Process and Product Design

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Ph. D. On Campus
24 months
Tuition fee
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Part of 4TU Stan Ackermans Institute, like a doctoral candidate, at the Process and Product Design programme at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) you will have the status of TU/e employee if you are selected for one of these programs. The programs start with a year of advanced education, followed by a major design project of eight to twelve months in a company.


The designer's programs all lead to a Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) degree and are part of the 4TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute. This institute is a collaboration between the four technological universities in the Netherlands.

Process and Product Design at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e):

The process industry demands an integrated approach to chemical and physical processes. In PPD designers learn to build bridges between theory and practice. As a result, final projects in industry often lead to significant process and/or product improvements.

Programme Structure

Curriculum components:

  • Plant Design and Scale Up
  • Product Design
  • Applied Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Polymer Reaction Engineering
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Process Modelling, Simulation and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are requested to send:

  • a well-motivated application
  • an extensive curriculum vitae
  • translated certificates certified by their University
  • certified lists of marks
  • two letters of recommendations from two professors
  • a passport photograph
  • a copy of their passport
  • the address of the website of the university and department where they received their certificate (including a link to the course descriptions of your program)
  • An executive summary of your master thesis.
  • A proof of English (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL test)

Tuition Fee

Trainees do not have to pay tuition fees. 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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