Incoming Exchange Students

Are you a student outside the Netherlands and do you wish to take courses at the faculty of 3mE (Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering) at the TU Delft? This page shows where to get the information you need.


The faculty 3mE has agreements with numerous universities around the world. To see whether your home university is one of them, check their website or ask your International Office. The application deadlines are the 1st of April for the fall semester, and the 1st of October for the spring semester


To check which courses you can subscribe for, see the ‘Study Guide’. Be aware: most BSc courses are Dutch, while all MSc courses are English. Exchange students have to take courses for at least 24 ECTS at the TU Delft per semester. At most 50% of these courses can be taken at faculties other than 3mE (for example Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering or language courses). 

Application Procedure

First you have to be nominated by your home university for an exchange at the faculty 3mE. Secondly, before you can apply at the TU Delft. The procedure is explained at the page ‘Exchange Students’. 

More information

For more information about coming on exchange at the TU Delft look at the page ‘Exchange’. This includes a list of English courses, information about the grading system and more. 

Master of Science at 3mE

All masters are taught in English. Information about the programmes available at 3mE can be found at ‘Master of Science programmes’. To see the admission requirements and application procedure, check ‘MSc International’. 

Internship at 3mE
Study from your home country

Wish to follow courses at the TU Delft from you home country? The TU Delft offers several courses online, called ‘OpenCourseWare’. Another approachable way to study subjects, is via DelftX MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses).

Questions? Please contact the International Office 3mE.