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

  • An enterprising, world-class university with a comprehensive programme in agribusiness, food and environment.
  • Great carreer opportunies, 70% of our graduates find a job within 2 months after graduating.
  • Low tuition fees, EU approx. 2000 euro (first year 50% reduction for EU students), non-EU approx. 7500 euro.

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



An independent university that works actively with local and international business. Our educational concept focuses on entrepreneurial study involving substantial cross-fertilisation with day-to-day business practice. These ties provide real-life experiences for our students and teachers as well as strong support for businesses in terms of innovation, development and life-long learning


Working in a small group, you will learn how to define and carry out research during the 4th year specialization Applied Plant Research.

You will follow an entire research process: from writing a research plan, through to presenting the final results in the form of an article.  Most of the projects covered on the programme are based on research questions from Dutch companies. You will also receive modules to support your research, such as statistics and the design of experiments.

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Housing services

The International Office supports you as an international student in finding/ arranging accommodation for your first year of studies. Besides providing information on how to look for a room yourself we offer mediation of furnished student rooms, the Accommodation Service.

Library services

Greeni is a digital library with an extensive catalogue. It contains internet sources, databases and full-text journal articles especially selected for HAS University of Applied Sciences. Greeni is the starting point for the students when they are looking for information.

Student Reviews

Involved lecturers and international experiences for IFA students
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall experience is good. The class sizes are small and the interaction with teachers is on a very personal level. Content of the courses is good and when you are a member of the program committee you have a lot of influence on the curriculum (examination, content etc.). For example, there was a lot of group work which did not work improve the quality of the work. They...

Tuition fee support
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

HAS is a unique practical university, there I am communicating with my study advisor ,students are friendly. Tuition fee is quite expensive, if I can get support ,I would give my studies 100 percent attention.

What an experience!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Cool course, amazing classmates and I have travelled more in 8 months than my whole life. Living the dream.

's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands