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General Introduction to the University of Twente
GENERAL INTRODUCTIONNAME AND TITLE
PROFILE OF THE UNIVERSITY Research University Science and Engineering, Management and Society Entrepreneurial Universit...
General Introduction to the University of Twente
Study and ResearchSports and Leisure                         Work and Pleasure                              General Introd...
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE IN DETAIL Founded in 1961 as the                              ~9000 students  youngest of 3 Dutch Te...
STUDENT NUMBERS 2010Bachelor                  5936Master                    2477Premaster                 536International...
FOCUS IN PARTNERSHIPS Federation of Dutch universities of technology - 3TU Founding member of the European Consortium of...
INTERNATIONALISATION• Limited number of target countries• Per country, only a few high quality partner universities• Stric...
INTERNATIONAL CONTACTS ECIU-partners Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia Dalian University of Technology, China...
VALORIZATION IN BUSINESS AND SCIENCE PARKS                                                  Business & Science Park Univer...
ENTREPRENEURIAL UNIVERSITYResults in:   Highest spin-off ratio in the Netherlands   700 spin-off companies in 20 years  ...
RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE                   General Introduction to the University of Twente
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE IN TOP 10 OF EUROPEANTECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES (SCI) Institute for Nanotechnology (Mesa+) Institute fo...
MESA+ INSTITUTE FOR NANO-ELECTRONICS:FUNDAMENTALS                µSPA                                                •Smal...
NANO-MEDICINE                General Introduction to the University of Twente
LAB-ON-A-CHIP FOR QUICK VIRUS DETECTION                               Ymeti, Kanger, Subrumanian                          ...
MIRA: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING / TECHNICAL                   MEDICINEFocus changesfrom molecules, via tissue and organs to p...
NEURODEGENERATION IN SUBSTANTIA NIGRA (SN) - LOSS OF DOPAMINE(IDIOPATHIC) PARKINSON’S DISEASE                             ...
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY1. Wireless & Sensor Systems2. Applied Science of Services   for Information Socie...
INTEGRATED SECURITY AND PRIVACY              IN A NETWORKED WORLD              (ISTRICE)Example: 3D FACE RECOGNITION:• To ...
DEPENDABLE SYSTEMS & NETWORKS(DSN)Development and application of methods andtechniques to make dependable ICT systems(comm...
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING                    General Introduction to the University of Twente
MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS, HUMANOID ROBOTS,EMBEDDED CONTROL                  General Introduction to the University of Twente
ROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY                   General Introduction to the University of Twente
FACES OF WATER ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT                                             Polymeric Microsieve                ...
SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT  WATER MANAGEMENTRiverbed dynamics                            Bed forms at the                    ...
MOLECULAR SEPARATION BY MEMBRANES    Polymeric Microsieve                           General Introduction to the University...
General Introduction to the University of Twente
ELECTRICITY FROM WASTE WATER                  General Introduction to the University of Twente
RISK MANAGEMENT Development of a methodology for the implementation of risk assessment and spatial decision support system...
INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING AND SOCIETALRESEARCH                   General Introduction to the University of Twente
OVERVIEW ACTIVITIES CSTM•   Multi-disciplinary teaching     - Bachelor: minor Sustainable development in North-South      ...
JOINT RESEARCH PROPOSALS• Impacts of energy access to Small and  Medium Scale Enterprises• Diffusion of Energy efficiency ...
Education programmes in English
GRADUATE EDUCATION AT UT                  General Introduction to the University of Twente
SCHOOLS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty of Engin...
MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE FACULTY OFELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS ANDCOMPUTER SCIENCE Applied Mathematics Computer Sci...
MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE FACULTY OFENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY Civil Engineering and Management Construction Management and Engi...
MSC PROGRAMMES ATTHE FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Applied Physics Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Nan...
MSC PROGRAMMES ATTHE FACULTY OF BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES Communication Studies Educational Science and Technology Philosoph...
MSC PROGRAMMES AT THE SCHOOL OFMANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE Business Administration Business Information Technology Enviro...
ITC - INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE ANDEARTH OBSERVATION                                         ITC...
