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Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences is the largest University of Applied Sciences in the North of Netherlands.
  • Top 3 Universities of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands (ver. Keuzegids)
  • Practical experience, career-focused assignments and real-life case studies.
  • Located in the student city of Netherlands; Groningen.
  • Hanze has various modern facilities on campus

University of Applied Sciences – Learning by Doing

We are a university of applied sciences. In other words, an institution of higher education offering profession oriented study programmes. Our educational philosophy:

• Apply what you learn.
From day one, you will get the chance to apply the knowledge gained from your lectures in assignments and projects. You will be learning by doing, always accompanied by the right amount of theoretical background.

• Graduate with work experience.
All students have to do a work placement, an graduation project during their studies. As a result, you will have actual work experience on
your CV upon graduation.

History Hanze University of Applied Sciences

  • Hanze UAS was founded in 1986 as the merger of various local institutes for professional education
  • The name Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is linked to the Hanseatic League(Dutch: Hanze).
  • Hanze UAS has locations in Assen(Hanze Institute of Technology), Leeuwarden (Pop Culture), and Amsterdam (Dance Academy). The remaining 16 schools are located in the city of Groningen
  • Hanze UAS offers various Bachelor and Master programmes in DutchEnglish, and German, and works closely with international partner institutes
  • The school counts approximately 25,000 students and 2,700 employees

Why Hanze UAS is the best option for you:

• Share your talent. Move the World.
As a student at Hanze UAS you will get the opportunity to make an impact. You don´t need to wait until graduation, you can already improve our world while studying.

• Best student city.
Groningen was voted the Netherlands´ best student city in 2015, 2016 and 2017 (Elsevier). The fact that over a quarter of all inhabitants are students, its social life never ends and the presence of excellent & affordable sports, cultural and educational facilities are some of the main reasons why.

• Start-up hub.
Start-up hub. Entrepreneurship is a focus area of Hanze UAS. This means that you will be taught and encouraged to start your own business, if you want, during your studies.