HZ University of Applied Science

University typeApplied Science



If you wish to combine theory with practice, HZ is the place for you!

HZ University of Applied Sciences Bachelor’s programmes aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge that you need for a successful career. This practical orientation is reflected in HZ’s close relationship with companies and research centres.

HZ University of Applied Sciences is located on the Dutch coast in the seaside town Vlissingen, only a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Amsterdam and a five-hour drive from London.

HZ offers proven quality of education. HZ maintains close contact with the business field, companies and research centres by integrating companies’ projects into its Bachelor programmes. This means that HZ student graduates have excellent job perspectives.

The latest available figures show that 88% of our graduates found employment right after graduation.  Many of HZ’s students gain their first employment position as a direct result of their internship year during their studies. 

Since 2011 HZ has constantly been in the top three of Dutch universities of applied sciences, with generally some 8 of our Bachelor’s programmes on No.1 and some 15 to 18 of its 23 Bachelor’s programmes in the top 3.

HZ has an extensive network of partner universities and companies all over the world, which gives students opportunities to choose from a wide range of exchange programmes and work placements during their studies.

Prospective student are always very welcome to visit the HZ campus in Vlissingen.

HZ offers advice and support to their international students throughout their time at HZ. For example, information and support prior to their arrival, accommodation advice and introductory events, and finding work placements or exchange programmes. All practical information can be found on HZ website:  www.hz.nl


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