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HAN University of Applied Sciences

3.7 out of 5 (118 ratings / 109 reviews) Nijmegen, Netherlands
Our mission is to qualify, socialize and prepare students for their future professional practice and citizenship.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)



HAN offers high-quality, practice-based education to more than 30,000 students. HAN’s centres of expertise provide tailored research to companies and institutions.


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.

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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.

Housing services

HAN Housing Office offers student housing at locations in Arnhem and Nijmegen. We arrange short-stay accommodation for 1 semester for exchange students. And for 1 or 2 semester(s) for non-EU/EEA bachelor and master students.

Medical services

The School of Allied Health contributes to a healthy region; a region where people can participate in their communities and lead productive and meaningful lives. We do this together with the professional field of allied healthcare, with partners in the public sector and with the business community.

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.

Each building has its own cafeteria, where you can get drinks and snacks. The larger cafeterias also offer warm meals. There are several cafes, where you can wind down with fellow students after a day of studying.

Student Reviews

Reasons to consider studying at HAN.
Zhenya Hristova rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is really a good university. You have a lot of opportunities to develop yourself and practice your degree. All teachers are very kind and try to help you as much as they can. The campus is amazing. You receive good quality of education for affordable prices. I am still in the beginning but I can say it is worth it. One disadvantage is that is hard to find a place to...

As mechanical engineering I know that we are facing with huge disaster in our world ' global warming'. Therefore, electrical cars and sustainable energies have significant influence in opponent of this issue. Hence, as part of this world I suppose that I
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have a positive perspective about education in this university because this field is the future of the vehicle industry.

Professional teachers and international environmen
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Highly international university with wide range of study programs and very professional teachers.

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