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Welcome to Saxion, University of Applied Sciences. You have registered for the Master Innovative Textile Development (English taught) at the school of Creative Technology in Enschede. On this page you can find all important information that you need to know to get started!

Classes will start on Monday 5 September 2022. Your schedule will be available online at Xedule  in August. Please check all schedules, so you will have an idea about subjects and times on the first days of your study. You will receive detailed information upon arrival at Saxion University and online. 

On you will find all the tools you need for your studies at Saxion. You can find the following on MySaxion:

  • Your timetable and changes to your timetable;
  • Information about exams;
  • Your most recent e-mails, grades and Bison and Blackboard announcements;
  • Who’s who: easily search for a lecturer or fellow student;
  • Information about your degree programme and Saxion's facilities;
  • Urgent notices and news

Do you want to learn more about MySaxion? View the MySaxion video.

MySaxion Student App
Thanks to the new MySaxion Student App, you can now check your phone at any moment to see your current timetable and exam timetable. If a timetable changes, then you will receive a notification. Read on to see how to install the app and what you can expect of it.  

This is the first step towards offering you a smartphone app that has all the information you could need during your studies. Download the app, available in the store now!  

In Studystore you will find the book list of your study programme. Here you can order your books with a 5% discount. You can also order books from other suppliers. Some books are also available second-hand. Please make sure that you order the correct version/edition.


These two days are mandatory and designed to get acquainted with Saxion, the School, your study and classmates. This is the programme:

Wednesday 31 August

Location: Epy Drost building


Coffee/tea for all students and teachers


Welcome and general introduction by course director Theresia Grevinga


Introduction teachers / research group – teachers / Professor Jan Mahy


Introduction 1st quarter


Introduction coaching


Introduction education committee


Introduction students –

Everyone must introduce themselves during the proposal

round by an object, which can be anything. It can represent

your character, your passion for something, it doesn’t matter,

as long as it tells something about you.


Explanation lab introduction


Time for questions

Around 12.00



Thursday 1 September

Location: Epy Drost building


Lab introduction (Lab ground floor)


Lab work


Address Epy Drost building: Van Galenstraat 19, 7511 JL Enschede

A question to all of you: bring a snack/simple dish of the country of origin, for approximately 30 people. So, keep it simple! And it has to be only a small bite.  

Curious about the timetable and holidays at Saxion? You can check them here!

All lessons will be offline, so that means that you have to be physically at Saxion. If Covid should be active again, we will act accordingly. For more information get in touch with Theresia Grevinga.

Costs per year about 750 euro’s, not only for books, but also for travel expenses and other unforeseen expenditure.

If you have any questions about your registration, tuition fees, etc., please send an e-mail to: If you have any questions about your intake, you can also send an e-mail to:


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