TU Delft Strategic
Impact for a better society
Students & Education
’Impact for a better society’ is the motto that will guide TU Delft in the coming years. In this, our students play a pivotal role as educating the next generation of responsible toplevel engineers is the biggest impact that TU Delft has on society. Our graduates make a difference by combining technical expertise with personal and professional attributes for effective leadership.
Research & Innovation
Science, engineering and design: these are the cornerstones of research at TU Delft. Although the degree of emphasis placed upon each of these dimensions may vary per discipline, the research profile of TU Delft as a whole is characterised by a combination of these three approaches that reinforce each other. The integration of science, engineering and design already starts with the design for a research project and continues throughout the entire research process, up to and including a possible implementation. We also see this integration reflected in our educational curriculum, especially in the minor and MSc programme.
People & Community
People are central to TU Delft. They are the alpha and omega of everything we do. That is why we find it so important to attract people who fit at TU Delft and match our ambitions. That is also why we strive for a culture at TU Delft in which it becomes second nature to our staff and students to always want to get the best out of themselves. A culture in which students and staff members feel challenged to be the best in their work, and are happy to take up this challenge. Clearly, this is only possible if people have the time and tools to do so. This, therefore, is an important priority for the coming years.
Campus & Services
In the coming years, a number of trends seem to have a profound effect on the Dutch system of Higher Education: internationalisation, localisation, demographic changes, digitisation and flexibilisation, to name but a few. These developments pose major challenges for TU Delft but at the same time also offer interesting opportunities.