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Starting your Bachelor’s programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences this fall? Then take advantage of a short introductory programme designed to prepare you for your study in the best way possible!


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, offers motivated students an opportunity to join their honours (talent) programmes, tracks, minors, specialisations, and individual routes, which are considered as a Hanze Honours College. Honours students receive extras in their education and obtain an honours diploma with more value for the labour market.


The 3rd edition of the Social Progress Index (SPI) was recently published, revealing the best and worst countries worldwide in terms of the social and environmental health of the population. The Netherlands was ranked 9th overall in the list of 133 countries, falling slightly from the 4th place spot the country held in last year’s edition of the index.


The first edition of “The Contributor”, an online magazine issued by students of the Academy for Digital Entertainment (ADE) at NHTV Breda University, was recently published. In this magazine, students revealed interesting facts and figures regarding programmes in media and game development. They also shared first-hand experiences about studying at the university.


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 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.