Avans University of Applied Sciences
Welcome to Avans University of Applied Sciences!
Avans is the best large university of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands for the sixth consecutive year in 2020. We offer more than 80 programs from which 5 are English taught bachelors, 2 English taught masters with a total of 4 different research pathways and 30 exchange programs. All our bachelor’s and master’s are formally accredited by the higher education accreditation authorities of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) and comply with European standards as set by the Bologna Agreement.
Avans is located in the southern part of the Netherlands, we have campuses in Breda, Tilburg, 's-Hertogenbosch and Roosendaal . These locations make it easy to explore the Netherlands and the neighbor countries such as Belgium, Germany and France.
Avans has a strong international focus. We collaborate with more than 250 highly-ranked partner universities and organizations all over the world. Studying at Avans means studying in a pleasant, ambitious environment with dedicated lecturers and staff, international students, and good contacts with the professional community. Our lecturers and staff make every effort to ensure that you acquire as much of their knowledge as possible. You will also learn how to apply your knowledge in real business and professional projects.
Our studies are geared perfectly to the requirements of organizations and companies that operate internationally. The international study programmes offered by Avans prepare you for an excellent career. We challenge students to achieve their full potential by guidance and support throughout the different programmes and facilitating their learning process is our key priority when making decisions.
|International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch||On campus||4 years||'s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)|
|International Business - Breda||On campus||4 years||Breda|
|Finance & Control (International)||On campus||4 years||Breda|
|Engineering & Technology|
|Industrial Engineering & Management||On campus||4 years||Breda|
|Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (ESSET)||On campus||4 years||Breda|
|Art & Design|
|Animation||On campus||1 year||'s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)|
|Humanities & Culture|
|Ecology Futures||On campus||2 years||'s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)|
|Media & Communications|
|Situated Design||On campus||2 years||'s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)|
|Visual Arts and Post Contemporary Practice||On campus||2 years||'s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)|
Awards & Accreditations
Avans’ bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes are formally accredited by the higher education accreditation authorities of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) and comply with European standards as set by the Bologna Agreement.
Ranked as the best large university of applied science in the Netherlands for the sixth consecutive year in 2020, and we are also partners of NUFFIC to encourage international students studying in the Netherlands.
Student services & facilities
At Avans University of Applied Sciences have state-of-arts facilities and services that help our students to ensure a best study experience. Our campuses have Grand Cafés, student canteens, sports, facilities, students associations, etc.
If you come to study with us, you can make use of Xplora which is our vast multimedia library, meeting place, knowledge center, social hub, assembly point, studio complex – in fact, Xplora offers everything that makes studying possible and enjoyable.
Do you need to work on a project with your project group? Are you looking for more information? Or do you want to be able to study in peace? Avans University of Applied Sciences offers various types of workplaces. Depending on the nature of your work, you can find an appropriate room.
Avans is located in 4 cities in the Netherlands: Breda,'s-Hertogenbosch, Roosendaal and Tilburg. All 4 cities are situated in Noord-Brabant province in the south of the Netherlands.
The Avans cities of Breda, Tilburg, Roosendaal and ‘s-Hertogenbosch are home to large numbers of Dutch and international students. Student associations are at the heart of these thriving communities. Avans University of Applied science is also an official partner with ESN Erasmus Student Network, that aims to connect international students of Avans across programmes and campuses.
In the Netherlands, the majority of students live in student housing off-campus. You will have your own room for studying and sleeping in an apartment or a house, and share the rest of the space and facilities with other students. Avans University of Applied Sciences does not offer student accommodation on campus. Instead, we have partnered with housing associations in Breda and ‘s-Hertogenbosch to offer student accommodation via the reservation websites studentroomsbreda.com and studentroomsbrabant.com in 's-Hertogenbosch.
Note! Only students that applied for selected study programmes at Avans University of Applied Sciences and officially accepted will be granted access to these platforms by the university.
Scholarships & funding
Avans University of Applied Sciences does not offer an scholarship, however you might find scholarships awarded by your government of your home country. The information on how and where to apply for them is available at your nearest Royal Netherlands Embassy, or from Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education.
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