Admission and application

To apply for the PDEng Programme in Chemical Product Design it is required that one holds an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Nano Engineering or combinations, or comparable, with very good results. Furthermore, we expect a demonstrated interest in product design and development, sense of application of technology in industry, and an interdisciplinary attitude. After a positive outcome of the strict selection procedure you are hired as a salaried employee of Delft University of Technology.

The application deadline for submitting your documents:

September intake

  • 1 April for Non-Europeans
  • 1 June for Europeans

February intake

  • 1 September for Non-Europeans
  • 1 November for Europeans

Please allow at least two months (or three months for non-EU-citizens) for the application, preferably more. You are requested to submit in English, preferably in one pdf-file:

  • Letter of Motivation in which you express your motivation for the traineeship in Chemical Product Design and for design in general (not more than 1 page A4) 
  • Curriculum Vitae (not more than 2 pages A4)
  • Master's and Bachelor's degrees transcripts including grades obtained (plus a scale that indicates the maximum, minimum and passing grades)
  • Copies of Master's and Bachelor's degrees
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two reference letters from supervisors of recent (research) projects or (scientific) work.
  • Proof of English proficiency (not older than 2 years) from either TOEFL or IELTS:
    TOEFL: applicants taking the internet-based TOEFL are required to have a minimum total score of 100. TU Delft TOEFL Institution Code: 0031
    IELTS: applicants taking the academic-version IELTS test are required to have an overall band score of at least 7.0

Course coordinator

R.M.T.C. (Renee) Aggenbach