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Delft University of Technology

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Delft University of Technology History

Delft University of Technology is a technical university that is located in Delft, Netherlands. The university is one of the oldest universities of Delft as it was founded in the year 1842. The university was established by William II of the Netherlands. The sole purpose of establishing this university during that time was to educate civil servants. The first director of the university who was responsible for much of the development of the university was Antoine Lipkens. In 1864, it started as a Polytechnic School of Delft. Finally, in 1986, it changed its name to Delft University of Technology officially. Later on the university expanded and has two more branches in Eindhoven and Twente. The university also has three research institutes that are the famous Research Institute for the Built Environment, International Research Centre for Telecommunications-transmission and Radar, Reactor Institute. Delft University of Technology is also recognised as a top 10 engineering college in the world.

Delft University of Technology Programs, Courses and Schools

Delft University of Technology offers bachelor, masters, PhD, Minor, exchange, honors program, online and post academic and professional programs. The faculties under which all these courses are offered are as follows:

  • Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
  • 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

To know more: programmes

Delft University of Technology USP and Achievements

Delft University of Technology is also recognised as a top 10 engineering colleges in the world. The university also has three research institutes that are the famous Research Institute for the Built Environment, International Research Centre for Telecommunications-transmission and Radar, and the Reactor Institute. Some of the rankings and achievements of the university are as follows:

  • According to the QS World Ranking, the university has been ranked in top 57 globally. 
  • ARWU World ranked the university in 150 globally.
  • Reuters World ranked it in 60th position globally.
  • Some of the subjects of the university have also been ranked globally like: chemistry, engineering and technology, natural sciences, computer sciences and many others.

Delft University of Technology Notable Alumni

Delft University of Technology Notable Alumni are as follows:

  • Jacobus van 't Hoff: Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Simon van der Meer: Nobel prize in Physics
  • Jan Arnoldus Schouten: Tensor calculus
  • Willem Alberda van Ekenstein: Chemist
  • Adriaan van Wijngaarden: Developer of Van Wijngaarden grammar
  • Jaap Haartsen: Developer of Bluetooth
  • Erick van Egeraat: Architect
  • Adrian van Hooydonk: Dutch automobile engineer
  • Herman Hertzberger: Architect
  • Abdul Qadeer Khan: Pakistan nuclear program

Delft University of Technology Infrastructure and Services

Delft University of Technology Campus

Delft University of Technology Campus is well located in the city of Delft, Netherlands. The campus is closed to various other famous buildings, and restaurants and cafes. The campus is easily accessible by three kinds of mobility: commuter travel, business travel and international student travel. It is a sustainable development campus that has various resources and programs and also various projects going on in the camputo maintain a clean and green environment in the campus. The campus consists of around 50 buildings that are existent since 1960. There is also Food and Beverage team on the campus that works for the organic, plant-based, local and seasonal food. 

To know more about the campus: sustainability/operations

Delft University of Technology Library

Delft University of Technology Library is located in the middle of the campus and is easily accessible by the students and faculties. The library has 50,000 journals, 7,00,000 books in print, 1,40,000 ebooks. The library also has open spaces where students can study, work, meet and relax. The New Media Center at the library also allows the students to work with new media technologies. The services of the library are mentioned below:

  • Research Services
  • Education Services
  • Resources
  • Open spaces 

To know more tudelft.nl/library

Delft University of Technology Housing/ Accommodation Services

On-Campus: Delft University of Technology offers a good number of housing options to their students. There are three varieties of accommodations available at the campus like: private rooms, single rooms,and also couple accommodations. The housing options are all well furnished and has water facility, internet and fully furnished rooms. 

Housing rates: 

To know more: delft/support-for-international-employees

Off-Campus: The University helps the students in finding out accommodations nearby the campus. Students can look for off-campus accommodations here: tudelft.nl

Delft University of Technology Medical Services

Delft University of Technology Medical Services is provided through their healthcare center. The university provides health insurance to its students. In the Netherlands, there is exceptionally well medical facilities available to everyone. There is family doctor and general practitioner available at the campus. There is dentist, chemist, and also gynaecologist available at the campus. To know more: support-for-international-employees

Delft University of Technology Student Clubs

Students can be a part of a varied Delft University of Technology Student Clubs. The student clubs are formed keeping in mind the varied interests of the students. Students are advised by the university today join atleast one student club for gaining experience, making new friends and learning. These clubs organise events and various competitions throughout the year. Students get an opportunity to learn from their peer and at the same time enjoy the experiences. There are honor societies and clubs and organisations of the university. Student Life is really happening at the university. All the activities and events in detail can be checked here: svlife.nl/nl

Delft University of Technology Location

Delft University of Technology is located at Mekelweg 5, 2628 CD Delft, Netherlands.

Delft University of Technology Nearest Airports

Delft University of Technology Nearest Airports are as follows:

  • Rotterdam The Hague Airport
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Antwerp International Airport
  • Eindhoven Airport

Delft University of Technology Top Landmarks

Delft University of Technology Top Landmarks are as follows: 

  • Nieuwe Kerk
  • Markt
  • Old church
  • Molen de Roos
  • Maria van Jessekerk

Delft University of Technology International Students Information

Courses offered in Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology offers bachelor, masters, PhD, Minor, exchange, honors program, online and post academic and professional programs. 

