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11000
Students enrolled in this school.
14
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
5
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

By expanding your boundaries, there is no telling what you might accomplish. That is why we challenge our students, staff and partners every day to discover and develop their talents, as part of a journey that transcends the limits of their own professional field and immediate environment. Our multi-campus university of applied sciences is firmly rooted in the northern part of the Netherlands where we are based, while at the same time maintaining a strong international focus. At all our Dutch and international branches, we are always looking for new ways to successfully integrate education, research and the latest developments in the professional world. Our students, lecturers and researchers work together in small teams on real-life assignments and share their innovative ideas in practice. Our courses incorporate all the latest trends and developments in the relevant sectors and industries, both at a national as well as an international level.The future calls for enterprising and resourceful professionals who know how to translate their knowledge into innovative solutions and who have the vision and courage needed to look beyond their own professional field. 

What are the admissions criteria?

Applicants need to apply by May 31st through the studies link.  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?

Scholarships & Funding

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

Housing options.

Housing is fairly easy to find and the school works with a student housing provider that helps students find it.  Students should expect to pay 250-600 euros per month for a room in the student residences.

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