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Student Ambassadors

What studying at the University of Twente is like? Get a first-hand experience from one of our Student Ambassadors.

The University of Twente is becoming a more and more international University. With all those nationalities in one place, we have a large number of Student Ambassadors available who would love to share their experience and answer your questions!

Curious about their personal experiences of living and studying at the University of Twente or do you have another question? Ask one of our student ambassadors. There are several options to get in touch with them.

chat in your own language 

If you are from the BrazilBulgariaChinaGermanyGreece, IndiaIndonesia, Mexico, or Romania, then you can chat with a student in your own language!

International Facebook and web pages

For some countries/ regions we created dedicated Facebook and web pages in the native language. So are you from the, Brazil, BulgariaChina, Greece, India, Indonesia, Mexico or Romania, check it out! You can find the accounts for these countries/ regions in our social directory and in the Prospective Students app on Facebook (desktop only).


The Buddy Programme aims at helping the arriving international students feel welcomed and integrate with their new life in the Netherlands and at the University of Twente. After registering for this programme as an international arriving student, you get matched to either a Dutch student or another international student that has been living in the Netherlands for more than 6 months. This student will be your “buddy” for the edition lasting six months. More info and sign up here.

Study information centre

The University's Study Information Centre is run by mostly Dutch and German students. They answer the phone and handle the chat, email box and Whatsapp. The Study Information Centre offers first-line support and is able to answer all your practical questions. 

Telephone: +31 (0)53 4895489
Whatsapp (please don't call us on this number): +31 6 476 264 83
Chat: You can find a link to chat on the bottom ride-hand side of this webpage. 

Opening hours Study Information centre: 09:00h - 17:00h