Optical Sciences

Biomolecules and nanostructures

The Optical Sciences group studies the interaction of light and matter. Our current focus is on detection and sensing/imaging with an emphasis on the development of integrated photonics. We are part of Twente University's Department of Science and Technology and member of the MESA+ institute.


Route / Campus Map

Building "Carré", where the Optical Sciences group is situated since april 2010.
the red building on the left is the new cleanroom "Nanolab"

Route description

The University of Twente (UT) is situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands between Enschede and Hengelo.
The Optical sciences group is housed in the Carré building. To visit the group, use the main entrance at 'Hal B' - building 13 on the campus map below.

  • Public transport (train and bus)

  • By train (stop train), get off at the Enschede Drienerlo station. From there take the bus service to the university (bus line 1, ´Enschede UT´) or walk for 10 to 15 minutes.

    Intercity trains only stop in Hengelo and Enschede.

    By bus from Enschede: bus line 1 (´Enschede UT´) stops at various places on campus. Get off at 'UT/Hallenweg'. Line 8 and 9 (´Hengelo´) pass the campus as well. Get off at 'UT/parallelweg' or 'UT/viaduct'.

    By bus from Hengelo: bus line 15 (´Enschede UT´) stops at various places on the campus Get off at 'UT/Hallenweg'. Line 8 and 9 (´Enschede´) pass the campus as well. Get off at 'UT/parallelweg' or 'UT/viaduct'.

    To plan your journey by train you can use the Dutch Railway planner.

  • route by car

  • Google maps centered on the location of Carré

    Campus Map

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    Contact Information Optical Sciences

    Mail: P.O. Box 217
    7500 AE Enschede
    The Netherlands
    Email: OStnwutwente.nl
    Phone: +31 53 489 3805
    Visiting adress: University of Twente
    Building 15 "Carré"
    room CR 4.439
    Hallenweg 23
    7522 NH Enschede
    To visit Optical Sciences, enter the Carré building via the reception in 'Hal B' - building 13 on the campus map above
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