Exchange program — Health Professionals in International Perspective

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The program starts 1 February 2025 and 1 February 2026

Ever wonder how culture affects the way we eat, live, communicate? How social media fits into the mix? Learn to expand your perspective on the health profession. Discover how you can combine foods and cultures from around the world. To become a better health professional. A better global citizen.

Why Health Professionals in International Perspective?

Study abroad

Choose to study abroad during the second part of this exchange program. See how the healthcare profession is done in other parts of the world.

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Learn from multicultural pros

You get insights from professionals who work all over the world. Learn from their experience how today’s international health topics are dealt with.

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Gain a broader context

Deepen your skill set and knowledge in your own work. Add to your professional profile. And learn to see your job in a broader context.

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Quick facts about the Health Professionals in International Perspective

    12Contact hoursaverage per week
    32Study hoursaverage per week
    30ECTS creditsEuropean Credit Transfer System

School of Allied Health

The School of Allied Health contributes to a healthy region; a region where people can participate in their communities and lead productive and meaningful lives. We do this together with the professional field of allied healthcare, with partners in the public sector and with the business community.

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How you make a healthier difference

Health Professionals in International Perspective (HIP) covers all kinds of health-related topics. You learn about food and culture around the world. And how they affect the health profession. But you also go in depth about international health. About your professional identity. And how you use social media and trending health topics. In short, you become more of a global citizen.

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Why 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 is an international student. Why? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.

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Discover the city of Nijmegen

The lovely university town of Nijmegen has a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and bicycle trails.


A day in the life of an exchange student in Nijmegen


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  • HAN Nijmegen campus

    Kapittelweg 33
    6525 EN Nijmegen
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Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 17:00

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