TU Delft collaborates with a large number of educational and research institutes within the Netherlands and abroad and has a reputation for high-quality teaching and research. TU Delft has extensive contacts with governments, trade organizations, consultancies, the industry and small and medium-sized companies.
Profile & Ambition
TU Delft wishes to remain a technology university with a leading global reputation. Our aim is to maintain a full range of high-quality disciplines, courses and unique facilities in the engineering sciences. Therefore, collaboration is an essential part on the basis of our strong identity and reputation. TU Delft wants to be a breeding ground for cutting-edge technological scientific developments to meet the great societal challenges of our age.
It is our ambition to be viewed by the business community as a source of outstanding professional scientists and engineers, as a producer of excellent practical knowledge and as an innovative partner. Furthermore, we are a place where new business activities blossom and where the research and education have a significant impact on the competitive economic environment.
In TU Delft academics and students can think in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary terms. Specifically, science, design and engineering are the primary driving forces behind teaching and research. We wish to be an inspiring, progressive and gender-aware institution, attracting the world’s best scientists and most gifted students so that they can develop their talents to the fullest.
TU Delft’s mission is to make a significant contribution towards a sustainable society for the twenty-first century. This we do by conducting groundbreaking scientific and technological research which the world acknowledges as world-class. In addition, by training scientists and engineers with a genuine commitment to society. Finally, by helping to translate knowledge into technological innovations and activity with both economic and social value.