Delft University of Technology
Delft University of Technology

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    Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, Netherlands
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    +31 15 278 9111
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Considered as the oldest Dutch Technological University, Delft University is located in the city of Delft, Netherlands. The University dates back to the year 1842. It came into existence when King William founded The Royal Academy with the aim of training civil servants and Engineers. The organization acquired the status of a university in 1986.

Regarded as one of the largest and the oldest University Of Netherlands specializing in Technology, Delft University is home to more than 15,000 students. Comprising a community of international students, the university includes 8 academic faculties. Offering over 10 undergraduate and more than 30 postgraduate programs in numerous areas ranging from science and engineering to design, it also consists of various research institutions.

The teaching staff of the University includes more than 3,000 scientists and around 2,000 full-time faculty members. Collaborations with government, industry and trade associations help faculty at TU Delft to impart knowledge based on critical thinking and analytical skills.

The University prides itself on being a creative and forward-looking institution with an international perspective, where the approach of teamwork for problem-solving is emphasized. TU Delft also offers more than 100 creative and sports programs through its Culture and Sports Centre.

Alumni network of the University includes more than 45,000 members across the globe. Notable alumni of TU Delft comprises Noble Prize Winners like Simon van der Meer and Heike Kamerlingh Onnes. Degree programs help students to carry out research programs and internships organized by the University to prepare students to head into the graduate employment market.

As one of the best training grounds of engineers across the globe, TU Delft is a source of technological breakthroughs and innovation working as a catalyst for economic growth and innovation.