Your start at the University of Twente
As a People-First university, we believe it is important to ensure that your brand new career starts smoothly.
A warm welcome at the University of Twente
To welcome you into our organisation in the best possible way and to familiarise you with our core values, we offer various onboarding facilities.
√ introduction meeting for new employees.
√ extensive introduction to your new colleagues.
√ plenty of options to organise your workplace optimally.
We help you to organise your visa
There are different types of residence permits, and the University of Twente determines which permit is required. To get a residence permit for work, you have to fulfil several conditions. The conditions differ for each residence permit.Click here for further information
Career support for partners
Is your partner as ambitious as you? We help you both to advance your careers with our Dual Career Support. This involves assisting new academic colleagues in building a social network or obtaining career advice. Also we are available to help you find a new job, volunteer work or other opportunities. We would be happy to tell you more during your application.
Welcome in the Netherlands
Bring your family with you
Are you and your family coming to the Netherlands? You may expect the best possible support from us. We help you arrange relocation, insurance and accommodation.Click here for tips
Us as an organisation
Learn more about the University of Twente as employer
- Our strategyAs a university, we want to take a leading role, giving direction and taking responsibility. Read more about the University of Twente strategies and culture.
- Our organisational structureWould you like to know more about the structure of our organisation and where you will end up? Click here for our organisation chart.
- Your first working dayFeel free to take a look at the UT’s Service Portal. This contains all information for UT employees, both existing and new.