International students

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment is proudly multinational. Ambitious and talented students from around the world expand their career options by joining the challenging architecture and built environment programmes at TU Delft. Our master’s programmes are underpinned by the renowned Dutch experience in architecture, spatial planning and the built environment professions, but have an international orientation drawing on the multinational faculty of staff and students.

Drawing on the Dutch tradition of multidisciplinary practice, students at our faculty work in groups to create integrated solutions for the built environment. A unique combination of creativity, engineering and analysis with insights from social science, history and theory is used to tackle complex problems.

Widespread design industry connections

The faculty is well connected to the design industry with renowned professionals from the Netherlands and abroad conducting courses, hosting workshops and delivering guest lectures. Graduates are well placed to work in the Netherlands and internationally.

Diversity of programmes

The faculty hosts much more than just architecture, with master programmes in urbanism, real estate and housing, building technology, landscape architecture and geomatics enriching the faculty. Besides that we offer the famous The Berlage, post-master in Architecture and Design.

Master programmes

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment offers two full-time master programmes:

MSc programme Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences  
A master programme with five tracks: Architecture, Urbanism, Management in the Built Environment, Building Technology and Landscape Architecture. 

MSc programme Geomatics

Post-master programme

The Berlage Post-master in Architecture and Urban Design
A post-master programme for advanced critical thinking in architecture and urban design. Graduate and experienced architects and urbanists are given the freedom to develop alternative models and theoretical insights into the built environment. 

Exchange programme

Exchange students do not receive an academic degree or a diploma. During their studies in Delft, they remain registered at their home university. All general information regarding admission and application for the exchange programme is available on this site.

Please note: "Free movers" are not accepted. 

World class facilities

The faculty building ‘BK City’ offers excellent facilities to serve the needs of the students. Completely renovated and used as a living lab, BK City includes an auditorium designed by MVRDV, model making rooms, two cafes and well lit studio spaces for students.

More information

Bouwkunde guide: A handy reference to help new international students to find their way in and around the faculty.

Further information about TU Delft, living in Delft and other useful information

Do you want more information or having any questions about studying at our faculty at the TU Delft, please contact the International Office:

Julianalaan 134
2628 BL Delft
The Netherlands



Alumni speak:

Carlos Maria Morsiani

Tanner Merkeley
“I found Bouwkunde to be an excellent faculty with amazing facilities. It offers an incredible selection of seminars, debates, lectures and workshops thus providing a solid architectural infrastructure for ambitious students. My study at Bouwkunde helped prepare me to work in the highly competitive office of OMA.”