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University of Twente

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Description University of Twente

The leading research university of the Netherlands is the University of Twente (University of Twente). It is a government institution founded in 1961 as the Higher Technical School of Twente. The status of the university was given to the institution in 1986.

The University of Twente was recognized throughout the world as one of the best research institutions. Published articles and the work of university researchers are of great value in the development of science. In its country, the university is one of the top 20 best institutions. And in the international rating at the moment is 242 position. On the quality of teaching, he is among the 400 best European institutions. This is due to a large number of foreign experts at a high level.

Especially popular are the following areas:

  • Engineering and technology;
  • Natural Sciences;
  • Social sciencies;
  • Management;
  • Chemistry.

Employers of well-known international companies have a great interest in university graduates. A large number of specialists who were released from the university work in such companies as Ten Cate, Google, Microsoft, Siemens and Philips.

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Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.

Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.


For all of its activity, the University of Twente is famous for its graduates. Among them, a large number of scientists, researchers, businessmen, politicians, computer scientists, writers, journalists, actors, etc. For example:

  • Bas Lansdorp (project manager Mars One, whose goal is the colonization of the Red Planet);
  • Anna Theodora Bernardina (Dutch politician);
  • Fredrik Teven (retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy);
  • Johannes Marcell Polman (Dutch politician of the "Democrats 66" party);
  • Jacobus Cornelis Haartsen (electrical engineer, researcher, inventor, took part in the development of the Bluetooth specification);
  • Dirk-Willem van Gulik (founder of the Apache Software Foundation, author of the Apache Webserver project);
  • Albert van den Berg (Dutch physicist);
  • Jan Hendrik Butts (Dutch politician, member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy);
  • Peter Adrian Flach (computer scientist and professor of artificial intelligence at the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Bristol);
  • Giancarlo Gizardi (Brazilian-Italian programmer, specializing in conceptual modeling).

Famous graduates are so numerous that they can not be listed completely.

Equipment University of Twente

The main campus of the institution is territorially located in the park zone of the picturesque Dutch city of Ensked. The University is equipped with everything necessary for comfortable learning and living:

  • a sports complex including various fields and grounds for different sports;
  • 7 research centers and institutes (Center for Telematics and Information Technology, Institute of Nanotechnology, Institute of Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, International Institute of Geo-information and Earth Sciences, Research Institute of Innovation and Management, Institute of Energy and Resources, Research Institute of Social Sciences and Technology);
  • Cultural Center;
  • dormitory;
  • a rich library;
  • medical Center;
  • cafes and canteens.

University of Twente is a member of such associations as the European University Association, the Conference of the European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research, the European Consortium of Innovative Universities.


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- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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