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Did you want to start your study in the Netherlands in September, but missed the application deadlines? Start your programme in February! Many of the Bachelor’s degrees offered at Dutch universities of applied sciences and some Master’s programmes at research universities have 2 intake periods. There are also a number of preparatory courses that begin in February.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has a student blog website that contains motivating stories, lively feedback, and practical guides for new students from current or past students of the institution. A few examples of blog posts can be read below.


The Dutch cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Eindhoven are 3 of the top 5 cities in the recently published Copenhagenize Index 2015. This year’s results reaffirm the Netherlands’ status as the most bicycle-friendly country in the world.


You have just arrived and want to settle all the essential things as soon as possible. One of such things is, of course, buying a bicycle.


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 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.