University of Applied Sciences foundation programme

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).

This is a two-term programme taught at Holland International Study Centre in Amsterdam.

If you need additional help with your English before you start this programme, you can take one term of English language classes before starting your Foundation programme.

Once you successfully complete your programme, and achieve the required academic grades, you can progress to your degree . This programme begins in January so students are able to progress to Hanze UAS in September of the same year, saving time and money.

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 a business-related degree at Hanze University of Applied Sciences. Find out about modules, assessment, term dates and programme structure. 

English Language Preparation

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

Study this one-term pre-sessional programme if you need to improve your English language level before you start the two-term Foundation programme. Find out course dates and entry requirements. 

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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