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NHL Stenden

Welcome to NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences!

Life is about breaking through boundaries. At our international university of applied sciences, you will be encouraged every day to discover and develop your talents. It is a journey which surpasses the borders of your education. This means you will look beyond your own field and learn through collaboration with others.   

Studying at NHL Stenden is an exciting new experience. You will be asked to voice your opinion and take initiative. In small and personal groups of students, lecturers, and researchers, you will tackle real-life assignments from the actual field. Together you will test your ideas in practice, to make sure they work as expected. You will carry out assignments from both local and international organisations; it is the best way to prepare for your future line of work.    

Our global campus network offers you the opportunity to spend part of your study at our campuses in Indonesia (Bali), the Netherlands, Qatar, South Africa, or Thailand. We call this the Grand Tour; a unique opportunity to study in different parts of the world. You may also choose to exchange to any of over a hundred of our partner universities. Whichever destination you choose, you are sure to gain plenty of international and cultural experience.  

Studying at NHL Stenden means becoming a strong-willed and resourceful professional, able to act with thoughtful assertiveness. Your views on the world which you will develop, enable you to come up with innovative solutions to any issue. In a rapidly changing world, you will make a real difference!  


Bachelor's degree
Business Length Location
Bachelor in International Business 4 years Multiple (2)
Bachelor in Tourism Management (3/4 yrs) Leeuwarden
International Business
Bachelor in Business Administration 4 years Leeuwarden
Bachelor in Marketing Management 4 years Emmen
Computer Science & IT
Information Technology
Bachelor in Information Technology 4 years Emmen
Media & Communications
Bachelor in Creative Business, Media Management (3/4 yrs) Leeuwarden
Teaching & Education
Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS) 4 years Meppel
Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (ITESS) 4 years Groningen
Tourism & Hospitality
Bachelor in International Hospitality Management (3/4 yrs) Leeuwarden
Event Management
Bachelor in Leisure and Events Management 4 years Leeuwarden
Transport & Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Bachelor in International Logistics Management 4 years Emmen
Master's degree
Master in Content & Media Strategy 1 year Leeuwarden
Tourism & Hospitality
Master in International Hospitality and Service Management (full-time/part-time) Leeuwarden
Master in International Leisure, Tourism & Events Management 1 year Leeuwarden
Associate's degree
Associate degree in International Hospitality Management 2 years Multiple (2)
Leisure & Events Management 2 years Leeuwarden

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I am currently in my third year of the International Business Management Studies course and I have already learnt so much and gained a large amount of experience. I would highly recommend this course to students who are not sure what specific area of business they want to study as this course covers a large range of topics such as accounting, lo...
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The university focuses on your development from a personal and a professional point of view. It also prepares you for the real world thanks to practice that you have in the Stenden Hotel, where you cover the role of a supervisor or a manager during the second and third year.
I am in my second year of international hospitality management and I would absolutely recommend the program to everybody who is interested in this field. The education system is quite unique and practical oriented. They pay a close attention to the development of not only hard skills but also soft skills which i think is crucial in this industry...
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NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences

Rengerslaan 8
8917 DD Leeuwarden
The Netherlands

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