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This university is located in Eindhoven, Netherlands. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
There have been many changes since the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) was established in 1956 as a Technische Hogeschool (Technical College). The university now has 9 departments and provides 11 Bachelor's degree programs, 1 special Bachelor's program, 20 Master's degree programs, 6 special Master's programs, 4 educational Master's programs (mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer science), 8 post-doctoral programs for technological designers (Professional Doctorate in Engineering, PDEng) and various post-doctoral courses and programs (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD).
In 2007 the TU/e has around 3000 employees, 240 professors, 7100 students, 190 PDEng students, 640 PhD students, 25,000 graduate engineers, 1200 graduate technological designers and 2300 PhDs. There are some 100 students' associations (social, sports, cultural and study-related) and 15 associations for graduates.
The TU/e has established a partnership with the Delft University of Technology and the University of Twente in the form of a Federation of Universities of Technology in the Netherlands which is at present being established. These three universities of technology are an important knowledge partner for industry and government in the field of advanced technology. They have an excellent scientific starting point among the top 20 European universities - with TU/e holding the number three position - and have a strong focus on the development and commercial application of knowledge. This partnership will be intensified in the coming years, and will initially promote the flow of students between the three universities from the bachelor's to the Master's programs. Together they will form the 3TU Graduate School in the field of Master's programs, the Institute of Science and Technology in the field of research, and the 3TU Innovation Lab in the field of commercialization of knowledge.
The TU/e is the commissioner of ten research schools recognized by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as two of the six top research schools in the Netherlands and one of the four top technological institutes. The TU/e forms part of the European CESAER, Santander and CLUSTER university networks, and has partnerships with universities around the world.
- can be found for you by TU/e (usually a single bedroom in a student house of 3-5 international students)
- can be found on your own
There is no on-campus housing at TU/e. However, the university will help you find accommodation in Eindhoven in rooms that belong to the housing corporation Vestide.
Exchange students who would like to apply for accommodation via the university should complete the annex of the Student Application Form (click here). After acceptance as an exchange student the TU/e accommodation office will process your housing application. One month before your arrival you will receive an e-mail with your address in Eindhoven and other relevant information. It is important that you return the Student Application Form at least 2 months before the start of the semester.
Masters students who would like to apply for accommodation via the university need to complete the confirmation statement that is sent to you in May. For more information about the housing mediation and for information on how to look for accommodation yourself, please visit www.tue.nl/accommodation.
- no meal plan
- many on-campus, reasonably-priced dining options
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
For Eindhoven's course catalog, click here.
Undergraduate programs are taught in Dutch, except for Industrial Design, which is taught in English. Graduate programs are taught in English.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
Eindhoven uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS):
1 ECTS credit = 0.714 GT credits
Eindhoven Grade = US Grade
8-10 = A
7 = B
6 = C
Promotion or P-verdict = Pass
5 = D
1-4 = F
Hold or H-verdict, Conditional or C-verdict = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.