HAN University of Applied Sciences - Arnhem

University typeUniversity of Applied Sciences


HAN University of Applied Sciences Arnhem Campus

Got your sights set on an international education and career?

With two campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen, HAN University of Applied Sciences is one of the biggest providers of education in The Netherlands. What sets HAN apart is a high-quality education in an innovative and entrepreneurial environment.

From two campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen, HAN University of Applied Sciences provides 64 Bachelor's courses and 21 Master's courses in all fields to over 31,000 students. Each year as many as 3,000 students from more than 70 countries enrol in HAN's international courses in business, engineering and life sciences.

British students particularly benefit from seven English-taught Bachelor's programmes offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Arnhem Business School.

HAN University of Applied Sciences has an extensive network of nearly 300 partner universities worldwide where our students can spend one semester on the basis of exchange. Moreover international companies and institutes turn to HAN for research, expertise, students and graduates.

Practical-oriented teaching and learning

HAN University of Applied Sciences offers students a novel approach to higher education, by combining theory with practice in an international setting. This implies a solid education which is anchored in the professional world and which offers our students an advantage on the international job market upon finishing their studies.

Undergraduate students apply skills and knowledge in group projects and/or laboratory assignments, work for a real company as part of their work placement and act as consultants/researchers for organisations, as part of their graduation assignment.

HAN graduates end up on the cutting edge of advancements in engineering, various business fields, communication and biochemistry. In short, their international education and future career is highly relevant to 21st century business and research, and professionals in these sectors reap major benefits.

English-taught business and engineering degrees

The Faculty of Engineering and Arnhem Business School, two renowned institutes within HAN University of Applied Sciences provide international undergraduate courses in different fields, all of which are practice-oriented. Courses are tailored to real-life situations and taught in a way that is relevant to business and engineering industries, effectively helping students to improve their employability.

The specialised courses of The Faculty of Engineering have paved the way for students to reach the absolute top in innovation, such as Oxford, Harvard or the Dakar Rally.

Faculty of Engineering:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Life Sciences

Arnhem Business School:

  • Business Management Studies (HRQM)
  • International Business and Management Studies
  • Finance and Control
  • Communication
  • Logistics Management (Economics)

HAN Arnhem and HAN Nijmegen


HAN University of Applied Sciences has a beautiful campus spread over the two cities of Arnhem and Nijmegen, with modern buildings and lots of student facilities. Both cities have a variety of attractions to offer; from fashion to history, from museums to pubs, and from concert halls to nightclubs.

Follow the Arnhem Business School's Facebook Page to get a real sense of what's happening on and around Arnhem Campus.


  • In five study centres, 2 in Arnhem and 3 in Nijmegen, students can research written and digital sources in a peaceful and quiet setting
  • The HAN account gives students access to a variety of ICT facilities, including free wireless internet
  • All faculty buildings have cafeterias and bars on the premises where students can eat warm meals throughout the day or enjoy a drink after classes

Teaching facilities:

  • All classrooms are equipped with computers and video projectors (beamers)
  • Small classrooms of max. 30 students per group
  • Experienced lecturers with professional and international backgrounds
  • Fully equipped bio – laboratories and engineering laboratories

Student guidance:

  • Study career coaches monitor the study progress and help each student find their way at the HAN
  • Study abroad coordinators supervise the students on their semester abroad at a partner university
  • Placement coordinators monitor internships at companies abroad

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