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The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers a number of tools and activities for international students which can help them to choose a field of study and programme. These tools will be most useful for students wishing to enrol in one of the university’s English-taught Bachelor’s courses to further their professional education.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences offers international prospective students a possibility to chat with the current university students via Skype, Whatsapp and social networks. Join chat sessions every Friday from 16:00 to 18:00 CET and find out what does it mean to be a Hanze UAS student!


The “Hoi Holland!” app was recently launched, allowing students to learn the basics of the Dutch language quickly and easily through the palm of their hand, before they even arrive in the country. The app is designed to help students from abroad connect with the Dutch language, culture, and people early on in order to make their transition to living in the Netherlands much smoother.


Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) has recently published its ranking of the top 750 universities in the world. These rankings assessed the scientific impact of universities by identifying how often they were cited in articles and reviews during recent years.


The 3rd edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report was recently published, ranking happiness in countries around the world. This year’s edition ranks the Netherlands in 7th place overall, slightly declining from the 4th place position it maintained in the first 2 editions of the report.



Do you plan to stay in the Netherlands after graduation and search for a job? Saxion University of Applied Sciences provides its alumni an excellent opportunity to enter Dutch and international job market well prepared via the Connect International Talent programme.


HAN Language Centre is organising 2-week language courses this summer for anyone that wants to improve their English or Dutch language skills. These courses are offered at three proficiency levels and start on July 6th, 2015. Students enrolled in a programme at HAN University of Applied Sciences will have a special 50% discount on the language course fee.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences provides Bachelor’s students an excellent opportunity to gain extra knowledge and skills by enrolling in an honour track alongside their regular studies. Students who complete one of these tracks obtain a certificate and an addition to their degree diploma which can be a huge advantage for their CV.


Nikolaj Zukov is currently in his second year at Fontys University of Applied Sciences at the campus in Eindhoven. He is studying Electrical & Electronic Engineering. In the article below he will tell a bit more about his experiences at Fontys.


As of September 2015, the academic International Business Administration (IBA) Bachelor’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Small Business at Wittenborg University of Applied Science will move to a new campus in Amsterdam. Students enrolled in this course will be provided accommodation in the Student Hotel and will benefit from all of the modern facilities it offers.