The programme Information and Communication Technology is open to recently graduated MSc students from top universities only. More specifically, application is only open to those candidates holding an MSc degree that is recognized by the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (see and to those candidates who have passed a regular post-BSc scientific study programme of at least two years in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics. Admission standards are high in order to maintain the quality of the programme. Good marks, technical background, possible work experience, motivation and personality are decisive factors.

We apply high admission standards in order to guarantee the quality of the programs and to prevent disappointment of candidates. Excellent results obtained in previous studies, motivation and personality are decisive factors. In addition, acceptance nowadays is depending on the availability of projects funded by industry as well as the availability of a supervisor from one of the participating TU/e Research Chairs. The number of available positions is limited.

It’s our policy to find a design-related industrial project related to a candidate’s background and (future) interest, as well as a TU/e staff member able and willing to act as a candidate’s supervisor for the entire period of her/his appointment (2 years).