Graduate School

Post-Bachelor education at Eindhoven University of Technology is provided by the TU/e Graduate School: 15 graduate programs each focused on a specific field of research. A graduate program consists of one or more Master programs with the possibility to continue with a Technological Designer or PhD program in the same field.

Master's programs
Eindhoven University of Technology offers 22 Master programs and 7 special Master's tracks. The difference between programs and special tracks is in their formal status. The relatively new special tracks have not yet been recognized by the government as independent programs. If you graduate in one of these special Master's tracks, you will receive the diploma of the corresponding recognized Master's program.

Designer's programs
If you are considering a career in industry or business after you graduate, then it is worth knowing that you can get an excellent preparation for it at the 3TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute. You will follow a two-year program as a trainee technology designer.

PhD
If you decide to study for a doctorate, this title will give you a sound basis for a scientific career. A doctoral study lasts four years. Doctoral candidates are employed by TU/e.

Graduate School

Post-Bachelor education at Eindhoven University of Technology is provided by the TU/e Graduate School: 15 graduate programs each focusing on a specific field of research. A graduate program consists of one or more Master’s programs with the possibility to continue with a Technological Designer (PDEng) or PhD program in the same field. This offers you the chance to specialize within a research discipline along with the freedom to decide on your research project and how you want to flesh it out. So after you have completed your Master’s, you can opt for a designer program within that domain or apply for a suitable PhD position or even to start a career in industry.

Master's Programs

Eindhoven University of Technology offers 22 Master’s programs and 9 special Master's tracks. The difference between programs and special tracks is in their formal status. The relatively new special tracks have not yet been recognized by the Dutch government as independent programs. Therefore when you graduate in one of these special Master's tracks, you will receive the diploma of the corresponding recognized Master's program.

Designer's Programs (PDEng)

If you are considering a career in industry or business after you graduate, it is worth knowing that you can get an excellent preparation for it at the 3TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute. You will follow a two-year program as a trainee technology designer.

PhD Programs

If you have obtained a Master’s degree you can decide to do a PhD, which means you choose to get more deeply involved in research and you are at the beginning of a scientific career. The TU/e Graduate School offers you an extensive range of PhD programs across all departments of the university. Over a period of four years you develop the capability to carry out independent research. Under the supervision of a professor, you work on a topic that fascinates you and into which you carry out further research. That means you need plenty of curiosity and motivation to increase the depth of your research topic.