Laptop specifications and required software

Laptop specifications


  • Powerful Intel Core i7 or i9 processor
  • Intel Core 2 or AMD Athlon 64 processor; 1.8 GHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • SSD harddrive with minimum 256 GB
  • Minimum 8 GB RAM (16 GB is recommended)
  • 3.1 GB free disk space for Windows
  • Screen with a minimum resolution of 1280x800; graphics card of Nvidia or ATI with a minimum of 2GB dedicated memory; OpenGL 2.0 support


  • Multicore Intel-processor with 64-bits support, Intel Core 2 i5 or i7 edition
  • MacOS version 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • SSD harddrive with minimum 256 GB
  • Minimum 8 GB RAM (16 GB is recommended)
  • 8 GB free disk space
  • Retina screen with 16 bits colours; minimum 2 GB graphics card is recommended *
  • OpenGL 2.0 support

* 3D functionality is disabled on 32 bits platforms and on computers with less than 512 MB VRAM. Video functionality is not supported on 32 bits Windows systems.

Required Software

In the starting week of the new academic year (26-30 August 2019) you can buy software at discounted student prices. You will receive more information in the information sessions on how to buy software as a student.

  • License Fontys antivirus F-Secure at (first 2 weeks are free, afterwards it’s 2 euros per license)
  • License Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus. Student license is free at
  • License Adobe Creative Cloud*. Student license for 2 devices costs €132,75 at

* An internet connection and Adobe ID account are required. To activate and use this product you need to accept the license agreement. This product possibly is integrated, or gives access to online services that are hosted by Adobe or third parties. Adobe services are only available to users at a minimum age of 13 years old who accept the terms and conditions and privacy policy of Adobe. Applications and services might not be available in all countries or languages and may change or end without prior notification. There might be extra fees or subscription costs.