Why study Automotive Technology in Eindhoven?
About eighty percent of the automotive industry in the Netherlands is located in the Brainport Eindhoven region. This concentration of expertise is likely to continue to develop in the future. Together with the research done at the Eindhoven University of Technology and the partnerships with the automotive industry, the TU/e is the place to start your career in the automotive industry.
Above that, studying Automotive Technology in Eindhoven implies high-tech research and educational facilities. A unique automotive laboratory for setting up experiments and simulations is present at the university.
Technological heart of the Netherlands
The Eindhoven region, also known as Brainport, is the technological heart of the Netherlands. The region is one of Europe's most innovative centers of advanced technology. TU/e works closely with many large and smaller high-tech companies. The region is home to companies like DAF, TomTom, Scania, Ginaf, Philips, ASML, NXP, Jumbo trailers, research institute TNO, the DAF Technical Centre and the HighTech Automotive Campus in Helmond. You are likely to come into contact with one of the region's high-tech companies during your studies, for instance via an internship, a project or guest lecturer. Find out more about the Dutch automotive industry: www.automotive-industry.nl.
The Automotive master's program offers graduates a sound basis for a career automotive industry. Besides a carreer in the industry you can also work in a research institute like TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) or the DAF Technical Centre. Graduates can, for example, work as an engineer, designer or as a project leader. The intensive cooperation between TU/e, automotive industry and research institutes provide graduates numerous career opportunities with these partners.