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University of Twente

The University of Twente is a pioneer in connecting technology, science and engineering with the social sciences to impact the world around us. Its students, scientists and educators are characterised by a curious, entrepreneurial mindset and a deep sense of connection with people who share this spirit.

The challenges faced by society today are greater than ever: a need for global resilience, the digitisation of society, the improvement and personalisation of healthcare, reshaping the world with more innovative materials and intelligent manufacturing. Technology is key when it comes to finding solutions for these complex global challenges  With a passion for understanding our planet and improving life for everyone on it, it celebrates the bonds between mankind and technology, knowing that neither could exist, let alone flourish, without the other.

All of its research and education is aimed at making a difference in today’s society, while preparing the next generation for the future. The entrepreneurial mindset and global awareness of its talented scientists, educators and students enables the university to push the boundaries between disciplines. Its unique, cross-disciplinary approach opens up unexpected possibilities - especially in combination with creativity and excellence in scientific disciplines. This innovative educational model, engineering approach and open culture generates new ideas, new energy, new ways forward.