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Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology

The Eindhoven University of Technology is a university of technology located in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Its motto is Mens agitat molem (Mind moves matter). The university was the second of its kind in the Netherlands, only Delft University of Technology existed previously. Until mid-1980 it was known as the Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven (abbr. THE). In 2011 QS World University Rankings placed Eindhoven at 146th internationally, but 61st globally for Engineering & IT. Furthermore, in 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) rankings, TU/e was placed at the 52-75 bucket internationally in Engineering/Technology and Computer Science (ENG) category and at 34th place internationally in the field of Computer Science. In 2003 a European Commission report ranked TU/e at third place among all European research universities (after Cambridge and Oxford and at equal rank with TU Munich), thus making it the highest ranked Technical University in Europe.

University highlights

  • Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is closer to a top 100 place among the world’s best universities
  • In the Leiden top 750 ranking 2014, TU/e is 94th with a score of 13.5% on top 10% publications as the seventh Dutch university
  • In the Shanghai ranking 2013, TU/e lies in the group of 301-400 whereby ‘research power’ (university size) is key and thus a disadvantage for smaller specialist universities like TU/e
  • TU/e climbed to 106th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings,
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