PHD PROGRAMMES / DOCTORAL CANDIDATESAcceptance and execution is responsibility of research group   (chair)PhD Project: 4 y...
POST-DOC POSITIONS  React on vacancies    www.utwente.nl/vacancies  Act yourself; initiate a position    through KNAW-SP...
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION MASTER PROGRAM1.       A relevant undergraduate degree2.       Sufficient mastery of English   ...
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION (GENERAL)1.   Fill in the application form on the website     www.graduate.utwente.nl2.   Comple...
APPLICATION FORM PROCEDURE www.graduate.utwente.nl Request for password Sign in within 72 hours Submit en OK applicati...
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Certified copies of BSc diploma, transcripts and/or grade  lists Academic IELTS/TOEFL-IBT test score...
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION                             Start September Start FebruaryInternational students not   1 June    ...
ADVICE FOR APPLICATION REGISTER as soon as possible, ALSO when you have not yet  finished BSc Start IELTS-test or TOEFL ...
COSTS 2010/2011  Tuition fee (EU-nationals)                        €1,713 per year  Tuition fee (non-EU/EEA)              ...
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE OFFERS: Excellent English taught education for BSc, MSc and PhD degrees:  Times Higher Education Wor...
SPINOZA PRIZE 2009 (SEE NOTES BELOW!)                    General Introduction to the University of Twente
THE CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS SCIENCE AWARD 2009                   General Introduction to the University of Twente
SIMON STEVIN MASTER PRIZE 2009 AND ROYAL HONOUR                    General Introduction to the University of Twente
CAMPUS UNIVERSITY TWENTE Fastest ICT network in  Europe                              • Surface area:150 ha Campus-wide w...
General Introduction to the University of Twente
CONTACTOwn contact details!www.utwente.nl/enwww.graduate.utwente.nlEmail: study@utwente.nl                          Genera...
Thank you for your attention !Discussion on mutual interests ?                           General Introduction to the Unive...
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  1. 1. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  2. 2. GENERAL INTRODUCTIONNAME AND TITLE
  3. 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. 4. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  5. 5. Study and ResearchSports and Leisure Work and Pleasure General Introduction to the University of Twente
  6. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 11. VALORIZATION IN BUSINESS AND SCIENCE PARKS Business & Science Park University of Twente Campus General Introduction to the University of Twente
  12. 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. 13. RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE General Introduction to the University of Twente
  14. 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. 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. 16. NANO-MEDICINE General Introduction to the University of Twente
  17. 17. LAB-ON-A-CHIP FOR QUICK VIRUS DETECTION Ymeti, Kanger, Subrumanian Ostendum (spin-off company) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  18. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 23. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING General Introduction to the University of Twente
  24. 24. MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS, HUMANOID ROBOTS,EMBEDDED CONTROL General Introduction to the University of Twente
  25. 25. ROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY General Introduction to the University of Twente
  26. 26. FACES OF WATER ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT Polymeric Microsieve General Introduction to the University of Twente
  27. 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. 28. MOLECULAR SEPARATION BY MEMBRANES Polymeric Microsieve General Introduction to the University of Twente
  29. 29. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  30. 30. ELECTRICITY FROM WASTE WATER General Introduction to the University of Twente
  31. 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. 32. INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING AND SOCIETALRESEARCH General Introduction to the University of Twente
  33. 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. 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. 35. Education programmes in English
  36. 36. GRADUATE EDUCATION AT UT General Introduction to the University of Twente
  37. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 54. SPINOZA PRIZE 2009 (SEE NOTES BELOW!) General Introduction to the University of Twente
  55. 55. THE CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS SCIENCE AWARD 2009 General Introduction to the University of Twente
  56. 56. SIMON STEVIN MASTER PRIZE 2009 AND ROYAL HONOUR General Introduction to the University of Twente
  57. 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. 58. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  59. 59. CONTACTOwn contact details!www.utwente.nl/enwww.graduate.utwente.nlEmail: study@utwente.nl General Introduction to the University of Twente
  60. 60. Thank you for your attention !Discussion on mutual interests ? General Introduction to the University of Twente
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