Hengelo was and still is a city of industry. In the past, the textile industry flourished here, as it did in the rest of the region of Twente. Tio Hengelo is located just ten minutes on foot away from the train station.
In Hengelo, you can attend a bachelor’s and/or associate degree in the fields of business, hotel management, event management, tourism and marketing.
Study programmes at Tio Hengelo
Tio’s campus near the boarder of Germany is housed in an atmospheric monumental building that nevertheless offers all modern facilities. What makes this campus unique? That would be the enormous schoolyard with a basketball field and a table tennis table, where students love to hang out during their break.
The campus in Hengelo offers the bachelor programme International Business Management in English. The other bachelor programmes and vocational programmes are offered in Dutch.
Studying in Hengelo
Hengelo is a medium-sized city, which means all sports and recreational facilities are just a bike ride away. Student city Enschede, home to e.g. the University of Twente, is also easily accessible by bike. Of course, Hengelo itself offers plenty of places to go out and meet other students. There is no reason to ever feel bored.
Grand-café De Twee Wezen, for example, is a popular place to grab a drink and meet up with friends. At Het Pleintje, opposite city hall, you can enjoy a drink and dance until your feet hurt in Rootie Tootie. Student association Cognatio regularly hosts events in Danscafe Twins.
Hengelo is in tenth place on the list of Dutch cities with the best cultural and sports facilities. The adventurous and athletic are well catered for in this town. Studying in Hengelo is great – just ask one of the Tio students you can meet during one of the open days.
Hengelo back in the days
Hengelo was and still is a city of industry. In the past, the textile industry flourished here, as it did in the rest of the region of Twente. Later, Stork took the initiative of developing the metal sector. Stork’s buildings are found throughout Hengelo; even the atmospheric Tio building on the Julianalaan was originally constructed by Stork as a domestic science school.