Studying at HAN

When do your classes start and when do you have holidays? Check out the academic calendar. Also, learn about the Dutch education system. The campus facilities. Your rights and responsibilities as a student. Studying abroad. And more.


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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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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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…

19 November 2022Online Open Day

The Open Day on 19 November is online, so you can join from anywhere in the world. Sit in on one of the many talk shows and get the ins and outs on admission, housing, visas and scholarships. Talk to students and lecturers from our English-taught degree programs. And ask all your questions. All from the comfort of your own home!

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