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.

  • Visa
    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
  • Dual Career
    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.

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