Explore the campus

The University of Twente is located in the eastern part of the Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel. The university is based in the Twente region, between the cities of Hengelo and Enschede.

You can use the Google map to the right to explore the area, campus and the hotels. You can also zoom in to see the inside of the buildings.
Alternatively you can download a detailed map of the campus with the names and the short descriptions of the buildings here.

Furthermore, the university has a self developed, free, dedicated app for navigating around the campus which can help you during the conference. It is available for both Android and iPhone the details of which can be found here.

For a more visual guide to discover and explore the campus area you can also visit the interactive campus map. Don't forget to zoom in to specific areas for more details.

Getting here

by Car

From the A1 motorway, take the A35 motorway towards Enschede. Then take exit 26 towards Enschede-West/Universiteit. Follow the signs Universiteit. If you use a navigation system, navigate to Drienerlolaan 5 in Enschede, Netherlands.

Once in the campus area, you can use parking lots P0 and P2 for the nearest access to the venue in Waaier. For the welcome reception in U Parkhotel, the navigation address is U Parkhotel, De Veldmaat 8, Enschede, Netherlands.

by Car, from Germany

Option 1: From the German A30, cross the border and follow the motorway (Dutch A1). Take the A35 motorway towards Enschede.
Option 2: From the German A31, follow the signs to Enschede. After crossing the border, stay on N35/A35.

Then on A35, take exit 26 towards Enschede-West/Universiteit. Follow the signs Universiteit. If you use a navigation system, navigate to Drienerlolaan 5 in Enschede, Netherlands.

Once in the campus area, you can use parking lots P0 and P2 for the nearest access to the venue in Waaier. For the welcome reception in U Parkhotel, the navigation address is U Parkhotel, De Veldmaat 8, Enschede, Netherlands.

by Plane to Schiphol (AMS)

If you come by plane, usually you fly into Schiphol, the largest airport in the Netherlands, close to Amsterdam. There is an intercity train from Schiphol that goes straight to Enschede Central Station. The trip from Schiphol to Enschede takes about two hours. When you arrive at the train station in Enschede, take bus line 1 or 9 to Universiteit Twente. There are several bus stops on the campus. (Second option: Switch trains in Hengelo and travel further with a regional train to station Enschede Kennispark. This station is located at walking distance of the University of Twente main entrance (about 1 km).

by Train

Take a train to Hengelo, Enschede or Enschede Kennispark. After that, follow the bus instructions below. You can plan your journey using the NS website.

by Train from Germany

Enschede has a German station connecting Enschede with Coesfeld, M√ľnster and Dortmund. If you take one of these trains, follow the bus instructions below from Enschede to the UT. If you take the InterCity from Berlin to Amsterdam, your train will stop in Hengelo. From Hengelo, follow the bus instructions below.

by Bus

From Hengelo central station take either bus line 15 to Universiteit or line 9 to Enschede (busses 17, 18, and 19 also pass the University). From Enschede central station take either bus line 1 to Universiteit or line 9 to Hengelo. From Enschede Kennispark station take bus line 1 to Universiteit.

The nearest bus stop to the venue in Waaier is UT/Hallenweg. It takes approximately 2 minutes walk from the bus stop to the venue. For the welcome reception in U Parkhotel the nearest bus stop is UT/De Zul from which it takes approximately a 3 minute walk to the hotel.