Avans University of Applied Sciences

Breda, Netherlands
The basic principle of Avans University of Applied Sciences is rooted in and springs from its social environment. To maintain and expand its value within its environment, Avans must continue to meet the changing demands of the labour market and the world of work.



Avans University of Applied Sciences was founded on 1 January 2004 following a merger of Hogeschool Brabant and Hogeschool 's-Hertogenbosch.


The bachelor's programmes are the main part of our portfolio. The Executive Board is keen to increase the current market share of its bachelor's programmes. The board also wants to expand its future role in the master's programmes, contract education and applied research markets.


  • Preparation for the corporate sector
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Preparation for the labour market
  • Work placement

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)


Student services

Within the university the counsellor guides students in respect of their choice of study programme. A study programme selection tool is available to find out which programme suits you best.

Housing services

General information Furnished accommodation for international students in Breda is offered by 2 housing corporations: WonenBreburg and AlleeWonen Breda. Together they have launched the Student Rooms B.The furnished accommodation for international students in ’s-Hertogenbosch is currently fully booked. Read more about the accommodation alternatives in the city. General information Furnished accommod.

Medical services

If you need medical care it is possible to contact a dentist or family doctor through Avans. As a foreign student this is extremely handy for you. In order to make use of these facilities, you can contact the International Office at Avans.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.