About the Online Open Day

  • Join from the comfort of your homeGet a taste of Dutch student life at the University of Twente – without even leaving your desk, sofa or bed! Join us for either the morning, afternoon or evening programme by logging in on your own device, from anywhere in the world!expert and student experiences live group chat fun
  • What can you expect?Our students will share their stories about what it’s like to come over and study at the University of Twente. You can also chat with a student or representative from the study programme of your interest. Or meet your future peers in a live group chat. We’ll end with a live Q&A session in order to answer even more of your questions.Live Q&A Informative sessions one-on-one live chat
  • Take a virtual campus tourMeanwhile, feel free to make use of the virtual campus and explore the content that is there. There is a selection of cool 360° videos that will give you a glimpse of our campus. We will give you a sneak peek of our world-class facilities.VIRTUAL CAMPUS FLY A DRONE facilities


What is an Online Open Day?

This is an opportunity to experience the University of Twente, online, as if you were physically here for a day. In other words, you can chat to staff members, hear from students about their experience and virtually explore our campus from the comfort of your home.

What can I expect during the Online Open Day?

An interactive virtual campus map with 360° videos and pictures, individual chat options regarding faculties, programmes and students and multiple opportunities to find answers to your questions regarding the university. All online of course.

How can I participate in the Online Open Day?

It’s easy and you only need to follow these three steps:

  1. Sign up via the registration button, in the upper right corner of this page.
  2. In a few seconds you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your personalized link. Check your e-mail and your spam box.
  3. Open this link and voilà! You are ready to virtually explore the University of Twente.

Which tools can I use to virtually explore the University of Twente?

Once you click on your personalized link received via e-mail, you will have access to two pages:

  1. The Online Open Day home page:
    1. Interactive map with 360° videos and pictures;
    2. Individual chat: talk to representatives from the faculties about your programme or field of interest;
    3. Overview panel discussions: check the time of each topic;
    4. Access the panel discussion page
  2. The panel discussion page:
    1. Watch specialists and students talking about topics that really matter to you;
    2. Ask your questions about any topic in the group chat;
    3. Vote for what you want to see next.

How can I chat one-on-one with someone?

Use the chat box on the Online Open Day homepage to chat one-on-one with a representative.

What is the difference between the chat next to the video and the chat on this page?

  • Use the chat box on this page to ask representatives from the faculties about the programmes or field you are interested in. This is a one-to-one chat room.
  • Use the chat field next to the video to ask about any topic you might want. This is a group chat room.

Can I get in get in contact with representatives from my programme of interest?

Yes. Via the chat box on this page, a moderator will connect you with the faculty representative once you indicate which programme or field you are interested in.

Can I access the page and the discussions at different times?

Yes. The whole content is available from 11 AM to 8 PM CEST. The shows will start at 11 AM, 2 PM and 5 PM. Just come by whenever you want ;)

If you need to close the pages and come back later, no worries, your personalized link will still work.

It appears the Online Open Day session is full. Can I still join?

There will be 3 shows (11 AM, 2 PM and 5 PM) during the day. Please join the next show if the current one is full.

What do I do if I experience any technical difficulties?

  1. Don’t panic! Try to refresh the page and check your internet connection.
  2. Notify us via the feedback tab on the home page.
  3. Or send an e-mail to us: study@utwente.nl

FAQ Student Services


More information about Admission for (international) students you find here


Money matters

More information about financial aspects for (internation) students you find here:



If you need a visa and what you need to take in account you can find here:



Everything you need to know about re-enrolment you can find here:



The Studylink website has it's own FAQ. Please visit their page to learn more:

Q&A on the Studielink website

Document verification

How can i tell if my documents are verified in studielink? Learn more: