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University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
University of Twente_introduction March 2011
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  • 1. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 2. GENERAL INTRODUCTIONNAME AND TITLE
  • 3. PROFILE OF THE UNIVERSITY Research University Science and Engineering, Management and Society Entrepreneurial University Knowledge transfer General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 4. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 5. Study and ResearchSports and Leisure Work and Pleasure General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 6. UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE IN DETAIL Founded in 1961 as the ~9000 students youngest of 3 Dutch Technical Universities ~1000 PhD students 10% foreign students Both technical and social 20 Bachelor degree courses sciences 30 Master degree courses Compensation for loss of textile 6 Faculties industry in the Twente region  Science & Engineering  EEMCS Entrepreneurial university:  Engineering Technology  Behavioural Sciences  700+ spin-off companies  Management & Governance  ITC Geo Information Science  >7000 jobs created 6 Research Institutes ITC merge by 2010  MESA+, MIRA, IMPACT, CTIT  IBR, IGS General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 7. STUDENT NUMBERS 2010Bachelor 5936Master 2477Premaster 536International students 997Doctorate/PhD 635International PhD’s 302 Integration of Institute of Geo- Information Sciences and Earth Observation since 2010 General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 8. FOCUS IN PARTNERSHIPS Federation of Dutch universities of technology - 3TU Founding member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 9. INTERNATIONALISATION• Limited number of target countries• Per country, only a few high quality partner universities• Strict admission criteria (prerequisites, language)• Primarily cooperation on master/PhD level General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 10. INTERNATIONAL CONTACTS ECIU-partners Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia Dalian University of Technology, China Southeast University, China University of Tsukuba, Japan Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam University of Georgia, USA Swinburne University of Technology, Australia And more..see www.utwente.nl/en General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 11. VALORIZATION IN BUSINESS AND SCIENCE PARKS Business & Science Park University of Twente Campus General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 12. ENTREPRENEURIAL UNIVERSITYResults in:  Highest spin-off ratio in the Netherlands  700 spin-off companies in 20 years  130 student companies  5,000 jobs  70% of companies still in existence after 5 years General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 13. RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 14. UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE IN TOP 10 OF EUROPEANTECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES (SCI) Institute for Nanotechnology (Mesa+) Institute for Medical and Biomedical Technology (MIRA) Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT) Institute for Mechanics, Processes and Control - Twente (IMPACT) Institute for Governance Studies (IGS) Institute for Behavioral Research (IBR) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 15. MESA+ INSTITUTE FOR NANO-ELECTRONICS:FUNDAMENTALS µSPA •Smaller then 100 nm •Quantum effects •New materials •Smaller then a cell •Multi components General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 16. NANO-MEDICINE General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 17. LAB-ON-A-CHIP FOR QUICK VIRUS DETECTION Ymeti, Kanger, Subrumanian Ostendum (spin-off company) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 18. MIRA: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING / TECHNICAL MEDICINEFocus changesfrom molecules, via tissue and organs to people in their surroundings General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 19. NEURODEGENERATION IN SUBSTANTIA NIGRA (SN) - LOSS OF DOPAMINE(IDIOPATHIC) PARKINSON’S DISEASE Symptoms rest tremor rigidity akinesia bradykinesia hypokinesia hypomimia … mean age at onset 50 incidence increases with age 20/100.000 overall 120/100.000 at age 70 General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 20. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY1. Wireless & Sensor Systems2. Applied Science of Services for Information Society Technologies3. Integrated Security & Privacy in a networked world4. Natural Interaction in Computer-mediated Environments5. Dependable Systems and Networks6. Industrial Engineering & ICT (manufacturing, business, finance, traffic and transport) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 21. INTEGRATED SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN A NETWORKED WORLD (ISTRICE)Example: 3D FACE RECOGNITION:• To enable fully-automated controls• Can be oriented in a normalized position• Independence of pose and distance (metrics of the face are always correct)• More information of the model (depth information) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 22. DEPENDABLE SYSTEMS & NETWORKS(DSN)Development and application of methods andtechniques to make dependable ICT systems(commercial consumer-market systems, as well asspecialized systems) a reality.Research topics:• Dependability-enhancing techniques(dependability means, e.g. fault prevention, -tolerance, -removal, -forecasting)• Adaptive, self-reconfiguring and self-managing systems• Dependability evaluation and guaranteed dependability• Application areas: HiTech industry, services market, andcritical infrastructures General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 23. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 24. MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS, HUMANOID ROBOTS,EMBEDDED CONTROL General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 25. ROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 26. FACES OF WATER ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT Polymeric Microsieve General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 27. SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT WATER MANAGEMENTRiverbed dynamics Bed forms at the North Sea (left) and user-functions of the North Sea (right) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 28. MOLECULAR SEPARATION BY MEMBRANES Polymeric Microsieve General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 29. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 30. ELECTRICITY FROM WASTE WATER General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 31. RISK MANAGEMENT Development of a methodology for the implementation of risk assessment and spatial decision support systems for risk management General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 32. INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING AND SOCIETALRESEARCH General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 33. OVERVIEW ACTIVITIES CSTM• Multi-disciplinary teaching - Bachelor: minor Sustainable development in North-South Perspective- involves fieldwork in developing countries - Master: Environmental and Energy Management – international students - Professional training courses at UT and elsewhere: for example: Rural Energy Planning and Environmental Management; Energy Management & Cleaner Production in SMI; Nepal Alumni Association, Energia women and energy, - PhD programme Dutch and international students• Research and advisory work, local in Netherlands, Europe, and international. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 34. JOINT RESEARCH PROPOSALS• Impacts of energy access to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises• Diffusion of Energy efficiency technologies to SME’s• Research on sustainable innovations to SMEs, based on case studies in India• Hosting of Bachelor students for fieldwork• Research on water management (with ITC)• Value chain of biogas General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 35. Education programmes in English
