Delft Extension School: online learning for professionals

Themes: Social Impact

Market ready application

A TRL is a measure to indicate the matureness of a developing technology. When an innovative idea is discovered it is often not directly suitable for application. Usually such novel idea is subjected to further experimentation, testing and prototyping before it can be implemented. The image below shows how to read TRL’s to categorise the innovative ideas.

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With our portfolio of online engineering, design, and science education we bring science to society. We aim to share our knowledge with people all around the world, and positively impact their lives and careers.


The online education portfolio contains multiple Professional Educational Courses, over 50 free courses, and nearly 20 MSc and BSc courses. It’s unique in volume and quality, ranging from free 8-week courses for all to specialised short courses for professionals.


We have a vast experience in online education and continuously implement improvements, driven by course evaluations and data analysis, to enhance the learning experience. Courses start regularly during the year.

Joris van Dijk MSc