School of Engineering and Automotive

At the School of Engineering and Automotive we offer education in the fields of sustainable energy, energy transition, Lean, sustainable mobility and autonomous transportation. And we conduct research on current social issues.

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Introducing HAN School of Engineering and Automotive


Home base for bachelor, master and associate degree programs 

The School of Engineering and Automotive is home to numerous bachelor, associate and master degree programs. A number of programs are taught in English and some are offered in both part-time and full-time.

Dutch taught

  • Bachelor in Automotive Engineering
  • Bachelor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor in Embedded Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor in Industrial Design Engineering 
  • Bachelor in Industrial Engineering & Management 
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Associate degree in Automotive
  • Associate degree in Embedded Systems Engineering 
  • Associate degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Energy Technology
  • Associate degree in Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering

Exchange programs

Advanced Mobility

Advanced Mobility: Implementing High-Tech Mobility Solutions prepares you for the automotive world of today and tomorrow. This exchange program is designed to give you the latest information about self-driving cars.

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Automotive Research Semester

In this exchange program you learn from experts, on the actual work floor. You work in a group to produce a final innovation project. At the end of the semester you present your project at the closing symposium.

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Automotive Specialization Semester

In this semester, you'll pick 2 of the 6 available specialisations. Learn to build the car of the future. The ins and outs of the industry. Build up your network. You’re on the path to becoming an automotive specialist.

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Co-create Urban Transition

You'll be taking a look at urban and rural planning in a whole new light. Learn how to carry out research. Discover new ways to help guide a changing society. And manage and integrate those changes with empathy and understanding.

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Electronincs: Design, Signals and Systems

This program covers a broad variety of topics. Amongst other things, you'll learn to draw up a transfer function of a system, design and implement an analogue controller, and recognise signal integrity issues of fast, modern electronic systems.

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Embedded Systems Design

Brush up on your C++ skills, design and develop software applications, learn how to apply UML and VHDL technologies and describe your results and how they fit in to the V model. You'll learn this and so much more!


Embedded Vision Design

You'll learn lighting techniques to optimize camera images. Discover how to develop embedded applications on PCs or Micro-controller/Android platforms. Learn to use algorithms and techniques, image processing and much more!

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Industrial and Power Systems

This exchange program covers all kinds of topics. How to design/build a product or prototype machine and learn the basic principles of 3-phase electric machines, power converters and network calculations. For your final project, you design a system with a power converter as a key element.

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Internal Combustion Engines

You'll learn about combustion, performance, emissions and energy efficiency. Also about testing and processing measurement results, calibration and motor management. Modeling and computer simulation. Energy efficiency.

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Lightweight Structural Vehicle Design

This exchange program covers the lightweight design and construction spectrum. You'll learn about finite element theory with linear algebra. Use Abaqus software for practical FEA-CAE exercises. Go on-site to see how the professionals do things.

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You'll learn how to design a sturdy yet sustainable powertrain and how to tackle engineering and design situations. Also discover how to make a proper analysis and to defend your findings.

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Semiconductor Packaging

Semiconductor packaging is making a difference in 5G communication, optical networks, health sensors, automotive engineering and other advanced applications. A field of expertise where various disciplines come together, from electronics to mechanics.

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Wind Energy Project Management

With this program you'll experience the business close up during site visits. Learn about wind farm management, organization and set up. Transport, installation and maintenance. And how to manage the financial and social aspects of a business.

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Home base for practice-based research 

We work together with the degree programs to tackle social issues. We do so through groundbreaking practice-based research in 3 innovative research centers and 2 Centers of Expertise.

Research centers

Centers of Expertise


Internship opportunities for international students

Are you enrolled at one of our partner universities? Then the School of Engineering and Automotive can help you find an internship. Our school has connections with a range of established Dutch companies. Many are recognised in the Netherlands. We'll look at your previous education and interest and help you find a suitable internship.

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School of Engineering and Automotive 

Gerrit Averesch MSc, dean 
T +31 (0)26 365 83 76 (secretarial office)