University of Twente

University of Twente is a multicultural community of talented, ambitious people that offers students, scientists and educators from around the world the best possible conditions:

The contemporary challenges are greater than before: global resilience, the digitalization of society, the improvement and personalization of healthcare, the reshaping of the world with smart materials and intelligent manufacturing. Technology has a leading role to play in providing solutions for complex societal challenges worldwide – and only people can enable it to shine in that role. In its passion for understanding our planet and improving life for everyone on it, UTwente celebrates the bonds between mankind and technology.

At UTwente all of its research and education is aimed at making a difference in today’s society while setting up the next generation for the future. In this pursuit, the entrepreneurial mindset and global awareness of their many talented scientists, educators and students leads them to move beyond differences, disciplines, borders. The cross-disciplinary way of working that characterizes this university opens up unexpected possibilities – especially their educational model, engineering approach and open culture generate new ideas, new energy and new ways forward.

University of Twente is one of the three Dutch universities where photonics is being offered as a main study.