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NHTV Breda University maintains top ranking in the Netherlands

Rankings 16 October 2015, 11:14

The Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO Rankings for 2015 were recently published, revealing the top universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. NHTV Breda scored among the best Dutch professional institutions once again, maintaining its reputable position in these rankings for over ten years now.

New students at NHTV Breda UniversityThe Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO Rankings for 2015 were recently published, revealing the top universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. NHTV Breda scored among the best Dutch professional institutions once again, maintaining its reputable position in these rankings for over ten years now.

Best in the Elsevier Ranking

The 2015 edition of the Elsevier Ranking named NHTV Breda the best specialised university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. The university also received the best overall scores compared to all other universities in the ranking.

Elsevier’s ranking is heavily based on the annual National Student Questionnaire. Nearly all of the university’s Dutch students were satisfied with the programmes offered at NHTV Breda. Almost all (90%) of the programmes were rated above average. According to Elsevier, “that is a privilege that is not granted to many universities of applied sciences and research universities.”

Results in the Keuzegids HBO Ranking

NHTV's awards in the Elsevier and Keuzegids rankings in 2015The Keuzegids HBO 2016 rankings rated NHTV Breda as the 2nd best medium-sized university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Scoring 69 points, NHTV Breda is just 1 point behind the category’s leader, Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (CHE). 3 of the university’s programmes were awarded the ‘topopleiding’, or top programme, label. Those are:

  • International Hotel Management (82 points). Educational facilities and the study environment at NHTV received top scores from both students and experts.
  • Creative Game and Media Technologies / International Game Architecture and Design (78 points). According to the ranking, “If games are your thing, you should go to Brabant: NHTV is an absolute top choice”.
  • International Real Estate and Facility Management (76 points). This programme’s organisation, including facilities and communication, was assessed as “excellent” in the Keuzegids guide.

NHTV’s programmes in International Media and Entertainment Management and Logistics and Economics also received positive scores from both students and experts.

About NHTV

NHTV Breda is a medium-sized university of applied sciences with about 7,500 students coming from over 50 nationalities. With 4 locations in the city of Breda, the university offers Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in the fields of Hotel, Tourism and Leisure, Games, Media, Facility, Logistics, and Built Environment. Many programmes at the university are international and taught in English.

To start exploring NHTV Breda’s programmes, please visit the university’s website.

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