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Discover the top reasons for why you should consider coming to Delft University of Technology
Established in 1842, TU Delft is nowadays ranked among the top universities of technology in the world (#18, QS). TU Delfts excellent research and education standards are backed by outstanding facilities, research institutes and research schools. TU Delft maintains close links with (inter)national industry, a strategic alliance contributing to the relevance of its academic programmes and career prospects for its graduates.
The student body is made up of over a 100 nationalities. The university has partnerships with more than thirty universities all over the world, enabling students and researchers to increase their international experience through cooperation and exchange. TU Delft is also a member of the prestigious IDEA league of five leading engineering universities in Europe (Imperial College London, ETH Zürich, ParisTech and RWTH Aachen).
TU Delft disseminates its knowledge by training highly qualified knowledge workers and by stimulating the application of research results (knowledge as capital). Its programmes are internationally attractive. One of the driving aims behind the vision is to attract and utilise a variegated pool of talent. Education and research, both important prerequisites for knowledge transfer, are interwoven and harmonised.
NVAO independently assesses the quality of higher education in Flanders and the Netherlands. All of TU Delfts educational programmes are accredited by NVAO and therefore meet the European quality standards. Alongside the national accreditation system, many of TU Delfts education programmes are recognized as substantially equivalent to the best programmes in the USA by the American Board of Engineering & Technology (ABET).
We take good care of our students. The campus offers a broad range of sports and culture facilities. Each MSc programme has its own student society, which has a role in the quality of teaching but also organizes leisure activities. Our career centre helps students with their next steps in their careers before, during and after their studies.
The range of extra services for international MSc-students is extensive:
- for non-EU students the university mediates in your visa application and arranges your obligatory health and liability insurance
- we help to arrange housing for all international students
- Dutch language courses
- airport meet and greet service
- a special introductory programme during which you will get an introduction to living in the Netherlands and to the educational system of TU Delft. Moreover, you will meet your fellow students and we will help you arrange all kinds of practical matters
In 2010 Delft University of Technology won Nuffics orange carpet award for its large diversity of academic, social and cultural activities for international students.
Delft is an interesting and attractive historic town located between the larger cities of The Hague and Rotterdam. Those two cities are within a 15-minute journey by train. European capitals as Amsterdam, London and Paris are favorite student destinations during their stay in Delft. Looking at the ancient canals lined with merchants houses, the old churches and the amazing town hall, you can see that the citys history is still very much alive. At the same time it remains a very modern, safe and vibrant city. Ten percent of Delfts inhabitants are students and the university has attracted a large number of technology-oriented companies.
In Delft you will find many things to enjoy student life. The city has numerous cafés, pubs, a big cinema and a theatre. There is an abundance of reasonably priced (internationally oriented) restaurants. Every Thursday and Saturday there is a market at the central market square.
Developing and creating innovative ideas can also take place outside of your study programme. Delft offers all students great opportunities to start your own company or to participate in one of the universitys exciting students projects. Examples are the Nuna Solar Car, the Formula Zero racing team, or Dare, the group of students building and launching rockets.
Student societies organise cultural, sporting and political activities. Joining a student society is a great way of getting to know people. These societies also encourage personal development as they give you the opportunity to help organise the activities being arranged for students. You will find an overview of all Delft student societies on the website of the Verenigingsraad (or VeRa), the coordinating body for Delft student societies.
Every programme at TU Delft has its own study association. A study association represents student interests, organises programme-based activities, such as study trips and excursions, and provides entertainment. Members of a study association usually benefit from substantial discounts on the textbooks
The City of Delft Delft has a reputation for being a friendly city; bars and terraces along the canals and on the city squares, quirky shops, affordable restaurants and great cinemas. It is easy to find your way around as everything is close together. Delft is bursting with activity from spring right through to autumn, including music festivals and street theatre.
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