M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Twente (UT)

24 months
16500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Mechanical Engineering programme offered by the University of Twente (UT) will train you to be an expert who understands the entire process, from generating initial ideas to design and analysis, onward to the development of products, processes and systems, and maintenance and end of life recycling. 


The Mechanical Engineering programme offered by the University of Twente (UT) programme offers unique opportunities to combine various disciplines and will encourage you push the envelope of what is possible.

From large scale installations to precision medical devices, mechanical engineers put high-tech solutions in a human context. 


Mechanical Engineering graduates are well qualified to work in a wide range of companies in a variety of positions. Our recent graduates have generally found jobs in research & development or design & construction. In design teams, they take on the role of engineering specialist, integrator and they often serve as team leaders. A relatively high proportion of our graduates go on to manage other engineers in their first job.

The Master’s programme in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Twente offers students the opportunity to train specifically for one of these job categories. Skills-based learning is very much part of the University of Twente’s ethos.

The Mechanical Engineering programme has a reputation for excellence. Compared to other engineering programmes, our graduates are very satisfied with the training they received: 82% believe it gave them an excellent preparation for their career.


The programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Specializations included:

  • Aeronautics
  • Design & Manufacturing
  • Energy & Flow
  • High-Tech Systems & Materials
  • Maintenance Engineering & Operations
  • Personalised Health Technology 
  • Robotics

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

Required knowledge 

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering in Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautics.

Required information to prove that you fulfill our requirements:

  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records and overview of the grading system
  • CGPA of at least 75% of the maximum score, or your country's equivalent    
  • At least a score of 75% on the relevant subjects such as different Mathematic courses, Structural Dynamics, Heat & Flow, Thermodynamics, Materials, Statics & Strength of Materials, Production Methods and Machine Parts, Technical Design of Structures and Finite Element Methods
  • English summary of thesis (BSc and/or MSc)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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.


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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