Enschede is a city of knowledge and innovation, with a university and a science park that are internationally esteemed for their capacity to convert theoretical knowledge into high-quality practical applications that conquer the world. Furthermore, Science Park Twente is the innovation campus where knowledge intensive entrepreneurs can develop themselves successfully. Businesses there have access to talent and expertise, pioneering research and various forms of financing and coaching.


To work in the Netherlands, you need a work permit. For more information, go to the Nuffic website: http://www.nuffic.nl/en


Even though most Dutch people speak English, most employment agencies will inquire about your knowledge of Dutch. For more information about jobs you can go to:

International Talent Programme
Through the Connect International Traineeship Programme, Saxion and the University of Twente offer a unique opportunity for international graduates and companies. The programme has proved to be beneficial for all parties involved. Companies can easily access recently graduated high potentials and get the chance to hire them for a certain period of time under most attractive conditions. For graduates the programme helps them  to find their way onto the Dutch job market; it is a way to kick-start their career. The additional training the programme provides, proves to be most useful when starting work in the Netherlands. Both Saxion and the University of Twente see it as a way to broaden their relations with the corporate world, and are happy to be able to provide this extra service to their international graduates.


For more information go to: www.saxion.edu/connect/