Career & Development

Inspiring education, groundbreaking research and relevant innovation are all at the heart of what we find important at the University of Twente. Over 3,000 scientists and supporting professionals are responsible for this. As the UT is part of the constantly and rapidly changing international academic environment, it is important that our members of staff continue to develop themselves, for example to be able to provide education in keeping with modern standards or to draw up a grant application likely to lead to a successful outcome.

The UT encourages and supports development issues of staff members, teams and managers, for both scientists and support staff. The UT invests in its staff and offers a wide variety of training.

Tailor-made training opportunities are available specifically for doctoral candidates and postdoc researchers. For doctoral candidates this concerns sharpening their academic skills, especially in writing an excellent doctoral thesis. For postdocs it is important that they train themselves in modern academic skills, such as writing an article for publication. Types of training offers for doctoral candidates and postdocs.

In addition, the UT provides support in professional development for teaching staff, career counselling, management development and talent development.