Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS), founded in 1798, is the oldest and largest of applied sciences in the north of Netherlands. It is known for its practice oriented education system and strong focus on the field of Energy & Healthy Ageing and entrepreneurship.
"The institution is located in Gronigen, a city with an age-old tradition of being a trade, knowledge, sciences, and culture center. It is one of the best cities to study as 25% of the populations are students. Their wide range of practice oriented programs are suitable for students who are eager to gain practical experiences other than attending lectures. The curriculum requires students to have two work placements which allows students to practice what they have learned in class. The combination of theoretical and practical knowledge will prepare students to face today’s global economy. The university also offers unique programs such as Game Design & Development, Business IT & Management and Physiotherapy, Master’s in Sensor System Engineering, European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management and Master International Communication. By having international programs taught in several languages such as English, Dutch, and German and an extensive network with organizations and businesses from all over the world, Hanze UAS has successfully built its international reputation. Moreover, the university has an award winning International Student Office which helps international students with application process and information regarding the programs. The office also provides assistance for international students to adapt with the school environment and the Dutch culture. "