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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.
  • The Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO labelsTop university of applied sciences in the Netherlands for more than 10 years.
  • 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 Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO labelsNHTV 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 2016 ranking placed NHTV Breda in 2nd position in the category of medium-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.

NHTV Breda has also topped the "specialised universities" category of the 2015 Elseiver Rankings. The university has also received more scores than leaders of other ranking categories.

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.

Related blog posts

NHTV Breda University
Date: May, 19, 2016 at 09:22. Blogs: Rankings .

Dutch student guide Studiekeuze123 has published the results of the National Student Survey (NSE) for 2016. NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has achieved better scores than the national average in nearly all categories.

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: March, 22, 2016 at 05:35. Blogs: Rankings , Programmes .

The recently released Keuzegids Masters 2016 ranking assessed graduate programmes at Dutch universities. The Master’s programme in Imagineering at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has become "top-rated programme" second year in a row. It was also named best Business Administration programme in the Netherlands.

NHTV Breda University
Date: May, 19, 2016 at 09:22. Blogs: Rankings .

Dutch student guide Studiekeuze123 has published the results of the National Student Survey (NSE) for 2016. NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has achieved better scores than the national average in nearly all categories.

NHTV Breda University
Date: March, 22, 2016 at 05:35. Blogs: Rankings , Programmes .

The recently released Keuzegids Masters 2016 ranking assessed graduate programmes at Dutch universities. The Master’s programme in Imagineering at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has become "top-rated programme" second year in a row. It was also named best Business Administration programme in the Netherlands.

NHTV Breda University
Date: October, 16, 2015 at 11:14. Blogs: Rankings .

The Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO Rankings for 2015 were recently published, revealing the top universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. NHTV Breda scored among the best Dutch professional institutions once again, maintaining its reputable position in these rankings for over ten years now.

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.

NHTV Breda University
Date: March, 22, 2016 at 05:35. Blogs: Rankings , Programmes .

The recently released Keuzegids Masters 2016 ranking assessed graduate programmes at Dutch universities. The Master’s programme in Imagineering at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has become "top-rated programme" second year in a row. It was also named best Business Administration programme in the Netherlands.

NHTV Breda University
Date: December, 14, 2015 at 07:33. Blogs: Programmes .

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences offers two pre-Master’s programmes for students with professional Bachelor’s degrees. These programmes prepare students for academic Master’s courses at NHTV or at research universities in the Netherlands, UK, and Belgium. Both options are taught in English.

NHTV Breda University
Date: February, 8, 2016 at 10:54. 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!

NHTV Breda University
Date: January, 17, 2016 at 08:36. Blogs: Announcements .

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences offers an opportunity to attend its Open Days and Open Evenings. You can join any of the events held in March, and April. The next Open Day is scheduled for March 12th, 2016.

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: November, 20, 2015 at 10:12. Blogs: Grants .

NHTV Breda University has updated information about tuition fees and scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. New Bachelor's students from outside of EU/EEA can apply for the NHTV Breda’s scholarships and save up to € 7500 in total.

NHTV Breda University
Date: August, 25, 2015 at 08:09. Blogs: Student stories .

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.

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.

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.

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Mgr. Hopmansstraat 1 en, 15
Breda, 4817 JT
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Postal address

Postbus, 3917
Breda, 4800 DX
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Postal address

Postbus, 3917
Breda, 4817 JT
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Phone: (076) 533 22 03
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