top General Information


Street:Postbus 5



Post Code:2600 AA


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Also other small Research Institutes and Affiliate Research Schools

Institution Funding



Founded 1842 as 'Royal Academy' for the Education of Engineers. Acquired present status and title 1986. A State Research University financed by the government

Academic Year

September to August (September-January; February-June; July-August)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs, VWO)



Accrediting Agency

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Tim van der Hagen

Job title:Rector Magnificus, President of the Executive Board

Senior Administrative Officer : André Groenhof

Job title:Secretary General

Senior Administrative Officer : Rob F. Mudde

Job title:Vice-Rector Magnificus, Vice-Chair of the Executive Board

top Divisions

Faculty : Aerospace Engineering

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy and Space Science

Faculty : Applied Sciences

Fields of study:Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Optics, Solid State Physics, Sound Engineering (Acoustics)

Faculty : Architecture

Fields of study:Architecture, Town Planning

Faculty : Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Fields of study:Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Railway Engineering, Road Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Transport Engineering, Water Management

Faculty : Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Fields of study:Architecture, Computer Networks, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering

Faculty : Industrial Design Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Faculty : Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering

Fields of study:Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Faculty : Technology, Policy and Management

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Economic and Finance Policy, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Management, Marine Engineering, Mechanics, Social Policy, Technology, Transport and Communications

Research Division : Biotechnological Sciences

Fields of study:Biotechnology

Research Division : Computing and Imaging

Fields of study:Computer Graphics, Computer Science

Research Division : Housing, Urban and Mobility Studies

Fields of study:Urban Studies

Research Division : Information Technology, Micro-Electronics and Submicron Physics

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Nanotechnology

Research Division : Integral Design of Structures

Fields of study:Structural Architecture

Research Division : Reactor

Research Division : Systems and Control

Fields of study:Electronics and Automation

More details:Dutch Institute

Research Division : Technical Geosciences

Fields of study:Surveying and Mapping

More details:CTG

Research Division : Telecommunications and Radar

Fields of study:Telecommunications Engineering, Telecommunications Services

Research Division : Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics

Fields of study:Transport Engineering, Transport Management

top Degrees

WO Bachelor (BA/BSc)

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Architecture, Engineering, Natural Sciences

WO Master (MA/MSc)

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Architecture, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Geophysics, Industrial Management, Natural Sciences, Surveying and Mapping

Doctor's Graad

top Academic Periodicals


Departmental publications

International Shipbuilding Progress (in English)

The Netherlands Journal of Housing and the Built Environment

Main Press

Delft University Press (Delftse Universitaire Pers)

Updated on 16-02-2024