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Our international, market-oriented degree programmes

It's important that your qualification is relevant in today's professional world. That's why, here at Inholland University of Applied Sciences, we believe in competency-driven education. Competencies are the skills, knowledge and insights you need for your future career. This means that, in addition to your individual exams, you also work on team assignments based on real-life business situations. You have plenty of personal contact with lecturers, tutors and your own study coach, too. All this enables you to gain a deeper understanding of professional practice within a learning environment.

Per country, you can read in your own language the advantages of studying at Inholland University of Applied Sciences, the curriculum and admission requirements.

Why the Netherlands?

The Netherlands is the ideal place to study for an international degree. With a long history of international trade, the Netherlands currently prides itself on having one of the world's highest concentrations of multinational corporate head offices per capita. Rotterdam is the world's largest  port and is the gateway to Europe for many companies. Amsterdam is one of Europe's major financial centres, and The Hague is home to over 150 international organisations, including the International Court of Justice . The entrepreneurial spirit is deeply embedded in Dutch society, and this is reflected in our range of programmes.

Here are  a few other relevant facts about the Netherlands:

  • Over 2100 international study programmes are offered, all of them taught entirely in English.
  • One in every three people in the major cities speaks English, making integration into society easier for foreign students.
  • The cost of living in Amsterdam or Rotterdam is relatively low compared to other major world cities like New York, London, Paris or even Beijing.