The University of Twente, best technical university and 2nd best-ranked university in the Netherlands (Keuzegids), is a young, entrepreneurial research university (ranked no1 in the Netherlands for entrepreneurship) with proven excellence in the field of new technologies and their impact on society and humanity. Our researchers are among the world’s leaders in these fields. We also offer multiple bachelor’s programmes, master’s programmes, and Ph.D. opportunities, in the fields of engineering, business administration, communication, psychology, and computer science.
Twente’s key research areas include nanotechnology, biomedical technology, ICT, sustainable energy and governance. We do not approach new technologies in isolation, but in relation to behavioral, social, and management sciences, combining high tech with a human touch.
The University of Twente is the only full campus university in the Netherlands. The attractive park-like campus, built on a country estate just outside the city of Enschede, provides an academic, social and safe setting where students quickly become active members of a thriving community. The University of Twente has state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research. It also has the lowest cost of living and accommodation of any Dutch university.