List of Universities in The Netherlands - Universities of Applied Science

Universities of Applied Science

Universities of Applied Science in the Netherlands is the official English term for institutions of tertiary education that in Dutch are called hogeschool. Their focus is towards professional education rather than scientific research. They are accredited to confer bachelor's, master's and, prior to the Bologna Process, professional engineer's (abbreviated ing.) degrees.

While the literal translation of hogeschool is "high school", the level is equal to that of a Vocational University. They can also be compared with colleges, polytechnics, and universities of applied arts. Dutch Universities of Applied Science are not accredited to confer doctorates (PhD) degrees; PhD studies can sometimes be conducted in the context of a university of applied science, however, the title will be granted by one of the research universities, and a full professor of that university will be appointed as principal supervisor (promotor). In international contexts, the phrase University of Applied Sciences is used for the majority of these schools, as suggested by the Dutch Minister of Education. Some specific exceptions have been made. For example, tertiary art schools and schools of education use an internationally recognisable name of choice.

The Dutch Universities of Applied Science include the following:

  • Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam
  • Artez Institute of Arts, Arnhem
  • Avans Hogeschool, 's-Hertogenbosch/Tilburg/Breda/Etten-Leur
  • Christelijke Agrarische Hogeschool Dronten, Dronten
  • Christelijke Hogeschool Ede, Ede
  • Christelijke Hogeschool Nederland, Leeuwarden
  • Christelijke Hogeschool Windesheim, Zwolle
  • Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven
  • Fontys Hogescholen, Eindhoven/'s-Hertogenbosch/Sittard/Tilburg/Venlo
    • Fontys Hogeschool Journalistiek
  • Gereformeerde Hogeschool, Zwolle
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
  • Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Groningen
  • HAS Den Bosch, 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Hogeschool De Horst, Driebergen
  • Hogeschool Domstad, Utrecht
  • Hogeschool Drenthe, Emmen
  • Hogeschool Driestar educatief, Gouda
  • Hogeschool Edith Stein / Onderwijscentrum Twente, Hengelo
  • Hogeschool Helicon, Zeist
  • Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Alkmaar/Delft/Den Haag/Diemen/Dordrecht/Haarlem/Rotterdam/Utrecht/Zaanstad
  • Hogeschool IPABO, Alkmaar/Amsterdam
  • Hogeschool Leiden, Leiden
  • Hogeschool Rotterdam, Rotterdam
  • Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, Arnhem/Nijmegen
  • Hogeschool van beeldende kunsten, muziek en dans, The Hague
  • Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein, Leeuwarden, Wageningen, Velp
  • Hogeschool Utrecht, Utrecht
  • Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht
  • Hogeschool voor Economische Studies (HES), Amsterdam/Rotterdam
  • Hogeschool voor Muziek en Dans, Rotterdam
  • Hogeschool Zeeland, Vlissingen
  • Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen/Sittard/Maastricht
  • Hotelschool The Hague
  • Iselinge Educatieve Faculteit, Doetinchem
  • Islamic University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam
  • Katholieke PABO Zwolle, Zwolle
  • NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Breda
  • Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden
  • PC Hogeschool Marnix Academie, Lerarenopleiding Basisonderwijs, Utrecht
  • Pedagogische Hogeschool De Kempel, Helmond
  • The Hague University of Applied Science (De Haagse Hogeschool) (The Hague)
  • Saxion, Enschede/Deventer/Apeldoorn
  • Stenden Hogeschool, Assen/Emmen/Leeuwarden/Meppen
  • Stoas Hogeschool, Dronten/'s-Hertogenbosch/Wageningen
  • Zuid Nederlandse Hogeschool voor Muziek (Maastricht/Tilburg)
  • Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, Apeldoorn

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