NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences

By expanding your boundaries, there is no telling what you might accomplish. That is why we challenge our students, staff and partners every day to discover and develop their talents, as part of a journey that transcends the limits of their own professional field and immediate environment. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Our courses incorporate all the latest trends and developments in the relevant sectors and industries, both at a national as well as an international level.
  • That is the strength of NHL Stenden: in a rapidly changing world, our people make the impossible possible.
  • Our students, lecturers and researchers work together in small teams on real-life assignments and share their innovative ideas in practice.

About

Education

It happens, because we make it happen; that is what we believe. We strive to make the impossible possible by looking beyond the borders of our own professional fields. We encourage our students and staff every day to come up with innovative solutions to practical issues. We do this by collaborating with industry professionals. Students, lecturers, researchers, and industry professionals come together in workshops. This way, we prepare our students to become enterprising and resourceful professionals, who look beyond their own professional field with an interdisciplinary approach. 

Research

Research and education are intertwined at NHL Stenden. Our university of applied sciences has 44 professorships of applied sciences. These are divided among our three focus areas: Vital Regions, Smart Sustainable Industries, and Service Economy. Together with local and international partners, we build and expand our expertise by employing practice-based research. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Housing services

In the Netherlands, it is common for students to rent a room in a shared house or apartment with other students. There are also options to rent a one-bedroom or studio apartment. Student accommodation is usually provided by real estate agents or private landlords who advertise their rooms on different platforms.  

Library services

Renewing and reserving can be done at the counter or online, by logging into the catalogue with your cardnumber and password (first three letters from your last name).In our Libraries you can use various facilities such as computers, printers and smart boards. Scanning and copying is also possible. In addition, each Library has workplaces where you can study or work with your own laptop.

Medical services

The Dutch healthcare system is a universal, multi-payer system. This means healthcare is funded through a combination of public and private contributions.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
  • Emmen, the Netherlands
  • Meppel, the Netherlands
  • Groningen, the Netherlands
  • Terschelling, the Netherlands
  • Qatar
  • Bali
  • Thailand
  • South Africa

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The gained one year learning experience here with Stenden University of Applied Science is considered a valuable transition for me, which has saved me the re-entering time. The leaning atmosphere is nice and teaching methods are quite effective.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am still fairly new to the university but I would like to see more feedback given to students especially internationals who are not used to the way things are done in Europe

Nothing much, just personal problem
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The number of students keep raising annually, i feel like anyone can enter the school easily, which creates education differences between students. Furthermore, as my head forces me to continue with the study of this education, but my hear tells me to switch, i sometimes got lost while studying and just want to escape

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