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Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University)

Address: Rengerslaan 8, 8917 DD Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Description Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University)

  • Year of foundation: 2008
  • Location: campuses in the cities of Meppel, Emmen, Leeuwarden, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • Age: From 16 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of Institution: State University of Applied Sciences
  • Number of students: about 10,000 people
  • Accommodation: individual.
  • Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University) is a prestigious higher educational institution in the Netherlands, which is considered one of the best in the country in the areas of business and management in the field of leisure and entertainment. The university was opened in 2008 thanks to the merger of two colleges and since then has been actively developing. Today, about 10,000 people are educated here, 25% are foreign students from about 60 countries. Training programs (bachelor's, master's) are accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO), the university regularly ranks high in the ratings:

  • 7th in the Elsevier ranking among the Dutch universities of applied general sciences (2016)
  • 8th place among universities with an average number of programs (Keuzegids HBO 2017).
  • Great attention is paid to cooperation with world educational institutions, companies and organizations - among more than 100 partners of the university are Unilever, Rabobank, Golden Tulip, Hilton Hotels, KEA, KLM. Moreover, unique unique training companies operate here: a four-star hotel, a congress center and a media studio where students develop their practical skills. The institution has 4 locations in the Netherlands (Meppel, Emmen, Leeuwarden, Groningen) and 4 foreign campuses (Qatar, Bali, Thailand, South Africa). Due to the well-established work, students take part in international trips, exchanges and internships in the best world companies. Today the university is a recognized leader in the field of hotel and travel programs and takes an honorable place in the fields of business, leisure, logistics and media.

    Choosing Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University), you get a high-quality education of world-class and the opportunity to get into the best companies in Europe and the world, to start your own business.

    Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University)

    Program name
    Date
    Age
    Cost

    Bachelor's programs

    1. Age: from 17 years old

    2. Educational level: certificate of complete secondary education

    3. Level of English: IELTS 6.0.

    4. Duration: 3-4 years

    5. Beginning of classes: February, September.

    The bachelor's department offers quality training programs for applicants from any country in the world that meet the requirements for the level of education and the English language. All areas and specialties have carefully designed plans, adapted for foreign students and provide ample opportunities for professional activities and career building. During the training there are different types of classes:

  • Lectures and interactive lectures
  • Seminars
  • Independent work
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • Master classes
  • Classes with invited experts.
  • The University was the first in the country to apply the innovative Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method, which consists in a practical approach to solving problems and tasks from the real business world. These trainings are held twice a week, the students work in groups and on the outcome of each topic present their results. Teachers have exceptionally high qualifications and help in solving all complex problems. To check the progress and development of knowledge the following works are carried out:

  • Exams and tests
  • Essays and Extended Essays
  • Preparation and presentation of the presentation
  • Participation in debates and discussions
  • Term papers.
  • The knowledge received at the lectures and seminars is fixed by students at special classes in the training hotel, internships are held, they have the opportunity to participate in the program of international exchanges. Thanks to the active development of practical skills and skills, not only specialists, but real professionals, come out of the walls of the bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduate is awarded a state diploma and is awarded a bachelor's degree in the relevant field of science. Graduates either begin their professional work or enter the masters degree.

    Bachelor's programs:

  • International Hospitality Management (3 years)
  • Management in the sphere of tourism (Tourism Management) 3 years
  • Creative business, management in the field of media (Creative Business, Media Management) 3 years 4 years
  • Leisure and Events Management
  • International Education for Primary Schools (International Teacher Education for Primary Schools)
  • International Education for Secondary Schools (International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools)
  • Information Technology (Information Technology)
  • Marketing (Marketing)
  • International Business
  • International Business Administration
  • International Logistics Management
  • Management in the field of media and entertainment (Media and Entertainment Management)
  • Applied International Business Administration (International Applied Business Administration)
  • International Business and Languages
  • International Business and Management Studies (International Business and Management Studies)
  • Logistics (Logistics Management).
  • Associate's Degree (2 years):

  • International Hospitality Management
  • Management of activities and leisure (Leisure & Events Management).
  • The cost of training in the areas of undergraduate: from 7900 € / year.

    Master's programs

    1. Age: from 20 years old

    2. Bachelor's degree (coinciding with the chosen area)

    3. Level of English: IELTS 6.5.

    4. Duration of training: 14 months (3 programs), 26 months (1 program)

    5. The beginning of classes: September.

    The Graduate School of Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University) offers 4 professional management programs in the areas of hospitality and services, tourism and events, media strategies. For admission to the magistracy it is necessary to have a bachelor's degree in the profile direction and also a high level of English.

    All programs are internationally oriented and have a carefully designed structure. During the training, much attention is paid to the development of practical skills, the ability to apply knowledge in life - students spend a lot of time in the training hotel and practice in real companies. A certain range of disciplines is being studied; teachers and invited experts do not just conduct classes, but develop students' individuality and desire for action. In addition to the standard degree, you can get a dual master degree (Dual Degree (Dutch Master's + British MSc)).

    In case of successful completion of the curriculum, the graduate is given a state diploma and is awarded a master's degree in the relevant field of science. Masters with a diploma of Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University) have excellent opportunities for employment and professional development, build a career in the best world companies.

    Master programs:

  • International management in the field of hospitality and services (International Hospitality and Service Management) (14 or 26 months)
  • International management in the field of leisure, tourism and events (International Leisure, Tourism & Events Management) (14 months)
  • Content and Media Strategy (14 months).
  • Tuition fees for Master's programs:

  • Standard degree = 11500 € / year
  • Dual Degree (Dutch Master's + British MSc)) = 147500 € / year.
  • Annual
    19+
    from 5 000 € / 18 week

    Pre-Master's Program

    1. Age: from 19 years old

    2. Education level: Bachelor's degree

    3. Level of English: IELTS 5.5.

    4. Duration of training: 18 weeks (Pre-Master's course), 36 weeks (language course + Pre-Master's course).

    The program is specially designed for foreign students and combines intensive academic English training, classes and academic lectures aimed at adapting to the university system of education and requirements for admission. Students get used to the daily routine and way of life, communicate with future classmates and teachers, learn to solve complex research problems. The program is conducted in the location of Leuverden, where students have access to all the educational materials and electronic catalog of the library. Not only applicants who need to improve their knowledge, but also those who simply want to undergo adaptation can participate in the training.

    Academic English is one of the main subjects, the learning process differs significantly from the standard language courses:

  • Letter (essays, research reports and dissertations)
  • Listening
  • Reading (reading for specific academic purposes, working on strategies related to effective reading)
  • Speech (presentation of conclusions on the work, group discussions)
  • Grammar (improving basic grammar skills to academic level)
  • Pronunciation.
  • 4 hours a week is allocated to academic disciplines:

  • Quality control
  • Policy and planning
  • Study
  • Formation of concepts
  • Sustainable development strategies
  • Strategic Management
  • Creating market value.
  • Upon completion of the training, the level of English and knowledge is increased, and students enter the main programs of the Department of Magistracy of Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University).

    The cost of the master's program:

  • Standard Pre-Master's course = 5000 € / 18 weeks.
  • 18 weeks of English + 18 weeks of preparation for a master's degree = 8450 €.
  • Annual
    16+
    from 3 450 € / 18 week

    English language course

    1. Age: from 16 years old

    2. Level of English: from IELTS 5.0

    3. Duration of study: 18 or 36 weeks

    4. Hours per week: 18.

    English language courses are designed for foreign participants and aim to rapidly increase the level of the language and adaptation to the university lifestyle and style of education. The English language course allows:

  • Improve your knowledge of English
  • Review the methods of work that are used at the university
  • Prepare for training on bachelor or master's programs.
  • Students in the class develop skills and abilities from the main sections of linguistics:

  • Written speech
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Preparation for IELTS
  • Pronunciation and correction of accent
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary expansion
  • Business English.
  • At the end of the course, students significantly increase the level of knowledge and have the opportunity to enroll in the basic educational programs of the bachelor or master's program.

