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1800
Students enrolled in this school.
3
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
2
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Aeres University of Applied Sciences has 60 years of experience in education and have had an excellent international reputation for 25 years.The university has three faculties: Almere, Dronten, and Wageningen. 

The latter does not offer international programs. The faculties in Almere and Dronten offer programmes within the following themes: Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Entrepreneurship, Food, Horticulture, and Biology & Nature.

What are the admissions criteria?

Students must have a high school education, which is equivalent to the Dutch "HAVO".  For most countries (including the US), this is a regular high school diploma. Any three-year programs that require VWO equivalence (IB diploma, 4 AP scores of 3+, A levels, and 1 year of college). If you are interested, take a look for the levels of Country-specific requirements.

The deadline for admissions is April 1st.

What is student life like?

Aeres University of Applied Sciences has a campus in the Dutch city of Almere, less than 30 minutes by train from Amsterdam. This rapidly developing city is known for its unique green areas, water, surprising and original architecture, and multicultural population. The Dronten campus is situated immediately beside the university building and offers ample space for foreign students. The campus has six blocks of five houses each, with a house providing accommodation for six students. Are you looking for something sporty to do after school? Come and enjoy a large variety of sports at Aeres UAS in Dronten. Two nights a week they offer ‘Student Sports’ for all students of the university in Dronten. On Mondays and Thursdays, you can join their program, and this is without any obligations. Many different kinds of sports, meeting other students, and lots of fun are what they have to offer.  

Scholarships & Funding

Non-EU students can apply for the 5000 euro merit-based Holland Scholarship.

Housing options.

The school helps arrange housing which ranges from 335-350 for a room in the student residences.

Dining information

Additional notes.

The Universities of Applied Sciences are quite reputable in the Netherlands and provide a way for students without the IB/AP requirements held by the universities to study in this very cool country.  That said, students should be aware of extra requirements that may be necessary when applying for graduate school. Read more here.

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