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28432
Students enrolled in this school.
14
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
15
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Hanze University of Applied Sciences is a large, comprehensive university of applied sciences that has been educating skilled and committed professionals for over two centuries. 

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 require VWO equivalence (IB diploma, 4 AP scores of 3+, A levels, 1 year of college). Country-specific requirements for the levels can be found here. The application deadline is June 1st.

What is student life like?

Hanze UAS and the University of Groningen run a joint sports centre, with approximately 75 trainers and instructors and 20 staff members. The sports centre wants to help increase the mental and physical welfare of the students and employees of the institutions through sport. The sports centre provides ACLO with professional advice and facilitates the ACLO sports programme. A student counsellor provides you with information and advice and can give a second opinion on subjects related to your study or personal circumstances. With the student counsellor, you will look for solutions to your problems. A student counsellor has expertise in the area of regulations and procedures, studying with a functional disability, and people and institutions that might be able to help you. In certain situations, the counsellor may refer you to an external expert, such as a psychologist.

Scholarships & Funding

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

Housing options.

In the Netherlands, universities do not provide student accommodation. We do reserve accommodation with housing providers (see 'SSH' in the 'Suggestions' section on this page), but the number of rooms is limited. Please take this very seriously and start searching for a room in big advance!

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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