University Of Twente, Netherlands

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The University of Twente is оnе оf the Netherlands finest institutions of higher learning, it wаѕ founded in 1961 as the TechnischeHogeschool Twente. It is the third higher vocational institute of technology to become a university in Netherlands. University of twente was first referred to as Universiteit Twente in 1986, ѕinсе then it hаѕ grown into a big university in Netherlands. This university is the only campus university in Netherlands with five faculties with over 9,000 students.

Thе University is situated at Enschede, Netherlands. It was built on the former estate of Drienerlo, located in between Hengelo and Enschede.

The University sets importance on the useful application of knowledge in the society.


University of Twente iѕ probably one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. In the year 2016,the University of twente was ranked number 127th in the whole of Europe, it was also 215th overall in the world and 75th in Europe by the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities in 2016. It was ranked 177th in the world by the QS World University Ranking and 301-400 overall by The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016,it was also ranked 153rd overall in the world by The 2017 Times Higher Education World University Ranking also 82nd overall in the world in the field of Engineering and technology, and 61st in the field of Computer Science.

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Tuition fees

Basically, two types of tuition fees are applied in the University of Twente and they include; The Statutory Tuition fee and the Institutional Student fee. The Statutory tuition fee is meant for citizens from the European Economic area(EEA) and also citizens under any country from the European Union(EU),The fee is Subsidized & determined by the Dutch government, but doesn’t apply to Masters programme and some EU/EEA Countries. While the Institutional Tuition Fee, the students pay higher fee because the Dutch government do not fund the universities for Non-EU students. Instalmental payment is allowed and a student can pay instalmentally up to five times per academic year.

Below is a a table showing tuition fees by faculties in the university:

Behavioural,Management and Social sciences (BMS) 7,775 2,006
Engineering Technology (CTW) 8,885 2,006
Electrical Engineering,Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS / EWI) 8,885 2,006
Science and Technology (TNW) 8,885 2,006
Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) 7,775 2,006

Cost of Living in Enschede Netherland

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.77
12 eggs, large 2.51
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 4.29
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole milk 0.89
combo meal in a fast food restaurant(big mac meal) 7
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.95
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.09
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.38
1kg (2 lb) of apples 1.32
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in Normal area 626
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 139
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 25

Please note that the University of Twente provides Accomodation only for students who have succeded in completing their visa application and also applied for housing.The accommodation and local housing officers make sure they provide accommodation for students who have met the requirements because the accommodations are not many.

Monthly ticket public transport 66
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.53
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90

However, the total cost of studying at the University of Twente is between €9.500 – €10.500 that is if the student is going to live on the campus.

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