The greatest challenges that await the world in the coming decades, have a lot of effect on the worldwide university landscape. Today's students are the global citizens of tomorrow, professionals that look for solutions to big social problems. The University of Twente is a young and enterprising university that prepares young people for the future. We accomplish this through innovative, attractive and future-focused education and through fulfilling a global function in technological and social research. The University of Twente is the place where talent development is maximized. Students and staff are the focus at the University of Twente. Together, 3,300 researchers and professionals work on pioneering research, relevant innovations and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students.