University of Twente (Enschede) Netherlands


High tech, human touch. That is the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and is a partner of Kennispark Twente.

The University of Twente is where talent can best realize its full potential. Students and staff are the key. Together, 3,300 scientists and professionals carry out ground-breaking research, bring about socially relevant innovation, and provide inspiring teaching for more than 9,000 students. To us, entrepreneurship comes as second nature. The campus is home to around 100 businesses, including student-run businesses. The University of Twente has also generated more than 700 successful spin-off companies. The university's business park, Kennispark Twente, encourages and assists entrepreneurs to start new companies. But there's so much more than that happening on our wonderful, green campus. Our sports and cultural facilities are unique and we host events such as the world's largest student think tank, Create Tomorrow. Another legend of the Twente campus is the Netherlands' largest student sports event, the Batavieren Race. The campus is a hive of activity - a truly inspirational place to be! - University of Twente, the entrepreneurial university.

The University of Twente offers a range of educational qualifications, including Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, PhDs and post-academic programmes. The basis for all our education is the three-year Bachelor's programme which culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree. The Bachelor's degree allows you access to one or more Master's programmes, which in turn lead to a Master of Science degree. If, during this time, you discover a particular field of research which you find fascinating, you could opt to continue studying after your Master's degree and apply for a four-year doctoral programme. After four years, this will lead to the title of doctor.

Study at the University of Twente

Design, research and organize - these are the characteristics of education at Twente. Entrepreneurship comes as second nature to us, and is a theme that unifies all our educational activities. Studying at the University of Twente means developing your entrepreneurial spirit, thinking internationally and working beyond the boundaries of your specialization. You will be trained to be a professional - someone who can develop valuable knowledge and is able to find practical applications for that knowledge.

Bachelor's Programmes
ATLAS, the University College
Electrical Engineering
Advanced Technology
European Public Administration
Creative Technology
International Business Administration