HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best educational and expertise Centre in the Southern Netherlands for the agrifood and environment sectors, with 2 sites: 's-Hertogenbosch and Venlo.

Top reasons to study here

  • Basic principle of our internationalisation strategy: “Excellent professional education is an international effort.”
  • In the Elsevier ‘Best Studies 2018’ survey, we were voted the best specialist university of applied sciences in the Netherlands.
  • In 2018, we were rated as the 2nd best University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids HBO.



HAS University of Applied Sciences is the leading higher education and expertise centre in the south of the Netherlands in the field of agribusiness, food and environment.


HAS provides:

  • Students with specialist and comprehensive courses
  • The sectors we serve with the skilled higher education professionals they need
  • Business with applied research and consultancy
  • Business professionals with practical training and courses

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

The International Office offers an Accommodation Service to help new international students arrange a room for the first year of their studies. It goes without saying that this service is also available for exchange students from our partner institutions.

Student Life

Campus life

As an organisation, HAS owes its solid foundation to:

  • Motivated teams and enterprising professionals, leaving room for individual freedom and a strong sense of personal responsibility
  • Our integrity: the quality of our courses and respect for our students are undisputed and are our first priority
  • A flat and lean organisational structure, in which everyone involved is focused on realising the HAS goals
  • A sound and healthy financial base, giving us the room to do business and initiate our own development

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Amazing and helpfull

's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands