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HZ University of applied sciences

Address: Edisonweg 4, 4382 NW Vlissingen, Netherlands

Description HZ University of applied sciences

  • Founded: 1987
  • Location: Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • Number of students: about 4800
  • Rating in the country: 45
  • Language of instruction: Dutch, English.

HZ University of applied sciences is a public higher education institution in the Netherlands, one of the top three multidisciplinary Dutch universities of applied sciences.

The teaching staff of the university includes about 400 qualified and experienced specialists.

The university collaborates with educational institutions around the world and regularly participates in international exchange programs. HZ University of applied sciences also works closely with business companies and gives students the opportunity to practice in one of them, conducts various scientific research.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in HZ University of applied sciences

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  • Age: 17+
  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3-4 years.

Students are offered training at 25 educational undergraduate programs at 8 faculties:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Building
  3. Industrial Engineering and Management
  4. Information and communication technology
  5. international Business
  6. Logistics and Engineering
  7. Tourism Management
  8. Water management.

At each program, all the necessary sciences are described in detail, all theoretical knowledge is constantly applied in practice.

Graduates of undergraduate programs are valued in the world market, as they have modern knowledge and are well versed in the chosen field of activity.


  • Age: 20+
  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

For graduate students there is only one educational program - the development of the river delta. This is a unique program of 3 universities: HZ University of Applied Sciences (coastal regions), Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences (river systems), and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (city water).

As part of the educational program, students learn how to make changes in river deltas. Graduates of this master's program are specialists who have knowledge of river delta systems, are able to use the latest developments and can contribute to changes and adjustments in these systems.

Accommodation, housing and food

The university assists students in finding suitable housing in Vlissingen or Middeljuurg. The student houses are located near the city center and a short bike ride from the university.

  • The cost of housing is 220 € to 600 € per month (depending on the size of the selected room, equipment and conditions).
  • The cost of food is approximately 150-300 € per month.

Equipment HZ University of applied sciences

The university has its own library, several laboratories, computer classes, a reading room, a cafeteria and classrooms for individual instruction. All classrooms are equipped with modern technology and everything necessary for conducting classes.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university is divided into 2 academic semesters.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission to university, applicants must provide a certificate of secondary education or a diploma of higher education. It is also required to pass the entrance exams and provide a certificate that confirms high-level English proficiency (for example, IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge).

All documents must be translated into Dutch, English, French, Spanish or German.

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