Would you like to do something extra in addition to your studies? Or are you looking for that extra challenge within the programme? If you are, the EEMCS faculty offers you several possibilities, including university-wide excellence programmes, studying abroad and a double bachelor programme. Contact your study adviser if you want information about your possibilities.


If you’re looking for more than the usual academic challenges, you may want to apply to the UT honours programme. The Honours programme is designed for talented, interested and highly motivated students. In almost one and a half year we offer you a 30 EC programme. The programme is for first year students from all faculties. You will enjoy a challenging and nurturing environment, where you receive personal attention from academics with various backgrounds. You will become acquainted with great scientist and train your research skills. You will get to work on an individual project where you write a research proposal within your field of study. More information: www.utwente.nl/honours.


If you want to become active while your a student at the University of Twente, you can become a board member or part of a committee at an association at the UT. You could also become a student assistent or a student member of your programme committee. There are also countless other possibilities within study, sports, culture and student associations. You can become active for a short time or for longer if you like. There are many events that you can organise on campus or in the city of Enschede. 
The Student Union is the umbrella of all associations of the UT, with the umbrella organisations Cultuurkoepel ApolloFact and Sportraad. The Sports centre and the Vrijhof Cultuurcentrum also offer a lot of possibilities for your spare time.
Student associations, like C.S.V. Alpha, DSCC/DJCR Audentis et Virtutis, A.S.V. Taste, en AEGEE-Enschede are regulated by Fact.
International associations, like AEISEC and Erasmus Student Network Twente
For more information, contact the International Student Services.