University of Applied Sciences International Foundation Year

Your pathway to Hanze UAS

Develop the academic skills and English language you need to succeed in your degree at Hanze University of Applied Sciences (UAS). If you need additional help with your English before you start this programme, you can take one term of language classes before starting your Foundation Year. 

If you start this programme in January 2018 you will study at our centre in Groningen. From September 2018 the University of Applied Sciences International Foundation Year will be taught in Amsterdam

Business and Management

Holland International Study Centre students on campus at VU University.

This is a two-term Foundation programme in Business and Management that will prepare you for your degree at Hanze University of Applied Sciences.

English Language Preparation

Holland International Study Centre students in one of the common areas at the Holland International Study Centre

Study this one-term programme if you need to improve your English language level before you start the two-term Foundation programme. 

Jessica from China

Jessica from China studied at Hanze University of Applied Sciences

I did my placement in Groningen for an online sports retailer. This was a good opportunity for me to gain practical experience. We have studied in Hanze and learnt a lot of theory, so this was a good chance to apply it in real cases.

Jessica from China studied International Business at Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Practical learning

Internships are an essential part of the education at a university of applied sciences

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