The Holland International Study Centre partners with leading universities in Holland. Our programmes provide access to degrees at partner universities in the Netherlands ranging from THE top 200 ranked research universities to the best universities of applied sciences in the country.
Students who complete the International Foundation Year can progress to one of the undergraduate degrees at our partner universities listed below.
University Of Groningen
The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. Out of this tradition rose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank. Geographically, the University is rooted in the North of the Netherlands, a region very close to its heart.
The Hague University of Applied Sciences
The Hague University of Applied Sciences provides a high-quality education. Research contributes to this, and our research groups play an important role, establishing links between teaching, practice and applied research. We develop our courses to help you function confidently in a world that is changing faster every day. With The Hague’s international reputation as a ‘City of Peace and Justice’, a degree from the Hague University of Applied Sciences will put you on the road to success in a global society.
Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS), is the largest university of applied sciences in the northern part of the Netherlands and is located in the vibrant student city Groningen. With a focus on practical learning in addition to theoretical knowledge, studying at Hanze UAS will challenge you to achieve your full potential.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a top 150 world-ranked university, currently at 136th in the Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014/15. VU Amsterdam is located in the heart of Amsterdam's business district and good relations with businesses in Amsterdam mean that there are opportunities for internships as well as good employment prospects after graduation for VU Amsterdam students.
Tilburg University is a top-class research university in the south of the Netherlands. It is a campus university and has an excellent reputation in many fields, particularly Business and Economics. As the sixth largest city in the Netherlands, it is big enough to offer lots of cultural activities but small enough that you feel part of a safe and friendly community.
University of Twente
The University of Twente is a research university which focuses on the development of technology and its impact on people and society. This can be seen in the range of Bachelor’s degree programmes which the university offers in the field of technology and behavioural and social sciences. Gain an inspiring education from the University of Twente and put yourself on the path to career success.
Wittenborg University Amsterdam
Wittenborg University Amsterdam is in the heart of the city's start-up scene. Specialising in business and entrepreneurship, you can benefit from the university’s excellent network of successful start-ups, coaches, mentors and advisors. The university also offers regular academic study trips around the world, plus study abroad opportunities in the UK, Germany and China.