University of Twente is one of Europe’s finest educational institution of higher education and an internationally respected research university that encourages research and entrepreneurship in technology and social sciences. Offering a wide range of degree programmes, it ranks among the top 200 universities in the world according to QS World University Rankings.
The university offers NVAO accredited bachelor’s and master’s programmes in five faculties; Behavioural Sciences, Management & Social Sciences; Engineering Technology; Electrical Engineering Mathematics & Computer Science; Science & Technology, and Geo-Information Sciences & Earth Observation. In order to develop their students’ entrepreneurial spirit, the University of Twente implements multidisciplinary, project-based approach that encourages scientific and social innovation. Other than that, they also partnered with Kennispark Twente. This quality distinguishes them from other universities in the country. Moreover, to create a convenient and supportive environment for the students, the university provides many facilities at the campus. They have sports and cultural facilities and offer variety of services such as psychologists, a medical centre, counsellors, religious services, and many more. With such quality of education and such supportive system, many of their graduates enjoy successful careers. Some of their notable alumnis are Jaap Haartsen, the inventor of Bluetooth technology and Geert-Jan Bruinsma, the founder of Booking.com.