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  • 1. University of Twente (UT) Dr. Efthymios Constantinides Assistant Professor Marketing / E-Media School of Management and Governance University of Twente [email_address]
  • 2.
    • Three major cities:
    • Enschede (154.000)
    • Hengelo (81.000)
    • Almelo (72.000)
    TWENTE Population 620.000 Two Champions
  • 3.
    • Science and Engineering, Management and Society
    • Research University
    • Entrepreneurial University
    • Knowledge transfer
    • The Campus University
    • PROFILE OF THE UNIVERSITY
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 4.
    • Founded in 1961 as the youngest of 3 Technical Universities
    • Combines technical and social sciences
    • Major role in job creation
    • Entrepreneurial university:
      • 700+ spin-off companies
      • >7000 jobs created
      • 130 student companies
    • ITC merge by 2010
    • UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
      • ~9000 students
      • ~1000 PhD students
      • 10% foreign students
      • 20 Bachelor degree courses
      • (4 in English)
      • 30 Master degree courses (most in English)
      • 6 Faculties
        • Science & Engineering
        • Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
        • Engineering Technology
        • Behavioral Sciences
        • Management & Governance
        • ITC Geo Information Science
      • 4 Research Institutes
        • MESA+, MIRA, CTIT
        • IGS
  • 5. UT B&S Park
  • 6.  
  • 7.  
  • 8.  
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • Science and Technology
    • Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Technical Medicine, Nanotechnology
    • Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Telematics, Computer Science, Human-Media Interaction, Mechatronics, Embedded Systems, Systems and Control
    • Engineering Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design Engineering, Civil Engineering and Management, Construction Management and Engineering, Sustainable Energy Technology
    • Management and Governance
    • Industrial Engineering and Management, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Public Administration, European Studies, Business Information Technology
    • Behavioral Sciences
    • Educational Science and Technology, Psychology, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Science Education and Communication, Communication Studies, Social Systems and Evaluation Research
    • Geo Information Science
  • 11.
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Embedded Systems (3TU)
    • Human Media Interaction
    • Systems and Control (3TU)
    • Telematics
    • MSC PROGRAMS AT THE FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 12.
    • Civil Engineering and Management
    • Construction Management and Engineering (3TU)
    • Industrial Design Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Sustainable Energy Technology (3TU)
    • Three year English Bachelor program:
    • Creative Technology
    • MSC PROGRAMS AT THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 13.
    • Applied Physics
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Nanotechnology
    • Three year English Bachelor program:
    • Advanced Technology
    • MSC PROGRAMS AT THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 14.
    • Communication Studies
    • Educational Science and Technology
    • Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
    • Science Education and Communication (in Dutch, 3TU)
    • MSC PROGRAMS AT THE FACULTY OF BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 15.
    • Business Administration (Also BSc in English)
    • Business Information Technology
    • Environmental and Energy Management
    • European Studies (Also BSc in English)
    • Health Sciences
    • Industrial Engineering and Management
    • Public Administration
    • MSC PROGRAMS AT THE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 16.
    • ITC - INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND 
    • EARTH OBSERVATION
    General Introduction to the University of Twente ITC is one of the world's foremost education and research institutes in the field of geo-information science and earth observation
  • 17.
    • RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 18.
    • Institute for Nanotechnology (Mesa+)
    • Institute for Medical and Biomedical Technology (MIRA)
    • Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    • Institute for Governance Studies (IGS)
    • UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE IN TOP 10 OF EUROPEAN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES (SCI)
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 19.
    • MESA+ INSTITUTE FOR NANO-ELECTRONICS: FUNDAMENTALS
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
    • Smaller then 100 nm
    • Quantum effects
    • New materials
    • Smaller then a cell
    • Multi components
    µSPA
  • 20.
    • NANO-MEDICINE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 21.
    • LAB-ON-A-CHIP FOR QUICK VIRUS DETECTION
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Ymeti, Kanger, Subrumanian Ostendum (spin-off company)
  • 22.
