Hogeschool Van Amsterdam
The Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences (HvA), or Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, is one of the largest institutes for higher professional education in the Netherlands. The HvA mainly offers bachelor degree programmes, but also has a number of (professional) master degree programmes. For students from the HvA's international partner institutes it is possible to study at the HvA as an exchange student.
In international co-operation, student enrolment and productive contacts with the business world. The HvA offers over eighty courses of study, spread across various locations in Amsterdam and Almere. HvA is also a partner for the business world, a large employer and an important player in the knowledge sector.
The HvA's 2,300 employees serve more than 30,000 students.
The HvA also maintains close ties with the University of Amsterdam. The close co-operation between the two creates added value in the areas of education and research. The strengths of the HvA and the University are combined in a variety of research. For HvA students who wish to continue their higher education at university level, the co-operation between the HvA and the University of Amsterdam also creates additional opportunities for self-development in breadth and depth.
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