The University of Twente is a modern, entrepreneurial university, leading in the area of new technologies and a catalyst for change, innovation and progress in society. Our strength lies in our capacity to combine. We are working on future technologies including: ICT, biotechnology and nanotechnology for which behavioural and social science research are essential. After all, the most interesting and relevant innovations take place at the cutting edge of these technologies and their impact on humanity and societies.
The UT has powerful research institutes that focus on nanotechnology, ICT, biomedical technology and technical medicine, governance & behavioural sciences, engineering and geo-information sciences and earth observation. The institutes combine scientific excellence with a keen eye for commercial knowledge valorisation (the transformation of complex knowledge into economic activity) and social applications: they are successful in generating spin-off businesses. Science is all about talent. The University of Twente is attractive due to the high-value research environment it offers and the opportunities for both senior and junior scientists. New research talent is attracted via the Twente Graduate School and via tenure tracks. Current openings can be found on the job-openings page.