A great start to a beautiful career

Graduate School

You will find all post-bachelor’s degree programs at TU/e in our Graduate School: master’s degree programsPDEng programs and PhD programs. Each is focused on a specific field of research. The combination of at least one master’s degree program and matching PDEng or PhD program is known as a Graduate Program.

Master’s degree program

  • 2 years

  • 120 ECTS

  • Internship 30 to 45 ECTS

  • International experience ≥ 15 ECTS

PDEng program

  • 2 years

  • 60 ECTS in courses

  • 60 ECTS in internships

  • MSc degree required

PhD program

  • 4 years

  • Independent research project

  • MSc degree required

Pre-Master programs

Not all prior education qualifies you to start a TU/e master’s degree program. 

If you have: 

  • a Dutch HBO diploma 
  • a TU/e bachelor’s degree diploma in a different field 
  • a bachelor’s diploma from a different Dutch university 

you may be able to make up your deficiencies with one of our pre-master programs.  

HBO-TOP minor

If you are currently studying at a Dutch HBO and you already know which master’s degree program you want to follow at TU/e, take a look at the HBO TOP minor. That program may make it easier to enroll in your preferred master’s degree program. 

Basic course in mathematics

The math requirements at TU/e are high. In order to get well-prepared, you can prepare yourself with a basic course in mathematics.

Honors Academy

If you are always striving for excellence, thrive under the strictest of deadlines and want to get a head start on building a professional network, consider joining the TU/e Honors Academy


Life-long learning as alumnus

As a TU/e graduate, you have life-long access to the latest knowledge and insights from our Departments. Our Alumni Services offer courses, lectures, activities and more.