Category: Universities in the Netherlands

Saba University School of Medicine

Saba University School of Medicine is a medical school located on Saba, a special municipality of the Netherlands in the Caribbean. Saba University confers upon its graduates the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.[1] History Saba University School of Medicine was founded in 1992 as an international alternative to U.S. and Canadian medical schools. Since its founding, more than 2500 students have earned their medical degree at Saba.[2] Saba University’s graduates…

Islamic University of Rotterdam

The Islamic University of Rotterdam (Islamitische Universiteit Rotterdam) also known by its acronym IUR is a vocational university founded in 1997.[1] It is a member of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. Although the Islamic University of Rotterdam has eleven courses which can be followed, only the Bachelor program Islamic Theology and the professional Master program for Islamic Moral Guiding have been accredited[2][3] by NVAO, the official…

Inholland University of Applied Sciences

Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Hogeschool Inholland) is a vocational university, located in the Netherlands. Its organizational structure is a result of a collaboration of four formally independent institutions. Inholland presents itself as ambitious, innovative, and internationally oriented. It offers Bachelor programs in the fields of Economics, Law, Management, Communication, Art (School of Music), Health care, Environment studies, Education, Horticulture, Information Technology, International Business, Logistics Management, Marketing. and Aeronautical…

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

The Hague University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: De Haagse Hogeschool) is a university of applied sciences and community higher professional education institute with its campuses located in and around The Hague in the Randstad metropolitan region in the west of the Netherlands. The city is the Dutch seat of government and home to many major international legal, security and peace institutions. Since the university was founded in 1987 it has…

HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: HAS Hogeschool) is an independent university of applied sciences, specialising in agriculture, horticulture, food, nature conservation and environment. It is located in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the regional capital of North Brabant, and accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation. In 2013 there were around 2400 students enrolled at HAS University of Applied Sciences. History On 13 October 1947 MLS (secondary agricultural school) was opened in Roermond…

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Windesheim) is a Dutch vocational university institute for higher education and research. With 20.300 students, thousands of other study participants and more than 1.800 members of staff at sites in Zwolle and Almere, Windesheim is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. As an international student, you can come to Windesheim either on an exchange, or to follow a degree…

Avans University of Applied Sciences

Avans University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Avans Hogeschool) is a high-ranked Dutch vocational university. It is located in three cities: Breda, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, and Tilburg. The school has 29,000 students studying 40 courses in 18 institutes. There are 2,300 employees. Avans University of Applied Sciences itself was founded on January 1, 2004, as a union of Hogeschool ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Hogeschool Brabant in Tilburg, Breda, and Etten-Leur. Hogeschool Brabant itself was a…

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Zuyd Hogeschool) is a University of Applied Sciences with campuses in Heerlen, Sittard and Maastricht in the southeastern Netherlands. The main focus of Zuyd University is on Bachelor programmes, 52 in total[1], most of them in Dutch. There are currently[when?] 8 master programmes[2]. In the latest edition of the Guide to Higher Education 2008 ( “2008 Higher Education Guide”), Zuyd University takes first place…

Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Saxion University of Applied Sciences is a Dutch vocational university with four campuses in the eastern Netherlands. It provides more than 100 courses in a wide variety of study fields, such as finance, law, engineering, hospitality, business, IT, broadcasting and digital media. With over 27,000 students, it is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands.[1] Saxion offers bachelor & master education and research focused on Living…

University of Nijmegen (1655–80)

The University of Nijmegen (Kwartierlijke Academie van Nijmegen) was the first university in Nijmegen, Netherlands and existed between 1655 AD and approximately the year 1680. It was founded as a Illustre school in 1655 and became a university in 1656. The local government supported the university and it became competitor for the University of Harderwijk as main university in the Gelders district. The Commanderie St. Jan became its accommodation and…