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Drs. W.J.H.M. (Maarten) van den DungenHead of Education Marketing

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a young university, founded in 1956 by industry, local government and academia. Today, their spirit of collaboration is still at the heart of the university community.

TU/e is a research-driven university of international standing, where excellent research and excellent education go hand in hand. The university focuses on a balanced approach towards education, research, and valorization of knowledge in the areas of engineering science and technology.

The university educates students and advances knowledge in science & technology for the benefit of humanity. It integrates education and research to enable its students and scientists to become thought leaders and to design and achieve the unimaginable. In close collaboration with its public and private partners, Eindhoven translates its basic research into meaningful solutions.

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International andmulticultural

Eindhoven University of Technology knows that diversity is a strength. That is it creates a diverse, multicultural community on campus, with a growing number of international students and staff from countries around the world. Conversely, the university also encourages its students to do coursework or an internship abroad.

TU/e invests in knowledge exchange and partnerships with important international universities and institutes. It is also a member of a number of important networks, aimed at exchanging knowledge and best practices in research and education.

These connections also make it much easier for TU/e students to take courses or do an internship at one of these universities and institutes.

Eindhoven University of Technology’s partners includes National University of Singapore, KU Leuven, North Eastern University, Johannes Keppler Universitat, Zhejiang University, Technical University of Denmark, Jiao Tong University, amongst others.

Mission and Values

The mission of TU/e is to educate students and to advance knowledge in science and technology for the benefit of humanity. Through excellence in research and education, TU/e strives to make a positive impact on society and on sustainability on a global scale.

4 core values represent TU/e stand for:

  • Personal: We stand for our people. We take care of each other and believe in personal attention. Our small community embraces all and thrives on collaboration and regard for others
  • Open - We are an open and welcoming community. We believe in open science and doing our part in solving societal challenges.
  • Engaged - We stand for the future. We play our part in creating a sustainable world, leading by example. We engage with others, both inside and outside the Brainport region: we are a partner to rely on
  • Curious - We give room to talent and cherish scientific curiosity and creativity

Scientific curiosity with a hands-on mentality


of scientific publications created in collaboration with industry


of TU/e's revenue is contract research funding from different sources (private and public)

Established in the 1950’s, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has always had strong values: optimism, collaboration and a dedication to society. These values helped Brainport Region Eindhoven flourish, and resulted in the university being ranked number 1 by Times Higher Education Ranking for collaboration with industry.

The university publications have high citation scores, consortia it is part of have won prestigious grants and its researchers receive scientific accolades on a regular basis. This distinguishing excellence is based on TU/e’s three-pillar strategy: attracting talent, using a multidisciplinary approach and providing a stimulating research environment.

Societal challenges on Health, Energy and Smart Mobility are the driving force for TU/e research. The university’s research institutes, Eindhoven Artificial Intelligence Systems Institute (EAISI), Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems (EIRES), Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS) and the Eindhoven Hendrik Casimir Institute (EHCI) combine the strengths of the university with industry needs and government strategy. TU/e researchers play an important role in new products and companies in the Brainport area and all over the world.

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