University of Twente or Universiteit Twente - public higher education institution in Netherlands. University of Twente began its work in the year 1961. The main building of University of Twente is located in Enschede.

University ranking. A lot of students chose to study at University of Twente every year as it is among the top 20 universities of Netherlands. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities. Strong suits of the university are: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Chemistry». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 400 in the international rating. International employers prefer the students from University of Twente as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 12,688 USD per year. A master’s degree of University of Twente will cost a student a significant sum of 17,302 USD per year. On the official website of the university ( you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. University of Twente is medium in scale, teaching no more than 10 thousand students at a time. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The ratio of foreign and local students is pretty evenly split. The teaching staff consists of more than 1200 specialists. A large number of teachers are foreign specialists. University of Twente has the following social media pages Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of University of Twente. The library is available to all of the students.
Ranking   242   12
Universiteit Twente
Country Netherlands
City Enschede
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
10,566 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
14,409 USD/year.
Living expenses $709 -1,381 USD/month
Official Website
World ranking 242
Country ranking 12
Academic Reputation 342
Employer Reputation 395
Quality of teaching 369
International Faculty 166
International Students 168
Citations per Faculty 28
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology 205
Natural Science 215
Social Sciences and Management 384
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 242
QS World University Rankings 190
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Alternative title
Russian Университет Твенте
Arabic جامعة توينتي
German Universität Twente
Spanish Universidad de Twente
French Université de Twente
Japanese トゥウェンテ大学
Korean 트웬테대학
Portuguese Universidade de Twente
Chinese 特文特大学
nl Universiteit Twente
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University of Twente - Official Description

The University of Twente is a young, entrepreneurial research university with proven excellence in the field of new technologies and their impact on society and humanity. The university develops technologies that shape the future: ICT, biotechnology, and nanotechnology. Our researchers are among the world’s leaders in those fields. The University of Twente is unique in its capacity to transcend the boundaries between disciplines. The interface between technologies: that is where important and intriguing innovations occur. 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 behavioural, social, and management sciences, combining high tech with a human touch. As a modern, entrepreneurial university, Twente is renowned for its engineering ability in supporting industry and commerce, and its creation of new innovative businesses. This perspective provides unexpected solutions in areas such as health, sustainable energy, water, learning and safety. In our 50 year history, over 700 spin-off companies have been launched onto the market.

Description of University of Twente

The University of Twente is a dynamic, entrepreneurial university. Our research is accommodated within four research institutes for nanotechnology, information technology, biomedical technology, and governance. The research institutes combine scientific excellence with a sharp eye for knowledge valorization and social applications and are highly successful in generating spin-off businesses. The university offers PhD programmes, post-academic programmes and a range of 22 Bachelor's and 31 Master's degree programmes in the field of technology and behavioural and social sciences. A multidisciplinary approach and project oriented education are characteristic for our educational activities

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