Bachelor: education/programmes/bachelors

Masters: programmes/masters

PhD: education/programmes/phd

Minors: education/programmes/minors

Exchange: programmes/exchange

Honours programme:education/programmes/honours-programme

Online: extension-school

Post academic and professional: programmes/post-academic-professionals

Delft University of Technology Visa and Immigration

The requirements for Visa depends on the country the student is applying from and it also depends on the duration of the stay. Students can apply for Visa once their admission is confirmed by the university. Then the Visa will be confirmed by the Dutch government. Once it is confirmed by the government the Human Resources Services will contact the students for further procedures. To know more: support-for-international-employees

Delft University of Technology International Students Contact

Coordinator Student Exchange: Ms Elize van Dijk

+31 (0)15 2781355

[email protected]

For all other departments: exchange-students/contact

Student Life in Delft University of Technology

Student Society in Delft University of Technology

Students can be a part of a varied Delft University of Technology Student Clubs. The student clubs are formed keeping in mind the varied interests of the students. Students are advised by the university today join atleast one student club for gaining experience, making new friends and learning. These clubs organise events and various competitions throughout the year. Students get an opportunity to learn from their peer and at the same time enjoy the experiences. There are honor societies and clubs and organisations of the university. Student Life is really happening at the university. All the activities and events in detail can be checked here: svlife.nl/nl

Delft University of Technology Sports and Fitness

Delft University of Technology Sports and Fitness of the students is well taken care of by the fitness center of the university. Students can themselves create fitness program to improve their strength. There is also strength and conditioning department that has fitness trends like: Crossfit, Calesthenics and functional fitness. 

To know more: tudelft.nl

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Delft University of Technology Health and Wellbeing

Delft University of Technology Health and Wellbeing of the students is well taken care of by various departments of the university. There is student counselor, student psychologist available in the campus. Students can reach out to them whenever they face any difficultily. To know more about the services: studenten/welzijn-en-studie

Delft University of Technology Residential Life

Delft University of Technology Residential Life has a lot to offer their students. The housing services comes with all the facilities and basic amenities for a peaceful stay in the campus. Residential life gives the students an experience of home away from home. Students learn to live within a community. There are various activities being organised to bring the students together. There are also Resident Assistants handling the day to day management of the housing life. Students can reach out to them anytime. Residential life indeed gives the best experiences to the students.

For more information: international/housing

Delft University of Technology Food and Drink

Delft University of Technology Food and Drink options are as follows:

  • Cafe x
  • Faculty club tu Delft
  • Barbaar
  • Hanno cafe
  • Hummus Delft
  • De Kurk - lokaal proef festijn
  • Spijshuis De Dis
  • Sapori di Casa - The Fellowship TU Delft
  • Eetcafé de Ruif

Delft University of Technology Short-term Getaways

Delft University of Technology Short-term Getaways options are as follows:

  • Museum Prinsenhof Delft
  • Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
  • Vakantiepark Delftse Hout
  • Stadhuis van Delft (City Hall Delft)
  • Molen de Roos

Delft University of Technology Part-time Jobs

There is a platform called STUD that is completely run by the students that offers all kinds of jobs. More information available here: onderwijs/praktische-zaken/studie-studentenverenigingen

Student Safety in Delft University of Technology 

Student Safety in Delft University of Technology is a priority of the university. The university has buildings that has safety route plans. There is also provisions during emergency. For more information: student-portal/services/safety

Famous Courses in Delft University of Technology

Famous Courses in Delft University of Technology are as follows: 

  • Architecture
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Transportational Sciences
  • Marine/Ocean Engineering
  • Chemical engineering

Delft University of Technology Campus Recruitment

Process: Employers connect through various recruiting agencies to hire students. Know more: student/counselling/managing-your-career

Application Requirements

Application procedure is different for different departments that can be checked here: onderwijs/toelating-en-aanmelding

English proficiency requirements: 

A TOEFL score of at least 100 and a minimum score of 21 for each section (internet-based test)

IELTS overall band score of at least 7.0  and a minimum of 6.0 for each section.

Tuition and finance: collegegeld-en-financien

Application deadline: April 1

Application fee: €100

Delft University of Technology Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Delft University of Technology Application Requirements

3.2
GPA
36
IB
80
Percentage
60%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Netherlands. To be able to get a successful admission in Delft University of Technology in Netherlands students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Delft University of Technology Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: € 10,400                 
Postgraduate:  € 15,575

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Delft University of Technology Deadlines

 1st  July 2019

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

 

Delft University of Technology Rankings

Global

174
US News
61
QS
151 -200
Shanghai
75
Times Higher Education
52
Guardian
89
GTU Rank

Regional

Netherlands
9
US News
8 -9
Shanghai
1
Times Higher Education

Regional

Europe
68
US News
17
Times Higher Education
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