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22000
Students enrolled in this school.
11
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
3
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The Hague University of Applied Sciences wants to contribute through practice oriented research. Besides providing education, this is our second most important core task. Research makes education, society, and the professional world stronger and more innovative. By working closely with our partners, we promote knowledge development and sharing.

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 May 15th.

What is student life like?

The main campus of The Hague University of Applied Sciences is located on Johanna Westerdijkplein in a modern building located centrally close to the Hollands Spoor railway station. The building is home to more than 70 (full-time, part-time and dual) Bachelor’s programmes, 10 Master’s programmes; and 20 post-graduate programmes, training courses and masterclasses.The main campus of The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) has a Sports Centre where you can work out in the brand new gym, enjoy group fitness classes (yoga, boxing, zumba, bodypump) and play various indoor sports (indoor football, basketball, volleyball, badminton). A sports & fitness pass gives you unlimited access to all these sports activities.Many graduates claim that their student days were the best days of their lives. What makes this time ‘best’ is individual. Whether this means partying until the early morning hours, playing lots of sports or learning more about a specific topic by taking part in discussions or finding an interesting part-time job, The Hague, Delft, and Zoetermeer offer lots of different opportunities to make your student days as epic as you want.

Scholarships & Funding

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

Housing options.

Housing in the student residences range from 300-600 euros per month.

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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