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3000
Students enrolled in this school.
2
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best educational and expertise Centre in the Southern Netherlands for the agrifood and environment sectors, with 2 sites: 's-Hertogenbosch and Venlo.

What are the admissions criteria?

May 1st is the deadline for admissions. 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

What is student life like?

As an international student of HAS University of Applied Sciences, you will live in one of the 2 cities HAS University of Applied Sciences has a site. Venlo is a global town on a provincial scale. It is set in a region full of energy, modern trade, excellent transport links and thriving industry along the Maas, just minutes from the German border. Vibrant Venlo is the cultural epicentre in the north of Limburg, the most southern province in the Netherlands. With lots of activities, inspiring art, trendy festivals, exciting shops and welcoming terraces in the cosy historical town centre and on the modernised Maas Boulevard. The town centre is just a minute's walk from HAS University of Applied Sciences.'s-Hertogenbosch, or simply Den Bosch, is the most attractive city in the Netherlands. This is not just according to the people of Den Bosch but is also apparent from various surveys carried out. It’s a perfect place for shopping, offers excellent food in every price range, is a great place to go out, and is almost at the top of the list when it comes to theatre, films and festivals. In other words: you’ll never be bored in Den Bosch.

Scholarships & Funding

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

Housing options.

The school arranges housing for 1st year international students if the application is complete by June 1st.  Housing costs around 400 euros per month.

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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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