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NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences

About NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences

Key info

  • NHTV Breda University offers Bachelor's programmes in Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Logistics, Real Estate and Facility, Events, Gaming, and Media.
  • NHTV's Master’s programmes cover Tourism, Media, and Imagineering fields.
  • Alongside professional studies, NHTV Breda offers academically-oriented programmes in Leisure and Tourism.
  • Top university of applied sciences in the Netherlands for more than 10 years.
  • NHTV Breda UAS in Keuzegidz HBO 2015 Rankings.12% of students come from abroad.
  • 'Action learning' educational approach.
  • Strong connections with Dutch industry and excellent internship possibilities.
  • You can avoid paying 82.50 admission fee. Ask us for details.

City:

Breda (click to view panorama)

Website:

www.nhtv.nl

Programmes

Application deadlines

  Bachelors Masters
Starting in EU students
non-EU EU
non-EU
September  1st September  1st May  1st July 1st June

Detailed info

General information

NHTV Breda is a Dutch university of applied sciences which offers higher education in Games, Media, Hotel, Facility, Logistics, Built Environment, Tourism, and Leisure. Within these fields of expertise, NHTV has maintained the status of being a national leader for many years.

NHTV Breda is a medium-sized university with about 7,500 students, 12% of which are international students coming to study in the Netherlands from 50 different countries. With many of the programmes being taught in English, the institution prides itself on being international in many aspects.

The university is located in the city of Breda, about 100 km from both Amsterdam and Brussels.

Specialization

NHTV Breda University offers Bachelor’s programmes taught in English in the fields of Hotel Management, Game Architecture and Design, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate and Facility, Logistics, Tourism, Leisure, and Built Environment. The university’s Master’s programmes cover the Tourism, Media, Game Technology, and Imagineering fields.

NHTV Breda has also become the first university of applied sciences in Holland to offer academic programmes. These can lead to either a Bachelor of Science degree (offered in Tourism and in Leisure) or a Master of Science degree (offered in Leisure).

Educational approach

NHTV Breda University uses an ‘action learning’ educational approach that is designed to have students learn by completing realistic work-based assignments. Instilling values like integrity and sustainability, NHTV Breda aims to teach students how to become responsible and innovative members of society.

Students also learn how to conduct multidisciplinary research within the framework of the university’s academically-oriented programmes. This helps them develop strategic thinking skills in order to identify global trends in their field of specialisation and to solve any problems they may face in their work environment.

NHTV Breda owns a learning company and has close connections with industry in the Netherlands. These strong ties provide students with a wide range of training and internship opportunities. In terms of professional preparation, students have named NHTV the best university of applied sciences in the country through the results of the annual National Student Survey and other national rankings.

Awards and Rankings

Focusing on real, practical experience and a ‘cooperation and co-creation’ curriculum, NHTV Breda has been recognised and accredited by international institutions such as the UN World Tourism Organization. The Dutch government has also awarded NHTV Breda’s International Hotel Management programme a label of excellence for their close work with the hospitality sector.

Next to these accomplishments, NHTV Breda is a World Leisure Centre of Excellence, the third Centre of Excellence in the world and the first one in Europe.

The Keuzegids 2015 best university labelNHTV Breda’s programmes are often ranked highly in national rankings published by reputable sources such as the Dutch news magazine, Elsevier, the National Student Survey, and the Keuzegids student guide.

The Keuzegids HBO 2015 ranking placed NHTV Breda in first place in the category of large-sized universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. This year’s ranking awarded the Hotel Management, Game Architecture and Design, and Real Estate and Facility study programmes the "Top Programme" label.

About Breda

Breda is a small, cozy student city located in the southern part of the Netherlands. It is only 100km away from Amsterdam and Brussels and about 4 hours away from Paris. The total population of Breda is about 170,000, of which approximately 13,500 are students. The city offers a wide range of cultural and sports activities for its inhabitants and is much cheaper than big cities like Amsterdam and Rotterdam making it a great place to live and study.

