Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Groningen , Netherlands
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 22
    Available Programs
  • 28500
  • 7700
    Average Cost
  • Permit


Hanze UAS was founded in 1986 as the merger of various local institutes for professional education, the oldest of which is the Academy Minerva, founded in 1798, which was the first multi-sectoral institute for practical higher education in the Netherlands. The mission of the Academy Minerva was “The improvement of Drawing, Construction and Nautical Sciences, together with the aligned Arts and Sciences, within all ranks of society, and in particular to improve the skills of the disadvantaged." Throughout the centuries that followed many more institutions, engaged in a wide range of different fields, were established.

Entry requirements

A national (home country) secondary school diploma or international secondary school qualification, such as an International Baccalaureate diploma, is required. It must have a similar or equivalent level to the Dutch HAVO secondary school diploma.

Additional requirement:  Mathematics.

English requirement

Language requirements for international students planning to study an English-taught programme necessitate a minimum level of English language proficiency. English language proficiency must be provided either by submitting an IELTS score of 6.0, by a TOEFL paper based test with a minimum score of 550 or an equivalent score if a different kind of language test has been taken. All test scores must not be more than two years old.

English language exemptions

The following students are exempt from submitting an English language proficiency test:

Dutch students

Student who have obtained their secondary education diploma in one of the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Austria, Romania, Slovakia and Sweden.

Students who have obtained a diploma at an English-taught institution and who can prove that their prior education, for which they obtained a diploma, was fully English -taught.

Students whose prior education was English-taught and who obtained a diploma in the following countries: Australia, Canada (English speaking part), Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Students with an International Baccalaureate or European Baccalaureate.

Scholarship & funding

There are a number of scholarships available to students at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS). to know more follow this link


Student life

Studying at Hanze University of Applied Sciences will give you unforgettable student experience. Student life here holds many social and physical activities, so you won`t be disappointed.