Delft University of Technology was established in 1842 in Delft, Netherlands.The University counts as one of the best universities for engineering and technology worldwide. The University has three officially recognized research institutes: Research Institute for the Built Environment, International Research Centre for Telecommunications-transmission and Radar, Reactor Institute and is also taking the lead in ten research schools. The university is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university. Delft University of Technology also known as TU Delft
Delft University of Technology comprises eight faculties: Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Industrial Design Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Technology, Policy and Management, Applied Sciences.
Delft University of Technology consists of more than 21,300 students from which, 11,400 are Undergraduates, 9,900 Graduates, and more than 2,000 are Doctoral Students. The university has 437 faculty members, with more than 3,375 academic staff. The responsibility of professors is lecturing, guiding undergraduate and graduate students, as well as performing original research in their respective fields. The student to faculty ratio is 6.
Delft University of Technology has created a Botanical Garden where, over 7000 different species of plants, including tropical and subtropical plants, herbs, and ornamental plants are available. The university has also constructed a Library, a Sports Centre, and three Museums associated with the university: Science Centre Delft, Mineralogy-geology museum and Beijerinck en Kluyver archive. The university aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. For that reason, it has established several scholarship programmes specifically designed to offer talented and motivated international students the opportunity to pursue a degree at TU Delft.
Notable Alumni: Gerard Philips (Philips), Cornelis Lely (Afsluitdijk), Prince Bernhard (prince of the Netherlands)
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