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Fontys University of Applied Sciences

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Description of Fontys University of Applied Sciences

  • Year of foundation: 1996
  • Location: Brainport, Venlo, Tilburg, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Language of instruction: English, Dutch
  • Number of students: 44,000 people
  • Age of students: 17+ years.
  • Type of study: State Research University.

Fontys University of Applied Sciences offers an inspiring, stimulating, high-quality higher education with an emphasis on carrying out practical research relevant to society. The University provides students with a favorable learning environment, enhancing the contribution of students to science and society, making them part of an inter-ethnic community. Qualified teachers in a supportive environment provide personal guidance to help students develop their talents.

Fontis University of Applied Sciences was opened on September 1, 1996, its campuses are located in the south of the Netherlands. Eindhoven-Brainport is a leading European region of advanced technologies, a world-renowned science and technology center, an ideal environment for learning, starting a career as an expert in the field of ICT, engineering, business, physiotherapy. Here are located high-tech production companies Philips, ASML, DAF - they become a kind of magnet for knowledge workers and students from abroad.

Among the students of the university are representatives of 80 nationalities, so that teaching is in English and Dutch. University programs combine theory, practice, internship, and research work.

Programs and prices, tuition fees in Fontys University of Applied Sciences

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All year round
17+
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20+
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Dates
16.08.2020 - 27.08.2020
15-18
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Accommodation, meals, prices

Fontys provides students with recommendations on finding housing during the first semester or school year, but the university can guarantee housing only for a limited number of students. The range of available accommodation options is extremely diverse, they all meet university standards of comfort, safety, and are located a short distance from the various Fontys campuses.

The Student Hotel offers fully equipped rooms with private bathroom, flat-screen satellite TV, air conditioning, fast and reliable Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and a shared kitchen. The room rate includes a personal bike, gym, a 24-hour front desk, lounges, a games area and a year-round calendar of events for the international student community.

The cost of living in Fontys University of A pplied Sciences:

  • Accommodation + meals, all inclusive - 600-900 € / month.
  • Rental housing - 300-500 € / month.
  • The cost of a visa - 192 €
  • Insurance (optional) - 416-653 € / g.

Activities Fontys University of Applied Sciences

The campuses are located in several modern cities in the Netherlands, offering students industrial tourism, visiting local attractions, cultural events.

  1. Eindhoven is a vibrant, modern student city in which three universities are located: Eindhoven University of Technology, Design Academy and Fontys.
  2. Tilburg is the center of a creative economy, a dynamic city located in the heart of the region. Rich in culture and famous for its many artistic events and festivals, Tilburg remains a small city with a population of just over 214,000 people. Foreign students, expats are attracted to the city by one of the many multinational corporations based there - Tesla, FUJIFILM, Sony, Ericsson, Schenker Logistics, Coca-Cola. The campus of Tilburg is located on the outskirts of the city, has excellent bus service, safe bicycle routes. In the city center is an impressive cultural cluster. More than 30,000 students study at the universities of Tilburg, and their presence turns the city into a center of creativity and innovation with a vibrant student life.
  3. Venlo is a small, secure, medium-sized city located on the Dutch-German border and combines business, logistics and technology. The proximity to Germany, the river Meuse and six nearby airports makes Venlo one of the most important centers of business and logistics in Europe. Studies by leading logistics companies, such as Prologis (USA), rank Venlo as No. 1 in logistics development.

Advantages

  1. Fontys is a broad educational institution, the largest public institution in the south of the Netherlands. The goal of the university is to become an innovative engine, linking education and research with innovative processes both inside and outside the region. Fontys has a significant impact on the local social structure due to the diversity of educational programs and research. Students learn practical skills that are in demand in the modern labor market, in the most "smart" region of the Netherlands.
  2. The university educates large groups of talented young people in many professions. After graduation, many graduates continue their education, research, enrich and deepen their knowledge. Education and research Fontys are interrelated, they are focused on the requirements of the global, regional community.
  3. The main areas of study are technology, entrepreneurship and creativity; Students develop the capacity for social innovation, understanding the role of technology in modern life.
  4. The independent Dutch rating agency Keuzegids ranked Fontys University of Applied Sciences as one of the best large universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. In 2014, Fontys chairman Nienke Meyer was declared the “most influential woman of the Netherlands”.
  5. Fontys offers 20 undergraduate programs and 9 graduate courses with instruction in English in the following areas:
  • Information and computer technology
  • Engineering
  • Fine and Performing Arts
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Physiotherapy.

