MSc Nanotechnology


University of Twente

enschede, Netherlands

About Course

Key information
: 2 Year
Study Type
: Full Time
Tuition fees
: 16,000 EUR / Per Year
Exam Accepted
: IELTS 6.5/9.0
Exam Intake
: Sep | Feb
Conditional Scholarship
: NA
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Our two-year MSc programme focuses on the design, creation and study of functional materials, structures, devices and systems by directly controlling matter on the nanometre scale and is for anyone interested in the exciting and upcoming field of nanoscience and nanoengineering. 

The MSc programme Nanotechnology is a unique programme. No other university in the Netherlands offers you the chance to study for a Master’s degree in Nanotechnology. Moreover, you will conduct experiments in the world-renowned Nanolab, and you get the opportunity to do your Master’s assignment within our MESA+ Institute.

Like the research generally carried out in this field, our Master’s programme in Nanotechnology is multidisciplinary. On the one hand, it will offer you the chance to explore different research areas within the wider field of nanotechnology. On the other, you will be able to specialize in a specific research field of your choice, such as bionanotechnology and nanochemistry, nanophysics or nanosystems and -devices.

The programme has a strong focus on the fabrication (bottom-up and top-down) and characterization of nanomaterials and on the design of nanodevices. During the programme you will be able to specialize in one of the following three profiles: 

  • Solid State Matter
  • (Bio)molecular Matter
  • Soft Matter combined with Components and Systems

You will also be able to choose from a wide range of specialized, elective courses in the fields of physics, chemistry, electrical and biomedical engineering. You will carry out your own design project at one of our renowned research groups. The programme has a strong research component. This combination will give you the perfect preparation for a career as a researcher.

This unique MSc Nanotechnology programme offers you access to world-class labs and state-of-the-art facilities, such as our own cleanroom and nanocharacterization lab. The programme’s connections with MESA+, one of the world’s leading institutes in nanotechnology, means you can be sure of an exciting research environment and the best academic training in the world.

Entry Requirement

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree in (Applied) Physics, Chemical Engineering or any other appropriate background with a minimum of 65% or 7.0/10.0
  • Applicants must have knowledge of the following topics: Calculus, Analysis, Linear Algebra, Differential equations and at least two courses in the field of: Introduction to Optics, Quantum Mechanics, Solid State Physics or Material Physics

Application Process

Level 1:

Prepare documents for application


  • Two recommendation required (Contact details of the refrees)


  • Resume/C.V is required 

Level 2:

Additional documents required

  • A bachelor’s degree certificate or an equivalent qualification certificate
  • A certified official translation of bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript of records if not in Dutch, English or German
  • Official English test score results (IELTS or TOEFL)
  • An abstract of final bachelor’s project (thesis)
  • A valid international passport
  • Letter of motivation 
  • Official GRE/GMAT (If applicable)


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