Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands

By: Together Abroad 22-11-2013 6:47 PM
Categories: Education news,

Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands

The programs offered by Universities of Applied Sciences ('Hogescholen') focus on the practical application of knowledge. Acquiring work experience through internships is an integral part of professional study programs. The Netherlands has 45 government-funded Universities of Applied Sciences. The largest institute enroll between 20,000 to 39,000 students. Altogether some 365,000 students are enrolled on professional programs.
» Master (M): 1–2 years
» Bachelor (B): 4 years
Below universities of Applied Science in the Hague area:

The Hague University of Professional Education
The Hague University has a critical part to play in the future success of The Netherlands. More than 19,000 students come from over 100 different nationalities can chose for a master or bachelor studie

INHolland University of Applied Sciences The Hague
INHolland University of Applied Sciences Small Business & Retail Management (SBRM) marketing, business studies, management, business economics, entrepreneurial law, retail management, communication skills, ICT and foreign languages.

Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences is the result of a merger between 19 institutions for higher professional education . In 2002 another merger took place between Rotterdam University and HES Rotterdam, an international business school. They offer
International Business and Management Studies programmes in economics.

Hogeschool Leiden University of Applied Sciences
Hogeschool Leiden offers Bachelor & Master Programmes, Postgraduate Programmes, Associate Degree Programmes and trainings in five faculties: Faculty of Health, Social Work and Applied Psychology, Education, Management & Business and Faculty of Technology.

INHolland University of Applied Sciences Delft
INHolland university of Applied Science Delft, you will become part of an innovative educational environment together with 1500 other students. Dealing with issues that are crucial to society, there are three knowledge centers: Business & Management, Landscape & Environment Management and Horticulture.

Codarts, University of Professional Arts Education
Codarts, University for the Arts – a small-scale professional university which offers high-quality arts education.The education at Codarts is provided by the Rotterdam Conservatoire (music), the Rotterdam Dance Academy (music) and Rotterdam Circus Arts (circus). Codarts has about 1,100 students, with 60 nationalities.

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Music and Dance
The Royal Academy of Arts (KABK) is a fascinating and inspiring community of upcoming artists and designers.

Hotelschool International University of Hospitality Management The Hague
Hotelschool The Hague was founded in 1929 by HORECAF, the employers’ organisation in the hotel and catering industry.


CAPTCHA ImageReload captchaPlay captcha

Our Career programs assist you to Get hired

For an expat moving to the Netherlands, getting the right direction is very important. It's important that one knows which steps and direction to take. Linda is an exceptionally talent counselor, her advice has helped me land a job within a week of coming to the Netherlands. I am grateful for her mentoring and look forward to a great working relationship in the future.

Dr. Hrishiraj S | Clinical Research & Affairs Manager

 Linda provided expert advice on personal branding including developing a top-notch, market-aware CV, highly tailored job applications, and approach strategies with potential employers in the Netherlands. Furthermore, I found Linda to be highly knowledgeable in key related fields such as recruitment strategy, immigration law, contracts, labor agreements, and (un)employment benefits. I would recommend her to anyone who needs professional help with transitioning to a new career.

A. Aboufirass | Structural Engeer

Linda is a big mind. She thinks about things that the rest normally overlook. The insight she has about the dutch job market can only be achieved through years of experience and persistence.

Her business savvy is complemented by her mastery of understanding the client's needs and requirements. For my career I could say, she was the “Mary Poppins”, who guided me through thick and thin and helped me to land a career in the Netherlands

S. Bhattacharjee | FP&A Manager