European Project Semester

The programme starts with a brief introductory period in the first week. During the following 4 weeks students will attend lectures for short, intensive courses. This will be followed by project work over the next 15 weeks. The projectwork is 22 ECTS. The supporting courses to the project are in total 8 ECTS. The next courses are part of this minor:

  • Project management, planning & scheduling
  • Team building
  • Business Idea & Problem analysis/solving 
  • SMART Requirements
  • Design Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Quality management
  • English language & communication skills
  • Dutch language
  • Cross-cultural behavior
  • Cultural & social activities


During the projects you will work in multi-disciplinary and multi-national groups of 4-5 students. You will learn how to cooperate, communicate and negotiate with students from different cultures and from different academic backgrounds. 


Examples of projects that students have worked on are: ‘Analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of a garbage-handling system at an incineration plant’, ‘Develop a sales and service manual for a centrifugal liquid mixtures separator’. See the Promotional Video in the Introduction folder for more examples of projects.