Why study at TU/e?

Studying at TU/e means studying at a Dutch top university. A university with a unique Bachelor College and its own Graduate School.


High ranking

That’s evident from the high position of our university in national and international rankings:

•In the Times Higher Educational World University Rankings of 2014-2015 Eindhoven University of Technology was ranked 144.

•Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015 (Shanghai ranking) ranked TU/e as best Dutch engineering university.

•Our position at QS World University Rankings in 2014 is 147.

•Our university is considered the best Dutch engineering and science university by the Study Guide to Universities 2016 and the Guide to Choosing a Master’s program 2015.

•Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has been named as best university in the Netherlands by the weekly magazine Elsevier in 2014.


The ranking of the CWTS (The Center for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University) assesses the research of universities according to the publications on which universities and companies have collaborated. Eindhoven University of Technology is, together with Wageningen University and University Twente among others, in the top 50 overall. The ranking position depends on the quantity of public-private co-publications within a university’s entire publication package.


TU/e is a good choice

It is not only the high independent ranking positions that make TU/e a good place to study. Studying at Eindhoven University of Technology means that you choose a university with top quality education and internationally prominent research.


Personal contact

TU/e is a medium-sized university with an open, friendly atmosphere where your studies are well supervised and where there is plenty of personal contact with lecturers and staff. Experienced TU/e coaches are by your side to offer personal advice from the very start of your study, from the moment you enroll at the Bachelor College when you and your coach look at the major that best suits you and how you can best supplement this with your electives. And if you should find out during your first year that a different major suits you better, then you can look at the options with your coach for switching major within this first year.


International contacts

TU/e offers you excellent facilities and there are many international contacts with leading universities. A period studying at a university abroad is one of the possibilities.


TU/e and society

‘Where innovation starts’ is the TU/e slogan for very good reasons. The university is meeting the societal challenges especially in the fields of health, energy and mobility. As a TU/e Master of Science graduate you have the prospect of a variable, challenging, lucrative and socially useful career.


Top technology region

TU/e lies in the top technology region of Brainport, the beating technological heart of the Netherlands. Relationships with high-tech companies and organizations in the region are many and good, and that bears fruit for you in your assignments, internships, graduation projects and work.


Eindhoven student city

Eindhoven is a modern, dynamic city that guarantees an enjoyable study period and varied student life. The vibrant spirit liveliness of Eindhoven along with the exuberant Brabant way of life will make you feel at home.


Match-making event

During the match-making event you get the opportunity to meet companies. International master students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) with an Amandus Lundqvist Scholarship Program (ALSP) are brought into contact with companies that participate in the ALSP program. If there is a match between you and a company you receive a scholarship from that company for your Master’s program at TU/e. After you graduate, you will be working for that company for 3 consecutive years.