Bachelor Automotive Engineering
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The program starts 1 September 2024 and 1 September 2025
Mobility is changing. Towards a new kind of automobile. Cleaner. More efficient. More intelligent. Automotive engineers across the globe are developing these vehicles of the future. Want to join them? Choose Automotive Engineering at HAN and get the latest automotive expertise. And so much more.
Why study Automotive Engineering at HAN University in the Netherlands?
70+ years’ experience
HAN Automotive Institute has been educating automotive engineers for over 70 years.
Design, build, test and race in the Formula Student and Eco Marathon competitions.
Each year the program organizes a career day. Over 40 companies give info on internships, graduation projects and jobs.
Want to continue studying after your bachelor degree? HAN offers the Master in Engineering Systems.
High employment rate
96% of graduates find a job within 1 year
What do you learn?
This degree gives you a thorough technical grounding in automotive engineering. So, you learn subjects like electrical and electronic systems, mechanics and vehicle dynamics. At the same time, you constantly apply your theoretical knowledge in projects. The projects focus on future mobility concepts, such as self-driving automobiles. Later in your degree you specialize in Business Management, Manufacturing, Powertrain, Structural Design, Vehicle Technology or Vehicle Electronics and Control.
What can you do with Automotive Engineering?
With this bachelor degree, you’re a qualified automotive engineer. You have the skills to design and test automobiles and their components. Where you’ll work? Anywhere in the automobile industry. Research and development. Manufacturing. Sales. Take your pick. And we’re not just talking about cars. ‘Automobile’ also includes trucks, buses, special vehicles and motorcycles. And pulled vehicles. Like trailers, semi-trailers and caravans.
Online Open Day
The Open Day on 23 March is online, so you can join from anywhere in the world. Join our live talk shows and get the ins and outs on admission, housing, visas and scholarships. Talk to students and lecturers from Automotive Engineering and ask all your questions. All from the comfort of your own home!
What do students think?
Students of Automotive Engineering share their experiences. About studying in the Netherlands, why they chose Automotive Engineering and the combination of theory and practice.
Dutch way of learning
The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at Dutch universities like HAN, you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.
Automotive Engineering in numbers
Why study in the Netherlands?
Planning to study in the Netherlands? The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students at Dutch universities is an international student. Why do so many international students pursue their education at universities in Holland? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (17th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
Discover the city of Arnhem
Arnhem is the green and bustling capital of the province of Gelderland. With a population of around 160,000, the city has plenty to offer. Whether you’re into fashion or history, museums or pubs, concerts or nightclubs. And with its lovely green surroundings, you can also enjoy nature at its best. Safe and friendly student cities are just one of the 7 reasons to study at HAN.
HAN Arnhem campusRuitenberglaan 29
6826 CC Arnhem
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