Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

Study a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering in the Netherlands

The Mechanical Engineering bachelor’s programme develops professionals who are both creative and innovative. During the programme, students participate in applied research through product analysis and design. They learn to improve existing devices and develop new appliances, products and services, for various areas like the industry, healthcare, robotics and energy. By the time students have completed the programme, they possess a vast amount of technical knowledge plus a broad spectrum of professional skills and entrepreneurial experience.

Mechanical Engineering is a three-year bachelor’s programme that consists of an introductory year and a two-year main phase. The curriculum includes theoretical classes and a wide range of practical labs. Equipped with the knowledge from the classes and labs, you will work on project assignments where you will design working prototypes and improve existing devices with fellow students. Demonstrating your prototypes and presenting the design- and building process are crucial parts of the curriculum. During the programme, special attention will be given to energy-related matters from a mechanical engineering point of view.

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Admission requirements

To be admitted to the programme you need to be in possession of a secondary school degree, which is the equivalent of the Dutch VWO diploma (higher national/international secondary school level or International Baccalaureate) with high grades in Mathematics and Physics. Because the programme is taught in English, you may have to prove your English language proficiency, depending on your educational background and nationality.
Visit the university's website for detailed information about the admission requirements,
language requirements and how to apply.

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Scholarships & funding

Hanze UAS has various scholarship possibilities to aid students financially if they meet the requirements.

For more information, please visit the university's website.



  • EU/EEA students: € 1,105* (2022-2023, amount will increase slightly each year)
  • Non-EU/EEA students: € 7,900 

* The tuition fee for the first year. For subsequent years, the annual amount is around €2,209. If you are an EU student starting a bachelor's programme at Hanze UAS, Groningen in September 2022 and it is the first study programme in higher education you apply for, you pay half of the tuition fee (for the first year only). For subsequent years, students pay the full statutory tuition fee.


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Continuing studies

After successful completion of the bachelor’s programme, you can choose to continue your studies with a master’s programme. Our Institute of Engineering offers several international master’s programmes, including the European Master in Renewable Energy.

Career paths

Many of our graduates will choose to work in areas where the emphasis lies on technical engineering. Other career options include becoming a Technical Advisor, Project Leader
or Academic Researcher. You may even use your acquired entrepreneurial skills to launch your own business.

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About this institute

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands

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 professional field together. And on top of that, you will be living in Groningen, known as...

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Contact info

Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

Zernikeplein 7
9747 AS Groningen

Phone no: 0031 (0) 50 595 56 00
Mobile 0031613468182

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