If you choose to study at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, you will be joining a learning community where we bring education, applied research and the business field together. And on top of that, you will be living and studying in the best student city of the Netherlands!
Learning outside of the classroom
At Hanze UAS you are not just part of our academic community. You will apply what you learn to larger issues facing society. We focus on energy, healthy ageing and entrepreneurship. We aim to help you share your talent and move the world by providing you with personal attention, practice-oriented courses, an international environment, the tools to become a successful entrepreneur and a reward system for excellence.
Entrepreneurship is a focus area of Hanze UAS. This means that you will be taught and encouraged to start your own business, if you want, during your studies. We were ranked 5th worldwide in terms of the number of graduate companies in 2019. Within the Netherlands, Hanze UAS holds first place in this subcategory as well (U-Multirank).
Living in the student city of Groningen
Groningen was voted the Netherlands´ best student city for the last several years (Elsevier, NSE). The fact that over a quarter of all inhabitants are students, its nightlife never sleeps and the presence of excellent & affordable sports, cultural and educational facilities are some of the main reasons why.
There are numerous student societies and international associations allowing you to fully integrate into Groningen’s social life and making you feel right at home. For more information about Hanze UAS, Groningen and the Netherlands, please visit www.hanzegroningen.eu.