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


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.


The TIAS International Msc in Business Administration programme placed 1st in the 2014 Elsevier “Best Studies” ranking. The programme ranked highest among all other Master’s of Business Administration programmes available at Dutch universities. This programme also scored well in the Financial Times 2014 ranking, climbing up for the third consecutive year.


Student from Russia Sergey Zemchikhin, enrolled in the International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) programme at Fontys University of Applied Sciences tells about studying at the university and student life in the city of Venlo.



To plan their budget accordingly, students enrolled in degree programmes at Dutch universities should take into account some additional expenses next to tuition and potential visa fees. These supplementary expenses usually include a laptop, study materials, books, and other components, access to some of the university’s facilities, study excursions, and internship services.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen features free massive open online course (MOOC) in Economics at an introductory level. This is the first time when such course is offered at a Dutch higher education institution, including both universities of applied sciences and research universities. The course will start on 3rd May, 2015.


The cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands have recently been named as two of the top ten most sustainable cities in the world by ARCADIS, a leading global consultancy firm. Its “2015 Sustainable Cities Index” report analysed global metropolises in order to develop a ranking of the top 50 most sustainable cities in the world.


Hanze University of Applied Science organises the Intensive Summer Prep Course in Groningen for new undergraduate students, coming to the Netherlands from abroad. During this 2-week course you will familiarise with the Dutch culture and education methods, sharpen your communication skills, and participate in the social programme.


HAN University of Applied Sciences offers scholarships to all new non-EU students that are enrolled in one of the university’s English-taught Bachelor’s programmes. Scholarship recipients will have their tuition fee reduced by € 2,500 in the first year and will be able to extend this reduction to all 4 years of their study, saving up to € 10,000 in total.