The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Real-life learning 

The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) is Holland’s most culturally diverse university. Here, you will study alongside other students from more than 150 different nationalities.

At the Hague University you will develop a global outlook and receive a high-quality education. You’ll learn to apply your knowledge to real world scenarios, making links between classroom learning and real-life.

During your degree, you'll connect with businesses and have access to work placements. Paid internships are offered in Holland and abroad – past students have worked with employers like Unilever, Shell and the International Criminal Court.

You can progress to the Hague University after successfully completing the International Foundation Year at Holland International Study Centre Amsterdam. To find out more, see Progression Degrees.

Location and campus life

At The Hague University of Applied Sciences you will live and study in the International City of Peace and Justice. A UN host, The Hague is home to the International Court of Justice, 131 international institutes and 80 justice organisations. The city is also the seat of the Dutch government, the Supreme Court and the Council of State.

Also known as the Royal Capital of Holland, The Hague is Holland’s third largest city. This culturally rich city has world-class art galleries, restaurants and museums. Holland’s largest beach area of Scheveningen is half an hour away by tram, and you are 40 minutes from Amsterdam by train.

The Hague University of Applied Sciences has a city centre campus with state-of-the-art buildings. Facilities include specially designed work and study areas, a sports centre, cafes, restaurants and a campus shop. Student life in The Hague is exciting, with culture and entertainment organised through the city’s ACKU student organisation.

All students at the University live off campus in private or shared housing. This gives you the opportunity to enjoy greater independence and make the most of living in The Hague.

Why choose The Hague University?

Live in the International City of Peace and Justice


An exciting international community


National and international internship opportunities

Kanyanat from Thailand

Being a student at THUAS is a wonderful experience. THUAS has an international atmosphere since there are lots of international students from all around the world. I really enjoy studying here!

Kanyanat from Thailand
Studying BSc Process and Food Technology at The Hague University of Applied Sciences