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University of Twente

  • The University of Twente?s (UT) 3,000 scientists and professionals provide inspiring teaching through groundbreaking research for more than 9,000 students.The University is focused on entrepreneurship and the campus is home to around 100 businesses, including those that are student-run. The University has generated over 700 successful spin-off companies through Kennispark Twente ? the University?s business park.The campus is buzzing with activity. All education and research buildings are grouped together on an expansive area on the west side of Enschede. The campus is freely accessible, with plenty of cafes and restaurants selling a diverse range of food.

  • Enschede is a city of knowledge and education. It is home to the best music and culture in the east of the Netherlands. With a splendid array of shops and boutiques all clustered in and around De Oude Markt (Old Market Square), you can find everything you need in the city, including cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs.Enschede is also home to the popular football club, FC Twente.

  • The University of Twente?s sport and cultural facilities are unique. They host the world?s largest student think tank, ?Create Tomorrow? and run the largest student sports event, the ?Batavieren Race?.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.Undergraduate and Postgraduate. Any compatible discipline

Language requirements

Programs are taught in English and Dutch.

Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Aerospace engineering and aviation
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Business administration and Law
  • Business IT, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Career education
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Communication, journalism and media
  • Computer science
  • Construction and project management
  • Design innovation and technology
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Engineering management
  • Environment and planning
  • Environmental and sustainable engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Games and interactive media
  • Graphic and communication design
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial, furniture and product design
  • Information and security
  • Information technology
  • International studies
  • Management
  • Mathematics, statistics and analytics
  • Mechanical and automotive engineering
  • Mechatronics and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public policy
  • Software engineering
  • Surveying and geospatial sciences
  • Teacher education

Full time load





7.5 ECTS

RMIT Credit Points



The International Office at UT mediates for?furnished on-campus and off-campus accommodation?for students on behalf of three local housing providers: Acasa, Stadsweide, and the ITC International Hotel.

Health insurance

The Netherlands has a reciprocal health care agreement with Australia

Living cost

An exchange student from abroad will need a minimum of 8700 Euro per year to cover the costs of living and studying, including study material.

More information


Students from Australia do not need a provisional residence permit (visa or MVV in Dutch) to enter the Netherlands, however, if you are staying longer than 3 months, you need to apply for a residence permit (REV).The International Office will send students this information after they have received an exchange offer. For more information go to: http://www.utwente.nl/internationalstudents/visa/Please note that visa requirements are subject to change. Please seek advice from the Dutch Consulate/Embassy in your home country for the most updated information.

Further information is available here.

Partner grading scale

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