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How can you diagnose diseases, such as cancer, at an early stage? Are there more sustainable ways to store energy? And how can you make a sensor that checks water pollution levels on a large scale? These important, societal questions all have one thing in common: nanotechnology might be the answer!

In this Master’s, you will learn to invent, design and develop innovative solutions on the extremely small nanoscale. You will combine disciplines such as physics, chemistry, electrical and biomedical engineering. The applications of nanotechnology are nearly endless, with three main application areas: Health, ICT, and sustainability. As a student, you will get access to the state-of-the-art NanoLab of the world-renowned MESA+ Institute, including one of the largest cleanrooms in Europe. Once graduated, you can continue with a PhD, or, fullfil a job at a high-tech company, creating new materials, technologies, or products in various sectors. Starting your own company is also an option!




Master of Science


2 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 17,000

€ 17,000


Application requirements

BSc degree in one of the fields of chemical engineering, applied physics, electrical engineering, materials engineering and advanced technology

CGPA of at least 75% of the maximum score

Clear motivation of goals.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 17,000
€ 17,000
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jul '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jul '25 1 May '25


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

John Monash Scholarships

Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) Scholarship

Professor De Winter Scholarship

UAF: Foundation for Refugee Students

University of Twente Scholarship (UTS)

NL Scholarship

The NL Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

GI Bill Scholarship (U.S. Veteran Affairs)

Liberation Scholarship Programme

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (U.S.A. Veteran Affairs)

DUO Tuition and Course Grant

Erasmus+ Master Loan Scheme

Erasmus+ Exchange (Australia)

Kipaji Scholarship

Fondo para el Desarrollo de Recursos Humanos (FIDERH)

New Holland Scholarship Australia

Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship

K.C. Mahindra Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies Abroad

The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation

The National Postgraduate Scholarship Programme - Oman

Colfuturo Loan Programme powered by University of Twente


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