T.I.M.E. Association

Top International Managers in Engineering

The T.I.M.E. Association (Top International Managers in Engineering) is focused on engineering education. It is a network of leading technical universities and engineering schools founded in 1989. The members have a strong international dimension in their research, teaching and industrial relations, and are all committed to international cooperation and student exchanges and recognition of studies abroad. The association consists of 59 members in 25 countries.

59 members
in 25 countries
across the world


The T.I.M.E. Association work primarily with the enabling of double degree studies in engineering, educational projects funded by the association, specialised task forces and networking for EU-funded projects in education.

Latest news

International mobility data patterns and T.I.M.E. Association

Outgoing mobility is primarily Asian (54%), with China exceeding one million students globally, double that of India. Vietnam, rising from 10th place five years ago, now ranks 4th, trailing behind Germany. English-speaking countries, led by the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, remain dominant hosts. Germany, Canada, and France follow suit, with notable growth…

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T.I.M.E. Association Explores the Future of International Education in Wroclaw during its T.I.M.E. General Assembly Meeting

Wroclaw, October 30, 2023 — The T.I.M.E. Association gathered for its annual assembly from October 25 to 27 at the esteemed Politechnika Wroclawska. Over 100 participants representing 56 institutions from 24 countries, including various European nations, Japan, Brazil, and Argentina, engaged in insightful discussions on the future of international education. The event was a resounding…

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EU Commission Grants -Opportunities for Japan andEurope

We invite you to join us on the EU Commission Grants in our upcoming webinar, “EU Commission Grants: Opportunities for Japan and Europe“. This collaborative event, co-organized by EURAXESS Japan and T.I.M.E. Association, promises to be an insightful journey for Japanese and European researchers. When: Tuesday, October 17 at 10 a.m (CET)/ 5 p.m (Japan…

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T.I.M.E. Double Degree

If you are a student within engineering or a related field, finishing your bachelor’s degree or already enrolled in a Master of Science programme at a T.I.M.E. member institution, you are eligible to apply to a T.I.M.E. Double Degree through your university. Here's what some current T.I.M.E. Double Degree students think about their experince.
T.I.M.E. Double degree with Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland) and École Centrale de Nantes (France)

What does the Double Degree programmeme entail?The Double Degree programme is a student exchange programme that differs from Erasmus as it typically lasts longer, usually 2 years, and results in obtaining two diplomas: one from the homeuniversity (Wrocław University of Science and Technology in this case) and one from the foreign university. During the exchange,…
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T.I.M.E. Double Degree Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) – Keio University (Japan)

🌍 From Belgium to Japan: My T.I.M.E. Association Double Degree Journey 🌟 I’m excited to share the story of Kevin Dethoor. With six years of dedication, he pursued a T.I.M.E. double degree programme that took him from Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium to Keio University in Japan. Today, Kevin still lives in Japan. He is a (Game) Engine programmer, and his story is a testament to the power of global…

Louise Leger and Charles Dehombreux – T.I.M.E. Alumni Polytechnique de Mons, 🇧🇪 and ISAE-SUPAERO, 🇫🇷 ),

📢 Are you seeking a unique opportunity to expand your horizons and unlock endless possibilities? Are you recruiting top international engineers? Discover the Extraordinary Journey of Louise Léger and Charles Dehombreux: The Power of a double degree! 🌟 🌟 So, what sets a double degree apart from other educational paths? Louise and Charles are quick to highlight the tremendous added…
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Yulia Akisheva: T.I.M.E. Alumni KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and ISAE-SUPAERO (France)

Are you ready to unlock the power of a T.I.M.E. double degree? To all the aspiring students, companies out there, seize the opportunity to broaden your horizons, challenge yourself, and embrace the endless possibilities that a double degree offers. Yulia Akisheva’s incredible journey is proof that combining the best of two prestigious institutions (KTH Royal…
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Torben Zeller, T.I.M.E. Double Degree RWTH Aachen University (Germany) – Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France)

“When International Marries Engineering”: this is the T.I.M.E. Association , this is Torben Zeller! His curiosity lead him to the T.I.M.E. double degree, starting with two years at RWTH Aachen University, followed by an enriching two-year experience at Ecole centrale de Nantes. 🚩 Listen to his interview! Torben has now two degrees and a profound understanding of engineering challenges from two…
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Gabriel Guedes (GG) – T.I.M.E. Double Degree Alumni Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) – Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

T.I.M.E. Double Degree abroad ! In this series, we speak to T.I.M.E. Association Double Degree Alumni from around the world to find out about the different paths they have followed and the impact of the T.I.M.E. Double Degree on their lives. I was very fortunate to speak with Gabriel Guedes (“GG”). He started at Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) and came for its…
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Dario PACCAGNAN, Double Degree Alumni Università degli studi Padova (Italy) – Technical University of Denmark

Dario Paccagnan is now an Assistant Professor (UK Lecturer) and a member of the Computational Optimization Group in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, UK. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Control, Dynamical System, and Computations, University California Santa Barbara hosted by Prof. Francesco Bullo and Prof. Jason Marden. He…
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Athéa Comellini, Double Degree ISAE-SUPAERO(France) – Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

From Double Degree to Phd. Very inspiring portrait from Athéa Comellini (ISAE Supaéro, France and Politecnico di Milano, Italy) working now for ESA Operations, Darmstadt, Germany. A fantastic example of cooperation from the T.I.M.E. Association Members: a network of sophisticated engineers educated by world class higher education institutions. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0p55qOZ8FY

Prudence Edwards, Double Degree University of Queensland (Australia) – Ecole Centrale de Marseille (France)

“Just meeting so many people from around the world, not just French people but the other international students and getting to know their language, experiencing so many different cultures, has just been a wonderful experience. Also, my interest is in the biopharmaceutical industry and there are a lot more opportunities in this industry in Europe,…
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Eric Bröte, Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)

“This has given me a lot of confidence to be able to set my goals for myself”- Eric Bröte, Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)
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Clara Hamel – Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)

“Everyone should do a double degree in order to challenge themselves”- Clara Hamel, Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)
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David Garibaldi – Double Degree Politecnico di Torino (Italy) /KTH (Sweden)

“I feel more able to choose and do things that maybe would have been challenging for me before” David Garibaldi – Double Degree Politecnico di Torino (Italy)- KTH(Sweden)
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Olle Erickson – Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)

“You might not get a chance like this many times in your life” – Ole Erickson Olle Erickson – Double Degree KTH (Sweden) – CentraleSupélec (France)
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Alba Fernández – Double Degree UPMadrid (Spain) – KTH (Sweden)
Student at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) and KTH (Sweden)

” I wanted to have an experience different from Erasmus and I wanted to do something that could help me more to develop my professional career” Alba Fernández (Double Degree between ETSI UPMadrid and KTH, Sweden)
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Luigi Piccoli
Student at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and CentraleSupélec (France)

“I was very interested by the many opportunities this path could open and also the high prestige of the universities involved in the program.”
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Andrea Fumagalli
Student at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and CentraleSupélec (France)

“​The experience was fantastic: I met people from all over the world, become (almost) trilingual, gained knowledge and skills that are always more important in our connected world.”
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Evangelia Kostadima
Student at Aristoteles university of Thessaloniki (Greece) and CentraleSupélec (France)

“The T.I.M.E. Double Degree was exactly what I needed since it not only introduces me to the international market early on but also challenges me and develops my skills in a very different way.”
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