Breda University of Applied Sciences is a university of applied sciences with some 7,000 students from over 100 countries. It is situated in the south of the Netherlands, in the city of Breda, only 100 km from both Amsterdam and Brussels. Breda is a historical city with some 180,000 inhabitants. Approx. 20,000 young people are studying in Breda. 

Top reasons to study here

  • The subject areas are very much interconnected.
  • Breda University of Applied Sciences cooperates with businesses which are at the top of their field.
  • In the large international network we cooperate with other universities and companies in education and research.

Bachelor's programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (6)
Business & Management (4)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

Breda University of Applied Sciences (in former days NHTV Breda) was founded in 1966 as an institute offering bachelor’s programmes in tourism and leisure and in this field, it is the largest and leading education institution in the world. New professional and academic bachelor’s and master’s programmes have been developed since then.

Education

Breda University of Applied Sciences prepares students for management-level positions in an international setting. International accreditations from, for instance, the UN World Tourism Organization and the World Leisure Organization underline the quality of education. Breda University of Applied Sciences works together with many leading education institutions all over the world. As a result, there are many opportunities for intensive student and lecturer exchanges. 

Services

Housing services

Breda University of Applied Sciences does not offer on-campus housing facilities. However, Student Office assists international students in finding suitable accommodation. The rent

of a student room ranges from € 350 to € 450 per person per month.

Student Life

Campus life

All departments of Breda University of Applied Sciences can be found on our new campus at the Mgr. Hopmansstraat in Breda, The Netherlands. The campus consists of three building including a former convent. The buildings are situated in a green, park like,

environment at the edge of the city centre. The city itself is fun, safe and internationally oriented.

Sports facilities

There are several sport and recreation facilities for students and staff. You can make theatre. Or make music in the Music Room! You can also join a student association. They organise parties, sporting events, field trips and other events. Joining in is a lot of fun.

Student Reviews

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)
NHTV a place to be
rated 3 out of 5 stars
Really personal Always trying to help Sometimes a tad unprofessional
Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)
Dutch everywhere
rated 1 out of 5 stars
I am the first year student. I was so happy when I came to Nhtv, what rapidly changed. I have good grades and school is really interesting, however if you are not dutch it is problem, everywhere where you move is just dutch. Teachers speaking dutch in front of international studenta. Dutch students which chose english track are totaly without respect and they speak dutch all the time. Teachers ...
Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)
NHTV
rated 4 out of 5 stars
I loved all the opportunities I had. However, they could really work more on their organisational skills