The Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) is a world-class university ranked 20th for engineering and technology in the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Established in 1842, it is the largest and oldest institute of technology in the Netherlands. TUDelft’s eight faculties are home to over 20,000 students and over 900 academic staff and cover the entire spectrum of technology, with a combined science, engineering and design focus.