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Do you see a future for yourself programming smart robots?

  • Degree


  • Start date


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  • Duration

    4 Years

  • Tuition fee (EU/EEA students)

    €2.530 per year

  • Tuition fee (NON-EU students)

    € 8.600 per year

Are you interested in creating systems such as a robotic lawnmower, an intelligent assistant for people with disabilities, a smart water management controller that prevents floods in a big city or virtual-reality glasses for crime-scene investigators? As a student of the Applied Computer Science programme you’ll be working with the newest software and embedded hardware technologies that make such systems possible.



All the lessons are taught in English, and you will also work alongside students with 25 other nationalities. Outside the classroom, you have the opportunity to join a study association and connect with like-minded people who share your passions.


Option Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The first quarter of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Applied Computer Science share a common base. If you find that you like designing and building hardware more than programming, you can always switch programmes.

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You get to know your fellow students and teachers quickly! Moreover, the practical lessons are given in small groups and in practical labs, so there is plenty of one-on-one interaction you'll have the chance to apply what you've learned in a practical context and build valuable skills.

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During your study

You’ll learn to work with a broad range of tools and techniques, spanning from system programming in C and C++, through electronics, embedded systems and networking, to building interactive, cross-platform applications in C#. Following your interests, you’ll be able to broaden your knowledge in embedded systems, digital signal processing or computer vision. Ultimately, after graduating, you’ll be prepared to tackle the many challenges the modern high-tech industry faces.


Possibilities after your study

On completion of the programme you will be awarded the Applied Computer Science degree and you may then use the BSc degree title. You can work for a wide range of companies as a software and hardware designer, programmer, or developer.


Your student life in the city of Enschede

Drink a Grolsch beer at the old market square, go shopping at Van Heekplein, attend a game of soccer by the local soccer club or visit one of the 60 events that happen in Enschede yearly. Enschede is bubbling!
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