Academic counsellors IDE

Industrial Design Engineering

At TU Delft every faculty has academic counsellors. The academic counsellors of the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering can provide you with general information about your study programme and about studying at TU Delft. The academic counsellor can also provide you with personal guidance and advice regarding the specific situation you are in. See below for an overview of subjects you can discuss with the academic counsellors.

You can reach us via our appointment system. You can choose to have the meeting online or in the faculty.

What is our role?

Come to us immediately if you experience personal circumstances that (may) influence your studies!

We advise students on the following topics:

  • Study delay
  • Study doubts, changing their study programme
  • Personal circumstances (illness, accident, handicap, psychological problems, problems at home)
  • Study planning
  • Honours programme, extra courses
  • Requests to the examination board
  • Contacts with teachers and the student’s graduation team (chair and mentor)

We provide individual counselling for problems related to:

  • Study motivation
  • Handicap, chronical illness
  • Stress, study discipline, fear of failure
  • Choice of study
  • Graduation
  • Adapting to the Dutch language and life

We can refer to:

  • Central student counsellors for legal and financial matters and studying with a handicap
  • Student psychologists for study-related psychological problems, and training in social capabilities, assertiveness and constructive thinking
  • Student doctors for RSI treatment, vaccinations and medical statements
  • Career counsellors
  • Student counsellors elsewhere, general practitioner, external specialists such as MoTiv for Life Coaching, Handling Loss and Well-being

We need to be consulted on:

  • Requests for financial compensation for study delay as a result of personal circumstances
  • Study Progress Reports for the Modern Migration Policy Act
  • Combination of sports on a top level in combination with studying



A lot of information can probably also be found online. Either on the IDE student portal or the TU Delft student portal.

A number of common topics are:

Drop-in clinic:

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:45-1:45 pm in room C4-150 or C4-160.