Hbo elektrotechniek saxion - electrical and electronic engineering

Design the technical systems of the future

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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

Will your future involve finding electrical and electronic solutions for the energy transition, or designing the variable message signs above our motorways, or an innovative electric motorcycle and smart public transport access gates to make our transport systems easier to use? Or how about a self-piloting drone? With a higher education degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the world is your oyster!

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The field of engineering has a very international orientation. Saxion has a worldwide network of partner universities, with active incoming and outgoing exchange programs. You will work alongside students of more than 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.

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Unique Nanotechnology study route

After the second year, you can immerse yourself in nanotechnology. If you choose this minor. you will discover the smallest sensors in the world, smell with an electronic nose, or develop a lab-on-a-chip to measure blood glucose.

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Applied Computer Science option

The first semesters of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Applied Computer Science are virtually the same. And if you should discover that you like programming technical systems more than working with hardware? Then you can switch to Applied Computer Science.

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During your study

In Electrical and Electronic Engineering you'll learn how to design microelectronics. This includes deploying printed circuit boards, chips, and batteries for devices you use every day. You will also familiarise yourself with sustainable energy, automation and hardware and learn how to program hardware. The programme offers you many practical modules and projects.

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Possibilities after your study

As an Electronic Engineer you can get a job anywhere you want, from small engineering companies to multinationals. With a diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the whole world is at your feet.

The level of education in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is great. This degree prepared me to land a job and do it well: I learned knowledge and practice but also how to nail job interviews.

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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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