Hanze University of Applied Sciences

In 1986, multiple local institutes merged to form Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS). It is now the largest vocational university in northern Netherlands with a student population of over 25,000 students and 2,700 employees. The main campus of 16 schools is located in Groningen but individual schools are located in Assen (technology), Leeuwarden (pop culture) and Amsterdam (dance). 

The city of Groningen is the largest city located in northeastern Netherlands with a population of almost 200,000. The history of the city has been dated back to 3950 BC, but the first major settlement has been traced to the third century AD. The city serves as the metropolitan center for the region and has a number of museums, theaters and a bustling nightlife. 

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Majors include:

  • Art & Technology
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Classical Music & Jazz
  • Design
  • English History, Language & Culture
  • Fine Arts
  • International Business & Management
  • International Business Communication
  • International Law
  • International Sport Development
  • IT Management
  • Journalism
  • Public Affairs
  • Renewable Energy
  • Spanish Language & Culture
  • Sport Health & Adventure Tourism Management
  • Strategic Marketing Research
  • And Many More!

Additional Information:

Language of Instruction: Dutch with numerous English and German offerings

Eligibility Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher and a 2.75 GPA

Length of Study: Semester or year