Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

Study in Amsterdam's business district

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences specialises in entrepreneurship and small businesses. Specialising in entrepreneurship, this university is an excellent choice if you’re planning to start your own business in the future.

The University places an emphasis on practical experience. Work placements are an important part of most degrees, and assignments are provided by real businesses. During your degree, you can network with the business world, take inspiration from start-ups, and seek advice from entrepreneurs. You may also have the chance to join academic study trips to other countries.

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

Location and campus life

Amsterdam is an inspiring place to live for ambitious students. As a capital city it has an international atmosphere and is very well-connected to the rest of the world.

This city is famous for its canals and historic buildings, and it has excellent restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues. Full of culture, the Museum Quarter has some of the world’s most important exhibitions and galleries, including the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

The University’s modern campus is a ten-minute walk from the central train station. Set in the heart of Amsterdam’s start-up scene, you’ll experience the start-up lifestyle first-hand and can connect with local businesses.

Around 60% of the student body at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is international, so you’ll find it easy to settle in. All students live off-campus – you can choose to stay at The Student Hotel Amsterdam City or The Student Hotel Amsterdam West, or in private housing.

Why choose Wittenborg?

Specialist in entrepreneurship and small businesses


Emphasis on practical experience and business coaching

Maru from Mexico

I am surrounded by the people I want to be with. A group of fearless, ambitious, courageous and so inspiring entrepreneurs.

Maru from Mexico
Studying BBA International Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Small Business at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences