The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Den Haag, Netherlands
Looking at the world around you with open eyes: at The Hague University of Applied Sciences that is simply the norm. After all, it is by keeping its eyes wide open that a university of applied sciences can claim its place at the centre of society. That it can develop distinctive curricula to help students function confidently in a global society that is changing faster every day.



We have different kinds of programmes, to suit different students. Full-time or part-time, while working or after retiring. As well as Bachelor’s and Masters degrees, we also offer professional courses, research and development, and open studies for seniors.


Research groups at universities of applied sciences consist of lectors and members. Lectors are experts specialised in the specific field of the research group, while the members come from various study programmes or are external experts. Research groups help build a bridge between education and professional practice by conducting research.


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Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Law (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Bachelor at The Hague University of Applied Sciences!


Student services

Students who feel more at home in their learning environment tend to perform better. This conviction is reflected in the modernity of our buildings and range of facilities they house, from libraries to sports centres to ICT facilities, as well as in our facilities for students with learning problems or physical disabilities, and for students who need to improve their language skills.

Housing services

Since August 1996 almost all the academies of The Hague University of Applied Sciences have been housed in a beautiful and remarkable building complex. The location of the building is directly adjacent to one of the city's main railway stations and within walking distance of the centre.

Library services

Students at The Hague University of Applied Sciences not only attend lectures, but also actively go looking for knowledge. In the university of applied sciences' libraries they consult books, newspapers, theses and electronic sources of information. They can also make use of the study areas and computer work stations.

ICT services

Computer workstations are provided for students at all of The Hague University of Applied Sciences’ campuses. Students preferring to work on their own laptop, tablet or smartphone can easily log on to the school’s wireless network.

Medical services

Adequate Health Insurance for international students in the Netherlands should cover repatriation on medical grounds, urgent medical care and emergency hospital treatment for a minimum amount of € 30.000,- We also strongly recommend that students take out a third-party liability insurance. Such a liability insurance should have a coverage of approximately € 1 million.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is entirely surrounded by water, a kind of city within a city. Life on campus revolves around the magnificent oval atrium hall, with its soaring glass ceiling. Nearly 25,000 students and 2,000 staff pass through here every day.There are works of art dotted all over our campus – paintings, sculpture and photography. We’re proud of our sizeable modern art collection, and we like to share it with the world. It adds something quite special to the atmosphere on campus

Sports facilities

If you’re the sporty type, you’ll have lots of opportunities to stay active on campus. Our Sports Office at The Hague University of Applied Sciences organises a wide range of sporting activities to keep you fit during your studies.


The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) accredits study programmes offered by Dutch universities. All international bachelors and masters programmes offered by THU are recognised by NVAO.

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.

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