    • MIRA: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING / TECHNICAL MEDICINE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Focus changes from molecules, via tissue and organs to people in their surroundings
  • 23.
    • Wireless & Sensor Systems
    • Applied Science of Services for Information Society Technologies
    • Integrated Security & Privacy in a networked world
    • Natural Interaction in Computer-mediated Environments
    • Dependable Systems and Networks
    • Industrial Engineering & ICT (manufacturing, business, finance, traffic and transport)
    • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 24.
    • INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 25.
    • MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS, HUMANOID ROBOTS,
    • EMBEDDED CONTROL
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 26.
    • ROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 27.
    • FACES OF WATER ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 28.
    • WATER MANAGEMENT
    • SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Riverbed dynamics Bed forms at the North Sea (left) and user-functions of the North Sea (right)
  • 29.
    • MOLECULAR SEPARATION BY MEMBRANES
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 30. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 31.
    • ELECTRICITY FROM WASTE WATER
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 32.
    • RISK MANAGEMENT
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Development of a methodology for the implementation of risk assessment and spatial decision support systems for risk management
  • 33.
    • INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING AND SOCIETAL RESEARCH
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 34. Education programs in English
  • 35.
    • A relevant undergraduate degree 
    • Sufficient mastery of English
      • Academic IELTS, overall band score of at least 6.5
      • TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 90
    • REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION MASTER PROGRAM
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Please note: specific requirements for each program may apply (e.g. motivation letter)
  • 36.
    • Fill in the application form on the website www.graduate.utwente.nl
    • Complete any program specific requirements
    • Ensure all documents required are received by the UT
    • No application fee is charged
    • APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION (GENERAL)
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 37.
    • 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
    • APPLICATION FORM PROCEDURE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 38.
    • 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 required are
    • mentioned on the application form
    • (program specific)
    • REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 39.
    • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Start September Start February Students not requiring entry visa 1 June 1 November Students requiring entry visa 1 April 1 September International students who intend to apply for a scholarship or who require a letter confirming admission for the scholarship program 2 months before the application deadline of the scholarship program 2 months before the application deadline of the scholarship program
  • 40.
    • REGISTER as soon as possible, ALSO when you have not yet finished BSc
    • Start IELTS-test or TOEFL as soon as possible
    • Do not miss the deadlines (sometimes depend on the program!)
    • Submit ‘all documents’ BEFORE 1 DECEMBER 2011 if you want to apply for scholarships (start date program September)
    • ADVICE FOR APPLICATION
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 41.
    • Information
    • about Scholarship options is available at
    • www.graduate.utwente.nl
    • COSTS 2010/2011
    General Introduction to the University of Twente Tuition fee (EU-nationals) € 1,713 per year Tuition fee ( non-EU/EEA) € 10,000 / €12,500 per year Accommodation, study material and living costs about €700 - €900 per month
  • 42.
    • Excellent English education for BSc, MSc and PhD degrees:
      • Times Higher Education World University Ranking: place 185!
    • Entrepreurship and Innovation in all programs: 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 /
    • UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE OFFERS:
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 43.
    • Fastest ICT network in Europe
    • Campus-wide wireless internet
    • Clean room lab (biggest in Europe)
    • High pressure lab
    • Virtual reality labs
    • CAMPUS UNIVERSITY TWENTE
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
    • Surface area:150 ha
    • 2,200 residences for students and staff
    • Over 100 buildings
    • Extensive sports and cultural facilities
    • Library
    • Cafes and restaurants
    • Shopping centre
    • Hotel
  • 44. General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 45.
    • Dr. E. Constantinides
    • School of Management and Governance
    • University of Twente
    • Email: e.constantinides@utwente.nl
    • www.utwente.nl /en
    • www.graduate.utwente.nl
    • Email: study @ utwente.nl
    • CONTACT
    General Introduction to the University of Twente
  • 46. General Introduction to the University of Twente Thank you for your attention !