Laptop advice Applied Sciences

On this page you will find the laptop advice for:

  •  BSc and MSc Applied Physics
  •  BSc and MSc Life Science & Technology
  •  BSc Molecular Science & Technology
  •  BSc and MSc Nanobiology
  • MSc Chemical Engineering
  • MSc Quantum Information Science & Technology
  • MSc Science Education and Communication


Which laptop?

It is strongly advised to have a laptop for your study at the TU Delft. For the bachelor LST it is mandatory to have a laptop. The TU Delft has a laptop project, where you can buy a laptop at a discounted price, including a 3-year guarantee. The laptop project offers a choice of a mid-range and a high-end laptop. Both models of the TU Delft laptop project are suitable for all studies at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Participation in the laptop project is not compulsory but does offer considerable advantages:

  • It is a powerful computer with good screen quality. 
  • The price is good 
  • 3 year warranty. On campus repair and battery and possibility to get a swap laptop while your laptop is in repair.

If you already own a laptop or if you want to buy one elsewhere, bear the following in mind:

  • Suitable for Windows 10 (64-bits)
  • A multi-core (quad-core) processor
  • A discrete (dedicated) video card
  • At least 16 GB of RAM (32 GB recommended)
  • At least 512 GB of storage (1TB SSD recommended)
  • At least 15” full HD screen
  • For BSc MST: Recommended to have > 512GB storage


The required software can be downloaded by all students from the software portal. Click here for more information.