24 months
16500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Embedded Systems programme offered by the University of Twente (UT) focuses on the design of embedded systems, e.g. system validation, quantitative evaluation of embedded systems, electronics, maths, embedded computer architecture and how to create a system on a chip. 

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The Embedded Systems programme offered by the University of Twente (UT)  features small groups, personal guidance and gives you the opportunity to broaden your horizons internationally. Embedded Systems at the University of Twente is also the highest rated Embedded Systems programme in the Netherlands.


Graduates have excellent career prospects. There’s a great need for engineers with skills that bridge the gap between hardware and software.


The programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Embedded Computer Architecture  
  • System Validation 
  • Quantitative Evaluation of Embedded Systems
  • Real-time Systems
  • Embedded Systems Laboratory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telematics/Telecommunication or an equivalent qualification.
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Computer Architectures/computer systems, Logic reasoning and formal methods, Digital Electronics, Operating Systems, Programming languages (C++ and others), Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Signals and Systems 
  • Knowledge of and experience with methods for scientific research and design

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Enschede

650 - 920 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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