Careers at the university of Twente

Working at the UT: the right choice. The University of Twente offers room for ambition, for talent. Room for your own ideas and initiatives.

Your entrepreneurial attitude will be valued and encouraged. We offer great career prospects. Ambitious and talented colleagues. A lot of opportunities to continue to develop your skills. And, naturally, a great salary and excellent secondary employment conditions. In addition, the greenery and facilities at our magnificent campus constitute the perfect work environment.


The University of Twente. We stand for human sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that really matter. New technology as a driver of change, innovation and progress in society. Personal development is encouraged and talented researchers are given the opportunity for groundbreaking scientific research. The UT offers an inspiring, challenging, flexible and enduring environment to work in. The campus is where staff and students meet.

University of serious improvers

The University of Twente is a lean-doing university, focusing on continuous improvement. At the UT employees are involved in lean with knowledge sessions, training and active participation within improvement projects. Read more...

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