University of Twente


University of Twente

Infobox University| name = University of Twente
established = 1961
type = Public
rector = Prof. dr. Henk Zijm
motto = De ondernemende universiteit (The entrepreneurial university)
website = [http://www.utwente.nl/en www.utwente.nl/en]
city = Enschede
students = 7,059
staff = 1,352


country = The Netherlands

University of Twente (or Twente University) is a university located in Enschede, Netherlands. It was founded in 1961, and is unique in that it is the only campus type university in the country. The emphasis is mainly on technical subjects combined with sociocultural aspects. The name refers to the Twente region situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands.

The faculties of the University of Twente are primarily responsible for teaching and personnel, whereas the institutes are primarily responsible for research. As with most Dutch universities, most studies at the University of Twente also have a study association linked to them.

Research

Institutes

*Institute for Nanotechnology ( [http://www.mesaplus.utwente.nl/ MESA+] )
*BioMedical Technological Institute ( [http://www.bmti.utwente.nl/ BMTI] )
*Centre for Telematics and Informationtechnology ( [http://www.ctit.utwente.nl/ CTIT] )
*Institute for Behavioral Research ( [http://www.ibr.utwente.nl/ IBR] )
*Institute for Governance Studies ( [http://www.igs.utwente.nl/ IGS] )
*Institute of Mechanics, Processes and Control Twente ( [http://www.impact.utwente.nl/ IMPACT] )

Twente Student Review

In 2006 a unique student initiative emerged at the University of Twente: Twente Student Review ( [http://www.os.utwente.nl/tsr] ). The Review publishes work done by University of Twente students from all disciplines. The journal is edited and peer-reviewed by students. It appears quarterly.

Teaching

Faculties

*School of Management and Governance ( [http://www.smg.utwente.nl/ SMG] )
*Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science ( [http://www.eemcs.utwente.nl EWI] )
*Faculty of Engineering Technology ( [http://www.ctw.utwente.nl/en/ CTW] )
*Faculty of Behavioural Sciences ( [http://www.gw.utwente.nl/ GW] )
*Faculty of Science and Technology ( [http://www.tnw.utwente.nl/en/ TNW] )

Undergraduate Studies

(study association)

*Advanced Technology ( [http://www.astatine.utwente.nl S.V.A.T. Astatine] )
*Applied Mathematics ( [http://www.abacus.utwente.nl/ W.S.G. Abacus] )
*Applied Physics ( [http://www.arago.utwente.nl/ S.V. Arago] )
*Business & IT ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] , [http://www.stress.utwente.nl/ Stress] )
*Biomedical Technology ( [http://www.paradoks.utwente.nl/ S.V. Paradoks] )
*Business Administration ( [http://www.stress.utwente.nl/ Stress] ))
*Chemical Engineering ( [http://alembic.tnw.utwente.nl/ C.T.S.G Alembic] )
* [http://www.cit.utwente.nl/en/ Civil Engineering and Management] ( [http://www.concept.utwente.nl/ S.V. ConcepT] )
*Clinical Technology ( [http://www.paradoks.utwente.nl/ S.V. Paradoks] )
*Communication Studies (S.V. Communiqué)
*Computer Science ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )
*Educational Design, Management & Media (Dimensie)
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/index.html Electrical Engineering] ( [http://www.scintilla.utwente.nl/ E.T.S.V. Scintilla] )
*European Studies ( [http://www.sirius.utwente.nl/index.php?lang=en Sirius] )
*Health Sciences ( [http://www.sirius.utwente.nl/index.php?lang=en Sirius] )
*Industrial Design Engineering (S.G. Daedalus)
*Industrial Engineering and Management ( [http://www.stress.utwente.nl/ Stress] ))
* [http://www.wb.utwente.nl/en/ Mechanical Engineering] ( [http://www.isaacnewton.utwente.nl/index.php?lan=EN W.S.G. Isaac Newton] )
*Public Administration ( [http://www.sirius.utwente.nl/index.php?lang=en Sirius] )
*Psychology ( [http://www.dimensie.utwente.nl/ Dimensie] )
*Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society (W.T.S. Ideefiks)
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/index.html Telematics] ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )

Graduate Studies

Technical and Engineering Sciences

* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Applied Mathematics] (W.S.G. Abacus)
*Applied Physics ( [http://www.arago.utwente.nl/ S.V. Arago] )
*Biomedical Engineering ( [http://www.paradoks.utwente.nl/ S.V. Paradoks] )
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Business Information Technology] ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )
*Chemical Engineering (C.T.S.G. Alembic)
*Civil Engineering and Management (S.V. ConcepT)
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Computer Science] ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Electrical Engineering] ( [http://www.scintilla.utwente.nl/ E.T.S.V. Scintilla] )
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Embedded Systems]
*Environmental and Energy Management
*Geoinformatics
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Human Media Interaction] ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )
*Industrial Design Engineering
*Industrial Engineering and Management ( [http://www.stress.utwente.nl/ Stress] )
*Mechanical Engineering ( [http://www.isaacnewton.utwente.nl/ W.S.G. Isaac Newton] )
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Mechatronics]
*Nanotechnology
*Sustainable Energy Technology
*Technical Medicine ( [http://www.paradoks.utwente.nl/ S.V. Paradoks] )
* [http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/en/education/master/index.html Telematics] ( [http://www.inter-actief.utwente.nl/ I.C.T.S.V. Inter-"Actief"] )

Business and Social Sciences

*Business Administration ( [http://www.stress.utwente.nl/ Stress] )
*Chinese International MBA Programme
*Environmental and Energy Management
*European Studies
*Health Sciences
*Industrial Engineering and Management
*Public Administration
*Public Management
*Social Systems Evaluation and Survey Research

Behavioural Sciences

*Communication Studies (S.V. Communiqué)
*Educational Science and Technology
* [http://www.psts.utwente.nl/ Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society] ( [http://www.ideefiks.utwente.nl/ W.T.S. Ideefiks] )
*Psychology
*Research Master: Evaluation and Survey Research
*Social Systems Evaluation and Survey Research

University Presidents

* 1963 - 1967: Professor Gerrit Berkhoff
* 1967 - 1971: Professor Jo Vlugter
* 1971 - 1974: Professor Pieter Zandbergen
* 1974 - 1976: Professor Jan Kreiken
* 1976 - 1979: Professor Willem van Spiegel
* 1979 - 1982: Professor Harry van den Kroonenberg
* 1982 - 1985: Professor Wiebe Draijer
* 1985 - 1988: Professor Harry van den Kroonenberg (Second term)
* 1988 - 1992: Professor Jos de Smit
* 1992 - 1997: Professor Theo Popma
* 1997 - 2004: Professor Frans van Vught
* 2005 - present: Professor Henk Zijm

External links

* [http://www.utwente.nl/en/ Official Website]
* [http://wiki.student.utwente.nl/nl/wiki.php/Hoofdpagina Campuswiki] , the Dutch wiki for the campus community of the UT.
* [http://www.os.utwente.nl/tsr The university's student journal: Twente Student Review]


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