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Delft University of Technology (Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment) EXC
Delft, Netherlands (Outgoing Program)
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Semester 2,
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Level:
Postgraduate coursework, Postgraduate research, Undergraduate
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Language/s:
Dutch, English
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Agreement Scope:
Architecture, Design and Planning
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
58
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About

Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Location
: Delft
Year Established: 1842
Student population: 19,600
 
About 
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is a modern university with a rich tradition. Eight faculties and over 30 English-language Master programmes are at the forefront of technological development, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society, both nationally and internationally. Ranked among the top universities of technology in Europe (#17, QS 2016-2017) TU Delft’s excellent research and education standards are backed by outstanding facilities, research institutes and research schools. TU Delft aims to offer courses with challenging subject matter and inspiring teaching to students from all over the world.

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft, established in 1904, has a leading role in the area of architecture education and research in the broadest sense. This unique faculty has an international reputation as a platform for innovation of knowledge and expertise in the built environment.

TU Delft has 8 distinct faculties, each with their own Brochure page and quotas. This is the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. The other Faculties include:

Applied Sciences - Delft University of Technology (ASci) EXC
Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Delft University of Technology (ENG-CG) EXC
Mechanical Maritime and Materials Engineering - Delft University of Technology (ENG-3mE) EXC
Aerospace Engineering - Delft University of Technology (AERO-ENG) EXC
Architecture and the Built Environment - Delft University of Technology (ARC) EXC
Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences - Delft University of Technology (ENG-MCS) EXC
Industrial Design Engineering - Delft University of Technology (ENG-IDE) EXC
Technology, Policy and Management - Delft University of Technology (TPM) EXC

If unsure which TU Delft faculty is most applicable to your degree, please view each course study guide separately.

Highlights
The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft is internationally renowned for it's teaching and research in the field of architecture. One of the principal objectives of this world-class faculty is to educate students to become excellent architectural engineers: from building technologists and urbanists to architects, landscape architects and geodata specialists. The faculty offers an incredible selection of seminars, debates, lectures and workshops thus providing a solid architectural infrastructure for ambitious students. 

Unique characteristics
TU Delft is a modern university with a focus on new scientific understanding and technological breakthroughs. It focusses on training architects, scientists and engineers and provides them with a broad academic grounding from a world-class institution. As such, it is a catalyst of innovation and economic growth. The current building occupied by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment was designed by its users to become a place where dynamism and passion of the faculty is visible at a glance. 

Location
The Netherlands is one of Europe’s smallest countries but it has one of the most important economies. TU Delft is positioned a stone’s throw away from The Hague and less than an hour south of Amsterdam. About 27,000 people travel across TU Delft every day making it lively and pedestrian-friendly campus.
 

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about the units of study at TU Delft can accessed through the online Study Guide.

Subject Area/s: 

Architectural Research

Urban Design

Landscape Architecture

Building Physics

Climate Design

Architectural Engineering and Technology


Exclusions: study areas as listed per faculty only. Strict quotas per faculty.

The faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment works with fixed course packages. Students have to make 3 choices during their application and the faculty informs them in which package they are enrolled. Further, it's not possible to change the package afterwards.
Undergraduate architecture students can only apply for exchange in semester 2 (July semester).
Post-graduate Architecture students may apply in either semester.
 
Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
The academic year at TU Delft is divided into two semesters.
First Semester (Autumn): starts in early September, with a break for the winter vacation and final exams from late January to early February. 
Second Semester (Spring): starts in early February, with final exams from late June to early July. 

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

 

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

30 ECTS


The above full-time load is indicative only. Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.
 
Grading System
At the host university, grades are awarded in numerical terms, on a scale of 1-10. 
 
Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.



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Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English and Dutch.
Language Requirements
Non-native speakers of English will need to demonstrate that they meet the language requirements.


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Living

What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the City of Delft! Delft has a reputation for being a friendly city; bars and terraces along the canals and on the city squares, quirky shops, affordable restaurants and great cinemas. It is easy to find your way around as everything is close together. Delft is bursting with activity from spring right through to autumn, including music festivals and street theatre.

Accommodation 
TU Delft cannot guarantee accommodation to all incoming exchange students as the number of available options is limited while demand is increasing. In recent years however, many (new) providers on the private rental market have started to cater to international students as well. A list of these provides is available here. TU Delft collaborates with various housing agencies in the greater Delft region to offer incoming international students help in finding accommodation. Both self-contained as shared-facilities units are offered. All accommodations on offer are within a 30-minute distance from campus, by bike and/or public transport. Check out TU Delft's housing service for more information.

Cost of Living
Use this Costs of living guide provided by TU Delft to estimate the living expenses associated with studying overseas. 

Insurance
Students are required to obtain valid health insurance during their exchange.


 
 

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
TU Delft information specifically for exchange students.

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.

Orientation
The Introduction Programme is held at the beginning of the semester for incoming students to TU Delft, including exchange students. All exchange students are also required to complete the mandatory online preparation course prior to your arrival so you can make the most of your time in the Netherlands. Exchange students will find more information on Delftulip and on their website about their introduction to TU Delft closer to the starting of the program.

Support Services 
The Student Counsellors from Career and Counselling Services Office are available to assist all TU Delft Students, including exchange students. They will be your first point of contact if you need information, advise and guidance, or support regarding general non-academic enquiries. TU Delft also provides student psychologists and disability support services.

Visas
Information from TU Delft.
Information from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Australia.


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Student Experiences

Delft University of Technology is a brand new partner in 2017! Be one the first to make the most of this opportunity and then let us know how you went!

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