TU/e has a welcoming, open atmosphere where any student can feel at home. Not only do we have a challenging, personal and hands-on educational approach and inspiring connections with industry, the province of Brabant is known throughout the Netherlands and abroad for its uniquely warm and friendly culture. Because almost everybody in the Netherlands speaks English at a high level, our international students can enjoy this excellent atmosphere just as much.
Studying in the Netherlands is a great choice – high-quality education and low tuition fees in one of the safest countries in the world. But TU/e offers even more: thriving communities, excellent facilities, and the charms of Eindhoven as a lively, exciting student city. The best way to enjoy all these experiences is, of course, to move here. Read our housing page to find out how you can best do that.
A university is where people get to know themselves and make friends for life. One of the best ways to do that is by joining one – or more! – of our thriving communities.
Whether you are looking for a formal or informal community, something to do with your studies or your hobbies, a sport or a craft, or something completely different, you will find like-minded people at TU/e. Eindhoven has around 100 societies – 39 sporting societies, 11 cultural societies and 9 international societies, just to get started. In addition, there are study associations, student associations, student project teams and associations where you can go just to have fun. Our Community listing has a powerful search function that will help you find what you need.
Eindhoven: a lively student city
Eindhoven is a young and dynamic city with a long history in high-tech, design and art. As a student city, Eindhoven has a lot to offer. A great nightlife, design, culture, sports and so much more. Take your time to discover the best spots in this college town:
- Exciting student events
- Sports facilities, events and tournaments, and of course soccer club PSV
- Theme weeks, such as the Intro, the European Week, GLOW and the Dutch Design Week
- Dance, music and concerts
- Theater and art
- Museums and culture
- Debate championships
- King’s Day and other national holidays
- Popular hotspots with excellent cafés, restaurants and clubs
- And so much more!
TU/e has excellent on-campus and online facilities to make your life as a student easier and more enjoyable.
On the TU/e Campus
An inspiring place to meet, work together and learn. Location: in the MetaForum bulding.Read more
The Common Room
An informal place for students and staff to meet for drinks, conversation, reading and board games, or studying. Location: in the MetaForum bulding.Read more
The Student Sports Center
TU/e is a very sports-oriented university, with 40 student sports associations and 70 available sports in the Sports Center.Read more
The Student Shop
For all your stationery supplies, lecture transcripts, printing and copying needs, and gifts. Location: second floor in the MetaForum building.Read more
The Language Center
Improve your English, learn Dutch as a second language or work on your intercultural communication.Read more
Broaden your horizons with a range of cultural events – lectures, discussions, concerts, theater, workshops, and more. Usually free for students!Read more
The Equipment and Prototype Center (EPC)
Technical support for research and education – experimental setups, prototypes, support and advice.Read more
Hairdresser ‘De Knipsalon’
Get your hair cut and dyed between lectures. Open three days a week. Location: in the Luna building.Read more
Korein daycare center
While you have fun learning and growing at TU/e, your children can do the same at Korein Kinderplein. For kids up to 4 years old.Read more
Food and drinks
Zwarte Doos Café
With a restaurant, outside seating and a movie theater with new programming every week.Read more
Hubble Community Café
Open seven days a week, run by students and staff and open to anyone looking for a cozy home in the winter.Read more
Almost every building on campus has a cafeteria where you can buy lunch.Read more
Spar University Supermarket
With two supermarkets on campus, you never have to go hungry. Location: in the Flux and Luna buildings.Read more
Our online learning and working environment. Your personal home page holds all the information you need your studies, schedules and study guides.Read more
TU/e’s online magazine. News, editorials, interviews and opinion pieces about education, research and local events.Read more
Digitale study guide
TU/e’s student portal, with everything you need to know about education, regulations and student facilities.Read more
Laptops for students
Steep and popular discounts on laptops for first-year bachelor’s degree students. Incoming master’s degree students can also buy a laptop at a discount.Read more