In the Master’s program 20 EC are available for the externship. During this externship you will work on an individual project related to research. It is an introduction to and an exercise in participating to ongoing research. In most cases this externship is done prior to the graduation project. It is however possible to change the order after discussion with your mentor.
The externship (performed outside of the TU/e) gives you the opportunity to broaden your view on research. This externship is mostly performed at an international institution. Although not required, it is highly recommended by the department to go abroad for your externship.