24 months
16250 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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The Industrial Engineering and Management programme offered by University of Twente (UT) will train you to design, control and optimize processes in complex organizations and businesses operating in a global context. In order to do this, you will learn to use mathematical modelling, computer simulations and advanced ICT.

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Do you believe that businesses and organizations today need creative, multidisciplinary managers who combine technological know-how with engineering and management skills? Do you see yourself taking on such a role, for example, in production and logistics, healthcare and/or financial engineering? Do you relish the prospect of using simulations, mathematical and/or statistical models to solve the problems and improve the performance of (international) organizations? If so, the two-year, Industrial Engineering and Management programme offered by University of Twente (UT)  is the right choice for you.


Professionals with a Master’s degree in IEM are in high demand on the job market, even in economically tough times. On average, our graduates have a job within one month of graduation; 95% have one within six months. Most of these jobs are challenging and well-paid.

As a graduate you may work in consultancy or research, or take up a management position with a commercial company or a government or healthcare organization. We have graduates working a very wide range of employers: UPS, Unilever, Toyota, Rabobank, HP, DSM, Coca Cola, Compaq, Swatch, Grolsch, KPN, GM, Shell, Philips – to mention a few. 


The programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure


  • Financial Engineering and Management
  • Healthcare Technology and Management
  • Production and Logistic Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Statistics and Probability, Mathematics. Specialization related topics: Operation Research, Simulation, Financial topics
  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • CGPA as mentioned in the UT’s Country list or at least a CGPA of 80% of the maximum score.
  • For candidates that received their Bachelor’s degree in a country ratified the Lisbon Convention, an equivalent to the Dutch VWO Matehematics B. You can find a list with equivalent diploma here.
  • Course descriptions of the courses which address mathematical topics and a reference list of literature of these courses.
  • GRE or GMAT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


The University of Twente offers excellent students the possibility to enrol in UT master’s programmes with a scholarship. These scholarships vary from government grants to funding by organizations or private persons. In addition, faculties and the University of Twente Scholarship Foundation (UTS) offer a limited number of scholarships to excellent students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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