Studying at HAN

Ready to start your bachelor in the Netherlands? Or are you joining us for an exchange or master program? Here you can find everything you need to know about studying at HAN University of Applied Sciences.


7 reasons to study at HAN

Why study at HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands? There are 7 simple reasons!

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Academic calendar
All the important dates for the current and upcoming academic years. Find out when classes start and when you …
campus facilities
HAN has campuses in Arnhem and in Nijmegen. Both have all the facilities you need. Libraries, canteens, pubs, …
Study materials
To start your studies, you need textbooks, syllabi and possibly a laptop. Read here what you need and where yo…
Student services
As a HAN student, you have access to a range of support and services. Like special provisions if you have a di…
Practical experience
An important aspect of studying at HAN is gaining practical experience. For example, by working on real-life p…
Study abroad
Bachelor programs at HAN include one elective semester, also known as a minor. This is usually done in the 3rd…
Rights and responsibilities
What are your rights as a student? And what does HAN expect of you? How do you go about exercising a right? He…
Dutch Education System
The education system in the Netherlands has 2 kinds of universities: research universities and universities of…

Areas of study

Engineering & Technology

Do you get excited about designing, experimenting and programming? Put your passion for technology to good use! Discover more about Engineering & Technology here.

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Natural Sciences

Want to improve plant species, discover the origin of diseases or find ways to clean up contaminated soil? Study natural sciences and get the know-how to approach these challenges.

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Economics & Business

Do you get excited about doing business in an international setting? Would you love to work in marketing, sales, logistics or finance? Then Economics & Business might be a good fit for you. Read more about Economics & Business.

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Behavior & Social Sciences

Are you fascinated by human behavior? Do you read people like an open book? Would you love to work in a field that allows you to help and empower people? Then Behavior & Social Sciences might just be the perfect fit for you!

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Language & Communication

Are you always obsessing over the underlying meaning of a message? Are you intrigued by how language shapes our perception? Do you find joy in looking for the ‘right’ words? Then studying Language & Communication might just be the right step for you.

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Looking backOnline Open Day

The Online Open Day was on Saturday 21 January. Did you miss it? No worries! You can watch the talk shows we held about admission, housing, visas and scholarships. We'll be posting recordings of the sessions soon.

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