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Wittenborg University offers 3 international Master’s programmes in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management. Although the programmes are taught at a university of applied sciences, graduates obtain an academic Master of Science diploma upon course completion.


In 2015, international Bachelor’s programme in Game Architecture and Design (IGAD) at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences received the "Top-rated programme" award in the Keuzegids HBO ranking. We asked NHTV’s Student Office to tell about studying at the university and how to apply.


Through the Orientation Year residence permit, graduates from Dutch universities are able to remain in the Netherlands for an additional year after completing their study to find a job in their field of expertise. Starting in 2016, new rules will apply to this residence permit, helping graduates of Dutch and international universities start their career in the Netherlands.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences provides accommodation for international students in Apeldoorn. There are 3 types of student housing which can be arranged by the university: apartments, houses, and Spacebox studios. To receive a room upon arriving to the Netherlands, students need to request it during application procedure.


Many newcomers to the Netherlands are required to have an entry visa and residence permit of some sort in order to live and work in the country. One such visa that’s being offered by the Dutch government is the new start-up visa.



Along with the standard learning formats such as lectures, workshops, and internships, universities in The Netherlands always look for innovative approaches to learning that are able to improve the study experience and to elevate education to a higher level. One of these innovative approaches is called Problem Based Learning, or PBL. It was first implemented in Holland by Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the middle of twentieth century.


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.


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!


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.