Tio University of Applied Sciences

Tio University of Applied Sciences

Welcome at Tio, a university of applied sciences where you will feel right at home. Tio offers a great atmosphere, the option of accelerated studying and the unique Tio concept. Students love Tio’s small-scale and personal education.

Top reasons to study here

  • Tio stands for intensive, small-scale and high-quality education and has had an excellent reputation as a renowned educational institute for many years.
  • Tio stimulates its students to excel by means of e.g. an honours programme, management positions during projects and participation in external competitions.
  • As a private university of applied sciences, Tio can respond quickly to demands from the industry and to students’ wishes.



The professorship is designed to promote interaction between research, education and professional practice by collecting, distributing and (learning to) apply(ing) knowledge of the field of e-commerce and digital marketing in the sector. The professorship steers research assignments and final thesis projects conducted by students in the right direction.


Your Tio degree opens a multitude of career paths for you. Do you want to know what these are? Take a look at what you can do after completing your Tio bachelor’s degree.

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Housing services

Campus accommodation is not common in the Netherlands. Most students rent a room in a student house. If you need help finding a place to live, Tio will assist you. Students requiring a student visa will automatically be offered housing via Tio.

Since both Amsterdam and Utrecht are very popular among students, we recommend letting Tio help you. Average accommodation prices for student housing in Amsterdam vary between € 600 and € 800 a month and in Utrecht between € 450 and € 650 a month.

Student Life

Campus life

In addition to its headquarters in Utrecht, Tio University of Applied Sciences has five campuses spread across the Netherlands:

  • Tio Amsterdam
  • Tio Utrecht
  • Tio Eindhoven (Dutch bachelor’s degrees only)
  • Tio Hengelo (Dutch bachelor’s degrees only)
  • Tio Rotterdam (Dutch bachelor’s degrees only)

Sports facilities

Hengelo is in tenth place on the list of Dutch cities with the best cultural and sports facilities. The adventurous and athletic are well catered for in this town. Studying in Hengelo is great – just ask one of the Tio students you can meet during one of the open days.

Student clubs

The national student society Cognatio is the student society of Tio. With more than 500 members across five Tio campuses, Cognatio is a great society that offers you the opportunity to make new friends for life and expand a good network. Together with  Cognatio, you can make the most of your student days.

Student Reviews

Excellent education at Tio!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I can only be positive about my time at Tio, during which I got so many opportunities to develop myself and to work on expanding my professional network. Learning by doing turned out to be truly of great value, and I feel ready to step into the tourism industry.

Tio helps!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Tio is a school that helps you develop to become the professional you want to be. And they’re doing a damn good job!

Best university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Small school, a lot of personal attention. Great teachers!