Facilities and equipment at Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Located in the most innovative region of the Netherlands just a few hours away from the largest, most important cities in the country makes traveling home or to another international destination easy and convenient.

All campuses are equipped with modern computer equipment, libraries, student restaurants. Wireless Internet is available on all campuses, which allows students to bring a laptop to Fontys - work, study, search for information, check email, no matter where they are.

Admission dates and extra charges

Tuition fees Fontys University of A pplied Sciences:

  • Full time - 7680-9830 € / g.
  • Part time - 5730-9830 € / g.

Tuition 2018-2019 for foreign students, applicants with higher education

Tuition (all courses)

Tuition (exception courses)

Full-time 7680 €

Bachelor and Associate Degree:

(Hogescholen Engineering, ICT, Techniek & Logistiek en TNW)

HBO-ICT (Information & Communication) Informatica (Information

Electrotechniek (Electrical and Electronic Technology)

Engineering) Automotive

Mechatronica (Mechatronics) Industrieel Product Ontwerpen

Werktuigbouwkunde (Mechanical (Industrial Design Engineering)

Engineering) Applied Sciences

Logistics Engineering Technische Natuurkunde

(Engineering Physics)

9830 €

Bachelor (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Circus and Performance Art Docent Theater (Theater in

Music Education)

Vormgeving (Design) Dans (Dance)

Docent Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving Docent Dans (Dance in

(Fine Art and Education in Education)

Docent Muziek (Music in

Education)

9830 €

Master (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten:

Music

Performing Public Space

6760 €

Bachelor (Fontys Leraren Opleiding Tilburg en Fontys Hogeschool Theologie

& Levensbeschouwing)

Godsdienst-Pastoraal werk (Theology)

2083 €

Part-time € 5730

Master (OSO):

Educational needs

Master (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Architectuur (Architecture)

Stedenbouw (Urbanism)

Kunsteducatie (Education in Arts)

6760 €

Bachelor (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Docent Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving (Fine Art and Design in Education)

Docent Dans (Dance in Education)

Choreografie (Choreography)

9830 €

Master (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten ism Codarts Rotterdam)

6100 €

Bachelor (Fontys Leraren Opleiding Tilburg en Fontys Hogeschool Theologie & Levensbeschouwing)

Godsdienst-Pastoraal werk (Theology)

1917 €

Tuition 2017-2018 for foreign students, applicants with higher education

Tuition (all courses)

Tuition (exception courses)

Full-time € 6760

Bachelor (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Circus and Performance Art

Music

Vormgeving (Design)

Docent Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving

(Fine Art and Design in Education)

Docent Theater (Theater in

Education)

Dans (Dance)

Docent Dans (Dance in

Education)

Docent Muziek (Music in

Education)

€ 9.830, -

 

Bachelor (Fontys Leraren Opleiding Tilburg en Fontys Hogeschool Theologie

& Levensbeschouwing)

Godsdienst-Pastoraal werk (Theology)

2083 €

Part-time 4810 €

Master (OSO):

Educational needs

Master (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Architectuur (Architecture)

Stedenbouw (Urbanism)

Kunsteducatie (Education in Arts)

6760 €

Bachelor (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten):

Docent Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving (Fine Art and Design in Education)

Docent Dans (Dance in Education)

9830 €

Bachelor (Fontys Leraren Opleiding Tilburg en Fontys Hogeschool Theologie

& Levensbeschouwing)

Godsdienst-Pastoraal werk (Theology)

1917 €

Master (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten ism Codarts Rotterdam):

Choreografie (Choreography)

6100 €

Extras:

  • Visa fees 192 EUR
  • Medical insurance 416 EUR

Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol

A prospective undergraduate student should have a high school diploma equivalent to Dutch standards:

  • GCSE
  • International baccalaureate
  • American high school diploma.

For all programs with teaching in English a minimum level of proficiency is required, the provision of language test results:

  • IELTS - 6.0
  • TOEFL - 550 (paper carrier)
  • TOEFL 3 - 213 (computer version)
  • TOEFL (Internet) - 79/80
  • TOEIC - 4670
  • Cambridge ESOL - CAE-S.

Scholarships Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys offers scholarships for undergraduate students from non-EU / EEA countries. The number of scholarships for each program is limited; they assume full or partial coverage of tuition costs.

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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