The Department

  • Established in 1960

    Applied Physics and Science Education is one of the nine departments of Eindhoven University of Technology

  • Education

    APSE offers:

    BSc Applied Physics

    MSc Applied Physics/MSc Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion/Mastertrack Fluids, Bio and Soft Matter/Mastertrack Nano, Quantum and Photonics/Mastertrack Plasmas and Beams

    PDEng Clinical Informatics


  • Research

    13 Research groups

    5 Centers

The department is organized as follows:

  • Board. The departmental board sets out the course of the department.
  • Research. The department of Applied physics & Eindhoven School of Education has structured its research programs around a portfolio of research strengths. Research in these focus areas is conducted by small and flexible research groups. These groups contibute to national joint 'research school' efforts.
  • Education. The department offers bachelor- and master programs. For practicalities or details, please refer to the opleidingsinstituut.
  • Employee participation is pushed forward by the faculteitsraad.
  • Department staff. The department staff assists faculty and board in matters of HRM, Automatisation Groep Physics (AGN), communication, finance, logistics, health and safety, and policy making.

Departmental Board

The departmental board of the Applied Physics and Science Education department is responsible for the policies regarding research and education. As such, it sets the education and examination regulations and appoints the examinations and admissions committees. The board is composed as follows:

Contact (department secretariat):

  • Karin Raijmakers-Wilbers, FLX 0.161, tel. 040 247 4261 (secretariat of the dean)
  • Stella Wegman, FLX 0.161, tel 040- 247 3620 (secretariat of the managing director).


To search for specific persons within the department of Applied Physics and Science Education, please go to the search staff webpage.

Our associations

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Our department seeks to create and maintain an enduring and mutually inspiring relationship with its former students. A number of facilities have been set up at departmental and TU/e level to support this intention. The department has its own alumni association: Veni

Stay connected with Alumni portal TU/e | In Touch!

This portal offers you as many interesting opportunities to strengthen the connection with each other and the university, for example through various circles (networks) or through coaching students. You will also find the latest news in the field of research, developments and activities from TU/e. In short, the Alumni Portal is the starting point for a lively online TU/e Alumni community worldwide!