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University partners


World-class universities

Five partner universities ranked in the THE World University Rankings 2016-2017:

  • Wageningen University & Research – 65th
  • University of Groningen – 80th
  • University of Twente – 153rd
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – 156th
  • Tilburg University – 198th

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.

 

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University Of Groningen


Course Options

International Study Centre Programme

International Foundation Year 

Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Groningen):
BSc International Business
BSc Economics and Business Economics
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research

Science and Engineering route (taught in Groningen):
BSc Applied Mathematics
BSc Applied Physics
BSc Artificial Intelligence
BSc Astronomy
BSc Chemical Engineering
BSc Chemistry
BSc Computing Science
BSc Industrial Engineering and Management
BSc Mathematics
BSc Physics


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.


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The Hague University of Applied Sciences

 
Course Options 
International Study Centre Programme International Foundation Year 
Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Amsterdam):
BA International Business & Management Studies
BA International Financial Management & Control

Science and Engineering route (taught in Amsterdam):
BA Process and Food Technology
BEng Industrial Design Engineering


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 SciencesHanze University of Applied Sciences

 

Course Options
International Study Centre Programme International Foundation Year 
Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Groningen):
BBA International Business and Management Studies
with specialisation in: International Marketing, International Management,
International Strategy & Business Development, or International Finance & Accounting 


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.


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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

 
 

Course Options

International Study Centre Programme

International Foundation Year

Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Amsterdam):
BSc International Business Administration

Science and Engineering route (taught in Amsterdam):
BSc Business Analytics
BSc Computer Science


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.


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Tilburg University

 

Course Options 
International Study Centre Programme International Foundation Year 
Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Amsterdam):
BSc International Business Administration 
BSc Economics


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

University of Twente

 

Course Options 
International Study Centre Programme International Foundation Year 
Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Amsterdam):
BSc International Business Administration

Science and Engineering route (taught in Amsterdam):
BSc Applied Mathematics
BSc Business & IT
BSc Industrial Design
BSc Technical Computer Science
BSc Advanced Technology
BSc Creative Technology
BSc Electrical Engineering
BSc Civil Engineering
BSc Mechanical Engineering


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

 

 

Course Options 
International Study Centre Programme International Foundation Year
Degree Options

Business and Management route (taught in Amsterdam):
BBA International Business Administration in Entrepreneurship & Small Business


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.

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