Open days

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NHTV Breda University
Date: July, 30, 2015 at 04:10. Blogs: Announcements , Programmes .

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!

NHTV Breda University
Date: June, 30, 2015 at 09:07. Blogs: Student stories .

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: May, 17, 2015 at 02:11. Blogs: Programmes .

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: June, 30, 2015 at 09:07. Blogs: Student stories .

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: January, 29, 2015 at 08:32. Blogs: Student stories .

Student from England, enrolled in International Game Architecture and Design programme at NHTV Breda University share his study experience and tell how he chose this institution and course.

NHTV Breda University
Date: April, 27, 2015 at 13:08. Blogs: Question and Answers .

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: December, 4, 2014 at 16:47. Blogs: Question and Answers .

As of the 2015-2016 academic year, international students enrolling in a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences need to apply via the university’s website in addition to their Studielink submission.

NHTV Breda University
Date: October, 30, 2014 at 13:59. Blogs: Rankings .

The 2015 edition of the Keuzegids HBO rankings has been published, identifying top institutions that offer professional higher education in the Netherlands. According to this ranking, NHTV Breda is the best large university of applied sciences in the country.

NHTV Breda University
Date: July, 30, 2015 at 04:10. Blogs: Announcements , Programmes .

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!

NHTV Breda University
Date: May, 17, 2015 at 02:11. Blogs: Programmes .

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: March, 30, 2015 at 11:13. Blogs: Announcements , Programmes .

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences organises one-week summer courses for international students interested in the fields of Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Real Estate, and Logistics. The courses run between July 6th and July 17th, 2015. All of the courses are taught in English and combine intensive professional preparation with a variety of social activities that help introduce students to the Dutch culture and lifestyle.

NHTV Breda University
Date: July, 30, 2015 at 04:10. Blogs: Announcements , Programmes .

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!

NHTV Breda University
Date: March, 30, 2015 at 11:13. Blogs: Announcements , Programmes .

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences organises one-week summer courses for international students interested in the fields of Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Real Estate, and Logistics. The courses run between July 6th and July 17th, 2015. All of the courses are taught in English and combine intensive professional preparation with a variety of social activities that help introduce students to the Dutch culture and lifestyle.

NHTV Breda University
Date: February, 4, 2015 at 10:01. Blogs: Announcements .

Are you interested in studying abroad in the fields of Hospitality and Leisure, Tourism, Logistics,Transport, Facilities and Real Estate Management? Then don’t miss an opportunity to explore study programmes at NHTV Breda University for free!

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Open dag alle opleidingen

Date: November, 7, 2015 at 10:00 — 10:00

Address: Breda, (see on map).

Op de open dag kun je kennismaken met de bachelor- en masteropleidingen van NHTV internationaal hoger onderwijs Breda.

Elke opleiding presenteert zich in haar eigen gebouw. Vanaf het station wordt gratis busvervoer ingezet naar de locaties.

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Open avond alle opleidingen

Date: January, 28, 2016 at 18:00 — 18:00

Address: Breda, (see on map).

Op de open dag kun je kennismaken met de bachelor- en masteropleidingen van NHTV internationaal hoger onderwijs Breda.

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Open dag alle opleidingen

Date: March, 12, 2016 at 10:00 — 10:00

Address: Breda, (see on map).

Op de open dag kun je kennismaken met de bachelor- en masteropleidingen van NHTV internationaal hoger onderwijs Breda.

Elke opleiding presenteert zich in haar eigen gebouw. Vanaf het station wordt gratis busvervoer ingezet naar de locaties.

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Open avond alle opleidingen

Date: April, 14, 2016 at 18:00 — 18:00

Address: Breda, (see on map).

Op de open dag kun je kennismaken met de bachelor- en masteropleidingen van NHTV internationaal hoger onderwijs Breda.

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Visitation address

Mgr. Hopmansstraat 1 en, 15
Breda, 4817 JT
The Netherlands

Postal address

Postbus, 3917
Breda, 4800 DX
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Email: communicatie@nhtv.nl
Phone: (076) 533 22 03
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