Breda University of Applied Sciences

University typeApplied Science



Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) is a renowned institute that was one of the first to offer English-taught programmes in The Netherlands.

What British students at BUAS say

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English education at BUAS

BUAS was founded in 1966 as an institute offering management programmes in tourism and leisure and in this field, it is still the largest and leading educational institution in the world. Nowadays we are offering English taught academic Bachelor and Master programmes in the fields of Games, Media, Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism, Facility and Logistics.

Most of the university‘s study programmes are taught in English. The institute recruits foreign professionals and almost 12% of the total student population are from abroad. International business and international cooperation are key elements in BUAS's curriculum, both from a social and cultural perspective and from an economic point of view. The cultural mix is a fertile breeding ground for open-minded, curious and worldly-wise students. BUAS prepares you for the management-level positions in an international setting.

International accreditations from, for instance, the UN World Tourism Organization underline the quality of education. In the quality of rankings of Studiekeuze 123, an independent review of accredited study programmes in higher education, all study programmes at BUAS have scored first place within their categories.

Currently, BUAS has approx. 7000 students from over 50 countries, who join each other in mixed classes. This means you will not only learn about the Dutch culture but also about the cultures of your classmates!

International Orientation Day 2019

From 8th to10th February 2019, BUAS will host an open day exclusively for prospective international students. You pay the flight tickets, BUAS will pay the rest, including two nights in a hotel. The deadline for registration is 1st February 2019.

During the event, you will join a guided campus tour and various workshops. Additionally, you will have a chance to explore the nightlife in Breda.

To attend this event, please fill out this online application form.

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