Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen

Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen is an annual recurring event organized by Built Environment students of the University of Technology in Eindhoven. During this event, both bachelor and master students can directly and informally acquaint themselves with companies in the building sector.

The Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen provides students with insight into their future career opportunities and the opportunity to get acquainted with the practice.

In 2018 it was possible to:

  • Join and expand your network at the career event
  • Develop your practical skills and work on cases during the cases
  • Get to know a company better during the walking dinner
  • Make your talent known to your future employer during the 1 on 1 interviews

In other words; Are you looking for a (graduate) internship or job, do you want to know more about the possibilities after your studies and upgrade your network? Then scroll for more information and join the Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen this November!

Opening Lecture

The Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen will kick off with the Opening Lecture. Each year we invite an interesting speaker, who is active in the built environment, to give a lecture about his/her projects. We look for interesting and recent projects that spark the interest.


The opening lecture of the 19th edition of the Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen was given by Abel Groenewolt, a researcher at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction in Stuttgart. Stay tuned to get to know the speaker of the 20th edition!


Career Event

The highlight of the Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen is the Career Event. Over 40 companies, working in the built environment, attended last year’s event. The companies at the market focus on the different mastertracks at the university, allowing students to ask specific questions about their tracks. All these companies will converted Plaza (Vertigo floor 1) into a busy event where contact with your future employer has never been so easy. Check the slider below to find out which companies participated in 2018 and soon the participants of 2019 will be announced.

The career market of Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen 2019 will take place this November!


The cases were a new addition to the 19th edition of Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen and comprise of challenges set aside by companies. The three companies (Antea Group, Twynstra Gudde and Witteveen+Bos) offered a unique challenge to solve. Get inspired by the collaborative work with the assistance of the company.

Stay tuned for the announcements of the 2019 events!

The Walking Dinner

Another new event last year was the Walking Dinner. It is a way to get in touch with companies in a more casual manner. During the Walking Dinner a small group of students and a company representative will enjoy one of the three courses. Throughout the evening, between the courses, students will change tables in order to get to know the different companies in the tracks. Students have the opportunity to be invited for the 1 on 1 interviews by the representative.

Stay tuned for the announcements of the 2019 events!


1-on-1 Interviews

Before the career event there is the opportunity to get an 1-0n-1 Interview with the company of your choosing! A lot of companies are interestied in assisting students kick start their carreers and this is a chance to do so. Are you looking for an (graduating) internship or a job, or do you just want to get to know the company better, sign up for those interviews. In 2018 there were 34 participating companies.

Stay tuned for the announcements of the 2019 events!


Lunch Lectures

In the 2018 edition of the Bouwkunde Bedrijvendagen, we added two lunch lectures.

The first lunch lecture was given by EGM Architects about Design Tools for the Future.   

Designing for the future has always been an important and interesting topic that we get conscious about during our studies. Besides doing projects as a great architecture firm they also put a large emphasis on designing tools to improve the usage of buildings. The tools help creating scenario’s that will provide a better understanding of the usage of buildings. An example of one of their new tools is ‘Indoor analytics’. How these design tools exactly work and how this will lead to actual scenario’s that will improve the design of buildings will be discussed extensively during this lecture.

Inbo informed us about the soon to be built Tower K in Eindhoven during the second lunch lecture.

Inbo is an architecture firm which cooperated with the famous Italian architect Stefano Boeri in the design of the Tower K. Together they made a unique design resulting in the form of a vertical forest which is believed to give the skyline of Eindhoven a real green boost.

Stay tuned for the announcements of the 2019 events!

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