  • 36. GRADUATE EDUCATION AT UT General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 37. SCHOOLS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty of Engineering Technology Faculty of Science and Technology School of Management and Governance Faculty of Behavioural Sciences International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 38. MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE FACULTY OFELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS ANDCOMPUTER SCIENCE Applied Mathematics Computer Science Electrical Engineering Embedded Systems (3TU) Human Media Interaction Systems and Control (3TU) Telematics General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 39. MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE FACULTY OFENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY Civil Engineering and Management Construction Management and Engineering (3TU) Industrial Design Engineering Mechanical Engineering Sustainable Energy Technology (3TU)Three year English taught Bachelor programme: Creative Technology General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 40. MSC PROGRAMMES ATTHE FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Applied Physics Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering NanotechnologyThree year English taught Bachelor programme: Advanced Technology General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 41. MSC PROGRAMMES ATTHE FACULTY OF BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES Communication Studies Educational Science and Technology Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society Science Education and Communication (taught in Dutch, 3TU) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 42. MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE SCHOOL OFMANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE Business Administration Business Information Technology Environmental and Energy Management European Studies (Also BSc taught in English) Health Sciences Industrial Engineering and Management Public AdministrationThree year English taught Bachelor programme: European Studies International Business Administration General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 43. ITC - INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE ANDEARTH OBSERVATION ITC is one of the worlds foremost education and research institutes in the field of geo-information science and earth observation General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 44. PHD PROGRAMMES / DOCTORAL CANDIDATESAcceptance and execution is responsibility of research group (chair)PhD Project: 4 year, including  Post-graduate courses, writing papers  Conference visits  Towards independent researcherFunding: 1. React on Vacancies of Netherlands PhD-positions (employment). Vacancies announced at group-website and UT-website. 2. If own financing (e.g. national fellowship): contact research group directly. UT vacancy website: www.utwente.nl/vacatures/en/ General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 45. POST-DOC POSITIONS  React on vacancies www.utwente.nl/vacancies  Act yourself; initiate a position through KNAW-SPIN program General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 46. REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION MASTER PROGRAM1. A relevant undergraduate degree2. Sufficient mastery of English  Academic IELTS, overall band score of at least 6.5  TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 90Please note: specificrequirements for each program may apply(e.g. motivation letter) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 47. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION (GENERAL)1. Fill in the application form on the website www.graduate.utwente.nl2. Complete any programme specific requirements3. Ensure all documents required are received by the UTNo application fee is charged General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 48. APPLICATION FORM PROCEDURE www.graduate.utwente.nl Request for password Sign in within 72 hours Submit en OK application form Print out and sent it hard copy to the University with the certified copies Notification when documents are received 6-8 weeks before answer about acceptance General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 49. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Certified copies of BSc diploma, transcripts and/or grade lists Academic IELTS/TOEFL-IBT test score Clear copy of passport or birth certificate Extra documents are on the application form (program specific) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 50. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION Start September Start FebruaryInternational students not 1 June 1 November requiring entry visaInternational students 1 April 1 September requiring entry visaInternational students who 2 months before 2 months before the intend to apply for a the application scholarship or who application deadline of the require a letter deadline of scholarship confirming admission the programme for the scholarship scholarship programme programme General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 51. ADVICE FOR APPLICATION REGISTER as soon as possible, ALSO when you have not yet finished BSc Start IELTS-test or TOEFL as soon as possible Obey given deadlines (depends on programme!) Submit ‘all documents’ BEFORE 1 DECEMBER 2011 if you want to apply for scholarships (start date programme September) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 52. COSTS 2010/2011 Tuition fee (EU-nationals) €1,713 per year Tuition fee (non-EU/EEA) €10,000 / €12,500 per year Accommodation, study material and about €700 - €900 per living costs month Information about several scholarships is available atwww.graduate.utwente.nl General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 53. UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE OFFERS: Excellent English taught education for BSc, MSc and PhD degrees: Times Higher Education World University Ranking: place 185! Entrepreurship and Innovation in all programmes: Full support for starting up your own business – more than 700 Spin-Off companies in the last ten years. Beautiful unique campus: great facilities, relatively low living costs. International student association of your country: http://www.utwente.nl/internationalstudents/campuslife/ General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 54. SPINOZA PRIZE 2009 (SEE NOTES BELOW!) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 55. THE CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS SCIENCE AWARD 2009 General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 56. SIMON STEVIN MASTER PRIZE 2009 AND ROYAL HONOUR General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 57. CAMPUS UNIVERSITY TWENTE Fastest ICT network in Europe • Surface area:150 ha Campus-wide wireless • 2,200 residences for students and internet staff Clean room lab (biggest in • Over 100 buildings Europe) • Extensive sports and cultural High pressure lab facilities Virtual reality labs • Library • Cafes and restaurants • Shopping centre • Hotel General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 58. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 59. CONTACTOwn contact details!www.utwente.nl/enwww.graduate.utwente.nlEmail: study@utwente.nl General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 60. Thank you for your attention !Discussion on mutual interests ? General Introduction to the University of Twente

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