About the University

Academic events

Dies Natalis

Every year the university celebrates its anniversity on the Dies Natalis mainly on the last Thursday of April.

Opening Academic Yearvideo

The opening of the academic year is a festive ceremony for students and employees.

Conferral of a doctorate

The doctorate is the highest Dutch degree that a scientific study will award. Its title is Doctor.

Inaugural speeches and valedictory lectures

At Eindhoven University of Technology it is a good custom for new professors to inform the academic community about the nature of the field of their... 

Holst Memorial Lecture

At the Holst Memorial Lecture an eminent scientist lectures on the development of applied sciences and its importance for industry and society.

Academic annual awards

With the academic annual awards, TU/e showcases its most promising students.

Marina van Damme Scholarship

Every year TU/e grants the Marina van Damme Scholarship to a promising, innovative female TU/e graduate.