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University of Twente & Twente Pathway College

The University of Twente (UT) is a key research university directly under the Ministry of Education of the Netherlands. It was established in 1961. Although it is the youngest of the 13 national research universities in the Netherlands, it is recognized as one of the top universities in the Netherlands and a major member of the European Union of Innovative Universities (ECIU). Twente University is one of the three top universities of science and technology in the Netherlands, 3TU. It is not only a world leader in nanotechnology, integrated circuits, design and chemical engineering, but also has cultivated many outstanding talents in social sciences and management. Its innovative teaching concepts and methods are favored by more and more elite students around the world.

The geographical position is superior, located in Enschede, the largest city in the east of the Netherlands, close to the German border. It can easily go abroad in half an hour by bike. It is a 2-hour drive from the capital Amsterdam. It is in the three important European capitals-Paris, London, Berlin-the center of the triangle formed by. Twente University is also the university with the fastest internet speed in the world. The internet speed on the campus is as high as 1 gigabit per second, which is the same as the high-speed campus network established by Google at Stanford University in the United States.

University Rankings:

The University of Twente has been among the top 200 research-intensive universities in the world for six consecutive years.
In the 2017 Times (THE) World University Rankings, Twente ranks 153rd in the world, and the Netherlands Institute of Technology is 2nd. Its computer science professional performance is eye-catching, ranking 61st in the world. In addition to science and engineering, its performance in social sciences is also remarkable, ranking 78 in the world. In the QS World University Rankings, Twente ranks 177th in the world, and education majors rank 45th in the world. In Leiden University's international university academic performance rankings, calculated based on papers included in the Web of Science database, the University of Twente ranks 64th among the 500 universities in the world. It can be seen that the University of Twente is small but academic features of high quality.

There are five colleges under the University of Twente:

1. School of Behavior, Management and Social Sciences (BMS)
2. College of Engineering and Technology (ET/CTW)
3. School of Electronic Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS/EWI)
4. School of Science and Technology (TNW)
5. School of Geographical Sciences and Earth Exploration (ITC)
6. ATLAS College (UCT)

Twente currently has more than 10,000 students, and the proportion of international students is about one-quarter. It is a veritable international university and the only campus-style university in the Netherlands. It has good accommodation and grace. Campus environment. As a leading international research university, Twente University provides an inspiring academic environment for the most talented students, is committed to integrating social sciences and engineering sciences, and provides high-quality teaching and research.

The most prominent feature of Twente University is the university’s corporate orientation. The school will buy shares to support its graduates and faculty members to establish companies with development potential, and cooperate closely with Twente Science Industrial Park. As one of the most entrepreneurial universities in Europe, Twente University has provided help and guidance to as many as 750 startup companies, and the hotel reservation website is one of them. The entire university has a strong entrepreneurial atmosphere. The school has set up Kennispark for young people with ideas. At present, more than 380 companies are located here, providing about 6,300 employment opportunities. Many students in school have their own startup companies, and Kennispark has become the largest innovation park in the Netherlands.

The school badge of Twente University is spelled in capital letters of the school name, the font is simple and atmospheric, with a sense of science and technology and a sense of the future. Unlike other established universities with a long history, Twente did not adopt the traditional school badge design, but boldly used simple and neat letters as the school badge, reflecting Twente's youth and distinctiveness. The school motto is "High Tech, Human Touch", which means "High Tech, Human Touch". In the process of exploring new technologies, Twente attaches great importance to the combination of technology and social sciences and humanities. From the eye-catching world rankings of science, engineering and social sciences, it can also be seen that the University of Twente is very decisive and confident in implementing its educational philosophy. Because it knows that this is the future trend.

The University of Twente has six Dutch national research institutions:

1. Telematics of Information, located in the Center for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT),
2. Nanotechnology and microsystem technology, located in Mesa+ College, (one of the largest nanotechnology research centers in the world)
3. Processing technology, located in the academy called IMPACT,
4. Biomedical technology, located in the Institute of Biomedical Technology (MIRA)
5. Public Administration, located in the Institute of Government Affairs (IGS)
6. Human resource development education and training, located in the School of Social Behavior (ranked sixth in Europe)


Twente University is the only modern university in the Netherlands with an American campus. Teaching buildings, laboratories, dormitories, restaurants, and gymnasiums are all concentrated in the same area. The university occupies an area of ​​about 300 acres, equivalent to 1,800 acres. The campus has 6 international standard football fields. The campus environment is beautiful and clean, with complete service facilities, including supermarkets, barber shops, banks, and numerous restaurants and bars. This is not only a place for everyone to study hard every day, but also the best choice for relaxation. As a top polytechnic university, Twente has the most advanced teaching facilities. In order to expose students to the most cutting-edge technology, the school has a large number of fully equipped and advanced laboratories. For example, in DesignLab, students can experience high-tech technologies such as 3D printing and laser cutting under the guidance of professionals.


Overview of Bachelor's Courses:


English taught Bachelor's programmes:


  • Technology And Liberal Arts & Sciences (Atlas University College)

  • Advanced Technology

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Biomedical Technology

  • Business & IT

  • Chemical Science & Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Communication Science

  • Creative Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Industrial Design

  • Industrial Engineering and Management

  • International Business Administration

  • Management, Society & Technology

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Psychology

  • Technical Computer Science

Overview of Master's Programs:


English taught Master's programmes (MSc):


  • Applied Mathematics

  • Applied Physics

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Business Administration

  • Business Information Technology

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering & Management

  • Communication Studies

  • Computer Science

  • Construction Management & Engineering *

  • Educational Science & Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Embedded Systems *

  • Environmental & Energy Management

  • European Studies

  • Geographical Information Management and Applications

  • Geo-Information Science & Earth Observation

  • Health Sciences

  • Industrial Design Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering & Management

  • Interaction Technology

  • Internet Science & Technology

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical & Social Sciences

  • Nanotechnology

  • Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society

  • Psychology

  • Public Administration

  • Spatial Engineering

  • Sustainable Energy Technology

  • Systems & Control

  • Water Technology


TheTwente Pathway College established by Twente University specifically for high school students


Twente University is the only technical research university that offers a one-year preparatory course on its own campus. The tuition fee is about 14,000 euros. The annual tuition for future university bachelor courses is about 9,250 euros (humanities and social subjects) / 10750 euros (science and engineering subjects). .


TPC provides pathway to the following bachelor's courses:


1. BSc Advanced Technology

2. BSc Applied Mathematics

3. BSc Business Information Technology

4. BSc Chemical Science & Engineering

5. BSc Civil Engineering

6. BSc Creative Technology

7. BSc Electrical Engineering

8. BSc Industrial Design Engineering

9. BSc Industrial Engineering & Management

10. BSc Mechanical Engineering

11. BSc Technical Computer Science

12. BSc Communication Science

13. BSc International Business Administration

14. BSc Psychology

15. BSc Management, Society & Technology (You can choose one of the following specializations: System Analysis & Data SciencePublic AdministrationGlobal & European Studies)


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Holland Education Association in Taiwan:


The official website of the University of Twente:

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