24 months
16500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In this 2 years Applied Mathematics master’s at the University of Twente (UT) you will apply mathematics to challenging issues in the most diverse sectors, from technology to healthcare. 

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The research groups within Applied Mathematics  master’s at the University of Twente (UT)  have strong ties with companies that present you and your fellow students with all kinds of real-world issues. 

For instance, you may find yourself helping a hospital to reduce their waiting lists. In addition, you will have lots of contacts with relevant professors and research groups while fulfilling the role of junior researcher within your chosen research group.

You will work on relevant complex issues. Examples include modelling veins in the human body in order to search for causes of heart failure, developing models that can predict crime rates for different cities, or determining the most suitable location for a new fire station. With your research results and mathematical knowledge you will contribute to life-saving solutions.


After obtaining your master’s you will have plenty of job opportunities to choose from. You could opt for a career in healthcare, e.g. using mathematics to improve certain diagnostics, or employing mathematical neuroscience models to better understand how the human nervous system works. You could also work in the media industry, applying deep learning networks to achieve better social network filtering, or use your knowledge of algorithms and machine learning to create models for predicting earthquakes. 


The programm holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Functional Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Optimal Control 
  • Systems & Control
  • Applied Finite Elements 
  • Numerical Techniques for PDE

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 Mathematics, Econometrics, Statistics, Physics, Industrial Engineering or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Calculus (8-12 ECTS credits) and (linear) Algebra (5 ECTS credits) and Abstract Reasoning (5 ECTS credits).  

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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