The school says: With a history of over 170 years of excellence in research and education, TU Delft has established itself as one of the leading technical universities in Europe, as demonstrated in the yearly world university rankings. TU Delft is positioned at no. 17 in the world ranking in the Engineering & Technology subject of the QS ranking in 2015. We have 20.000 students on campus and 600.000 online students who are studying MOOCs. TU Delft is a partner in Edx, a collaboration of institutes like Harvard and MIT for online education.
By combining the expertise of our world-class academic staff with our advanced learning facilities, Our partnerships with the business community ensure that the knowledge you gain can be applied in the real world. This is why our students choose TU Delft: they find appropriate employment easily or become successful entrepreneurs. With over 100 nationalities and 25% of our students being international students, we can honestly say that your students will become part of a truly international community. And with partnerships with more than thirty universities all over the world and our close links with (inter)national industry, we enable our students to further increase their international experience. TU Delft knows a binding recommendation on the continuation of studies (BSA). This means that you will have to gain a minimum of 45 (of 60) ECTS credits during the first year of studies in order to be allowed to proceed to the second year. So, why should you choose the TU Delft?
We are even ranked in the 6th place in Engineering in Europe-
We have strong connections with industries like Shell and Microsoft. You study in an international environment. We have a lot of study facilities, like a flight simulator and a water lab.
We offer a good balance between theory and practice. We have 3 English-taught bachelor programs. With a TU Delft master degree, you can work all over the world. You can enjoy one of the student projects like the Nuna or the Dut Racing team.
The International Office provides an introductory program for international students, Friday evening international student nights, and several excursions within the Netherlands throughout the year. Delft also offers study associations, which are groups connected to the student's academic department, that offer academic and social opportunities throughout the year. Students can join the Sports Center for 95 euros per year. They offer fitness classes, yoga, endurance sports, martial arts, climbing, and skateboarding, as well as 40 sports clubs. For around 70 euros per year, students can join the culture center which offers classes in various cultural activities including sculpting, dance, media, theater, and music. They also house the five different cultural student associations.
Housing can be hard to find in Delft. The International Office helps international students arrange housing, but there is no housing guarantee. There are private and shared accommodations ranging from 450-600 euros per month.