The grand challenges the world will be facing during the coming decades will undoubtedly change the global university landscape too.
Today’s students are tomorrow’s global citizens, professionals who will contribute to finding solutions for major social issues in fields like healthcare, governance, energy and the environment. As a young and entrepreneurial university in the Netherlands, the University of Twente prepares young people for this future. It does so by offering cutting-edge, appealing and future-proof education. By being a global player in technology and social research. And by creating a thriving campus hot-spot, as an ecosystem for hundreds of spinoff companies
‘High tech, human touch’ implies that the university is continuously on the look-out for unexpected combinations of research and education, always with a view to the needs of society. Twente therefore cooperates closely with large companies, SMEs, hospitals and government organisations, throughout our own region and elsewhere.
Its unique campus in the Twente region currently welcomes 9,500 students, and employs over 3,000 scientists and professional support staff.