Why study Sustainable Energy Technology in Eindhoven?
The TU/e program provides students with a strong technology knowledge base in sustainable energy. Engineers can graduate in one of the fields of research the involved departments offer. Apart from technology, system integration is an important element of the program. It is found in both theory and project work. The international character of the program implies there are students of a wide range of nationalities. Sustainable Energy Technology engineers from Eindhoven are able to combine their academic based engineering knowledge with an understanding of the change processes in future energy supply.
World's top 20
Eindhoven University of Technology is in the world's top 20 institutes carrying out research into alternative energy, according to the report entitled ‘Alternative Energy Leadership Study' by the scientific publisher Elsevier.
Furthermore in 2010 the Eindhoven Energy Institute (EEI) is established. This TU/e institute is all about sustainable energy, seeking innovative alternatives and sparing the environment. Research at EEI will help pave the way towards a sustainable society.
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. 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.