faculty; now called Internet Science & Technology; www.utwente.nl/mte

TEM

Transport, Engineering & Management

Transport, Engineering & Management  

Research group within the CEM department @ ET faculty, www.utwente.nl/en/et/cem  >> former name VVR

TFE

Thermal and Fluid Engineering

Thermal and Fluid Engineering  

Department @ ET Faculty; www.utwente.nl/en/et/tfe

TG

Technische Geneeskunde

Technical Medicine

Bachelor Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tg

TGS

Twente Graduate School

Twente Graduate School

Combined Master and PhD Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tgs

TH

Teehuis

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

TI

Technische Informatica

Technical Computer Science

Former name of Bachelor Programme @ EWI faculty; now TCS: www.utwente.nl/tcs/

TIME

Twente is Maintenance Excellence consortium  

Twente is Maintenance Excellence consortium

Cooperation between four research groups @ BMS/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/time

TM

Technical Medicine

Technical Medicine

Master Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tm

TMI

TechMed Infra

TechMed Infra

Support department within TechMed Centre

TMMVV

Mechanica- en Verwerkingsprocessen

Mechanics of Forming Technology

Department @ CTW/ET > TMMVV is now called NSM

TMS

Technology Management and Supply

Technology Management and Supply

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/tms

TN

Technische Natuurkunde

-

Bachelor Programme @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tn

TNW

Faculteit Technische Natuurwetenschappen

Faculty of Science and Technology

TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw

TOEFL

Test of English as a Foreign Language

Test of English as a Foreign Language

-

TOM

Twents Onderwijs Model

Twente Educational Model

In English also called TOM (do not use TEM); www.utwente.nl/tom

TP

Tennispark

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

TPC

Twente Pathway College

-

Twente Pathway College Foundation year; 

www.twentepathway.nl

TPRC

ThermoPlastic composite Research Centre

-

www.tprc.nl

TR

Tissue Regeneration

Tissue Regeneration

Chair @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/tr

TRA

Tijdelijke Registratie Accounts

-

Web application, Employee Portal

TRESE

Twente Research and Education on Software Engineering

Twente Research and Education on Software Engineering

Former Research group @ EEMCS faculty; 
www.utwente.nl/ewi/trese

TS

Technische Stromingsleer

Mechanics of Forming Technology

zie EFD (English name)

TSMSM

Multi Scale Mechanics

Multi Scale Mechanics

Department @ CTW/ET

TST

Techniek Student Twente

-

Employment Agency for CTW/ET students

TST

Transducers Science and Technology

Transducers Science and Technology

Research Department @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/ewi/tst

TW

Technische Wiskunde

-

Bachelor Programme @ EWI faculty; www.utwente.nl/tw

TWC

Twente Water Centre

Twente Water Centre

Information Centre; www.utwente.nl/water

UVW


Name NL

Name EN

Description

UB

Universiteitsbibliotheek

-

www.utwente.nl/ub

UCB

Universitaire Commissie Bedrijfsvoering

-

More info about UCB

UCOW

Universitaire Commissie Onderwijs

-

Advisory board for the Excutive Board; www.utwente.nl/ucow


UCT

University College Twente

University College Twente

Department @ EWI/EEMCS faculty; www.utwente.nl/uct

 

UD

Universitair docent

-

-

UFonds

Universiteitsfonds

University Foundation

Foundation to support the UT; www.utwente.nl/ufonds

UHD

Universitair hoofddocent

-

-

UIM

Universitair Informatiemanagement

Information Management

Department @ LISA; www.utwente.nl/uim

UniTe

UniTe platform for internationalization and integration

-

Student Union; www.studentunion.utwente.nl/unite

UPark

U Parkhotel

U Parkhotel

Hotel on campus in former Hogekamp faculty building

UPM

Urban Planning and Management

Urban Planning and Management

Course @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

UR / URaad

Universiteitsraad

-

www.utwente.nl/uraad

UT

Universiteit Twente

-

www.utwente.nl

UT-Flex

Virtueel uitzendbureau UT

-

Web application, Employee and Student Portal 

UTLC

UT Language Centre

UT Language Centre

Department @ CES: www.utwente.nl/en/ces/language-centre

 

UTN

U-Today

U-Today

Department @ AZ. Website U-Today

UTQ

University Teaching Qualification

University Teaching Qualification

English BKO; www.utwente.nl/ces/od/professionaliseren/bko/

UTTU

UT Travel Unit

UT Travel Unit

ITC; www.utwente.nl/hr/arbeidsvoorwaarden/dienstreizen/atp/boeken/

VB

Vestingbar

-

www.vestingbar.nl

VGD

Vastgoedgroep Drienerlo

-

Discontinued, tasks now given to CFM

VG

Veiligheid & Gezondheid

Health & Safety

Department @ HR; www.utwente.nl/nl/hr/vg

VI

Vlinder

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

VIST

Vak Informatie Systeem Twente

-

Old; is now www.utwente.nl/onderwijscatalogus

VL

Vleugel

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

?VLD

Voorlichtingsdagen

-

-

?VOJO

Voorjaarsoverleg

-

-

?VOS

Voorlichting Oude School

-

M&C; VOS was discontinued in 2012

VR

Vrijhof

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

VTB

Vereniging Twentse Bestuurskundigen

-

www.utwente.nl/vtb


VWI

VWI Nestorix

VWI Nestorix

Alumni association Philosophy master; www.utwente.nl/vwi

WA

Werktuigbouwkundige Automatisering en Mechatronica

Mechanical Automation and Control


WA

Waaier

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

WAR

Werkgroep Afstudeerregelingen (WAR)

-

SO; www.utwente.nl/ces/studentenbegeleiding

WB

Werktuigbouwkunde

-

Bachlor Programme @ CTW/ET faculty; www.utwente.nl/wb

WC

Werkcollege

-

-

WEWI

Wetenschapswinkel

Science Shop

Service offered by Novel-T; www.utwente.nl/wewi

WFID

WorkFlow Interne Doorberekeningen

-

Web application, Employee Portal

WH

Westhorst

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

WIJSB

Wijsbegeerte

Philosophy of Science

Research Department @ BMS faculty; www.utwente.nl/bms/wijsb

WP

Windpark

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

WP

Wetenschappelijk personeel

-

-

WP1

Wetenschappelijk Personeel

Science Staff

Department @ EWI

WRS

Water Resources & Environmental Management

Water Resources & Environmental Management

Course @ ITC faculty; www.utwente.nl/itc

WRS

Water Resources

Water Resources

Department @ ITC faculty; www.itc.nl/wrs 

XZ123


Name NL

Name EN

Description

XUV

XUV Optics

XUV Optics

Department @ TNW faculty; www.utwente.nl/tnw/xuv

ZH

Zuidhorst

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

ZI

Zilverling

-

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

ZS

Zelfstudie

Self study time


ZW

Zwembad

Outdoor swimming pool

Location/building; find it on the campus map (PDF) or maps.utwente.nl

3TU

3TU.Federatie

3TU.Federation

Former name of 4TU

4TU

4TU.Federatie

4TU.Federation

Cooperation of the Dutch universities of Delft, Eindhoven, Twente and Wageningen; www.4tu.nl