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HAN University of Applied Sciences

Top reasons to study here

  • Offers high-quality, practice-based education.
  • Internationalisation is an important tool to improve the quality of education and research at HAN.
  • Work closely with partner institutions on exchange programmes, international projects and international applied research.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



HAN provides 62 Bachelors courses and 19 Masters courses to more than 30,000 students. We have around 3,000 international students from over 70 different countries.


Practice-based research at HAN University of Applied Sciences is multidisciplinary and relates to themes from the professional world. We share and develop knowledge in the professional field as well as extract knowledge from the professional field. This exchange acts as a catalyst for the development of our education.


Student services

Internationalisation is a key area at HAN University of Applied Sciences. One aspect is the international mobility of HAN staff and students. Another aspect is knowledge exchange in a global network of international partners.

One of the responsibilities of the International Office is providing support for incoming international and outgoing exchange students. International students that have been accepted to HAN can count on International Office staff to help them with practical matters.

Housing services

HAN Housing Office facilitates student housing at locations in Arnhem and Nijmegen.

ICT services

HAN University of Applied Sciences has 5 multimedia and study centres - 2 in Arnhem and 3 in Nijmegen. You can find a great collection of books, journals, graduation papers, DVDs, and much more.

Medical services

 Non-European students receive AON insurance coverage for the 1st year (if arriving in February you are covered for the 1st half year). This coverage is requested in your name by the International Office as part of your financial guarantee . You are responsible for renewing and paying the coverage after its expiration date. 

Student Life

Campus life

HAN University of Applied Sciences has campuses in Arnhem and in Nijmegen. Both campuses have great facilities including study centres, sports facilities, canteens and places to relax with fellow students.You’ll find everything you need at the HAN campuses: extensive multimedia centres, good IT facilities, modern lecture halls, high-tech laboratories and places to socialise with classmates. If you would like to have a look around, you can do so virtually, using our 360 virtual tour.

Student Reviews

Arnhem “Business” School
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

If you’re an ambitious student looking for a good university for a decent education in the business field then keep looking. This cash grab of an institution is set up to exploit its students by squeezing every last penny out of them with no hesitation just to present them with some outdated, 80’s era theories for four years straight which would then amount to absolutely...

First Year
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Studying at the Han is a great experience. The course material is fair and supply you with all materials needed to work in the Automotive business. Student life there is really nice as a lot of students are international, so you won’t feel that you are the only stranger.

The better improvement
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The course overally is great compared to my home country's universities. However there are a few things that can be improved. It is good that the school heads us to a new "improved course" but it would be better if they do it slowly, by not changing the whole course but only parts of it! In overall I still enjoy it especially the knowledge learnt from school and...