    Cost of English courses:

  • 18 weeks = 3450 €
  • 36 weeks = 6900 €
  • 18 weeks of English + 18 weeks of preparation for a master's degree = 8450 €.
  • Accommodation and food

    The university does not have its own hostels, but in each of the cities there is a special system Student Stay - specialists assist in the search, selection and registration of housing. The department has partner agreements with several student residences, where 1-2-3-bed, fully-equipped bedrooms with bathrooms (for several people), common living rooms and kitchen areas are mainly offered. All options include Internet access, security systems and security. Students can eat in canteens and establishments on campus, or purchase products in stores and prepare themselves.

    Events Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University)

    Much attention in the educational system is given to sports and creative education and extra-curricular activities:

  • Aerobics
  • Physical training
  • Yoga
  • Fitness
  • Strength Trainers
  • Judo
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dancing
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Run
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Volleyball.
  • Types of creativity:

  • Theatrical art
  • Acting skills
  • Cinema
  • Painting and architecture
  • Drawing and graphics
  • Art.
  • On the campuses there are various clubs and sections on interests that unite people of the same preferences in different spheres. The university services take care of the students to lead an active lifestyle, and receive a lot of pleasant impressions. Activities include:

  • Holidays and festivals on campuses
  • Theatrical performances
  • Night of film screenings
  • Musical performances and concerts
  • Excursions around the city and the surrounding area
  • Travel to other cities in the Netherlands
  • Shopping
  • Visit to cafes and restaurants
  • Entertaining institutions.
  • Advantages

  • One of the best universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands
  • High places in European and world rankings
  • Qualitative training programs on bachelor and master's programs
  • The fundamental scientific basis
  • Students from more than 60 countries around the world
  • Highly qualified teachers and staff
  • Unique system of support for foreign students
  • 4 campuses in the Netherlands and 4 overseas campuses
  • Equipped with the best world standards.
  • Equipment Stenden University of Applied Sciences (University of Stenden University)

    The equipment of the university will be envied by any educational institution in Europe, because it has 8 locations, 4 of which are located in the Netherlands, and 4 - abroad:

  • Meppel
  • Emmen
  • Leeuwarden
  • Groningen
  • Qatar
  • Bali
  • Thailand
  • South Africa.
  • Locations include:

  • Administrative buildings
  • Educational audiences
  • Libraries
  • Computer centers
  • Scientific and technical laboratories
  • Sports centers and grounds
  • Recreational areas and parks
  • Canteen and cafe
  • Shops, post offices.
  • Term dates and fees

    Beginning of classes: February, September. The academic year is divided into semesters and can vary depending on location and program.

    The cost of training in the areas of undergraduate: from 7900 € / year.

    Tuition fees for Master's programs:

  • Standard degree = 11500 € / year
  • Dual Degree (Dutch Master's + British MSc)) = 147500 € / year.
  • The cost of the master's program: from 5000 € / 18 weeks.

    Cost of English courses:

  • 18 weeks = 3450 €
  • 36 weeks = 6900 €
  • 18 weeks of English + 18 weeks of preparation for a master's degree = 8450 €.
  • Additional charges:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).
  • Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

    For undergraduate programs:

    1. Age: from 17 years old

    2. Certificate of complete secondary education (good grades and a high average score)

    3. Level of English: IELTS 6.0.

    4. Test for the identification of knowledge in general education subjects

    5. Personal interview of the applicant with a university employee.

    For master's programs:

    1. Age: from 20 years old

    2. Bachelor's degree (coinciding with the chosen area for a master's degree)

    3. Level of English: IELTS 6.5.

    4. It is possible to conduct internal tests to determine the level of knowledge

    5. Interview with a university employee.

    For the pre-master's program:

    1. Age: from 19 years old

    2. Bachelor's degree (coinciding with the chosen area for a master's degree)

    3. Level of English: IELTS 5.5.

    For English courses:

    1. Age: from 16 years old

    2. Level of English: from IELTS 5.0.

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