History

Avans University of Applied Sciences was founded on 1 January 2004 following a merger of Hogeschool Brabant and Hogeschool 's-Hertogenbosch.

We make a sustainable difference. We train future-proof professionals ready to enter the workforce. Continuously develop new knowledge for education and society. In partnership with companies, institutions and government agencies. Our students and employees engage in multidisciplinary collaboration and come up with creative solutions which benefit society as a whole.

We are located in 3 cities in the southern part of the Netherlands: 

  • Breda 
  • 's-Hertogenbosch 
  • Tilburg 


At Avans University of Applied Sciences, around 29,500 students study 48 different courses. 2,800 employees work at 20 schools, 4 support services units and 1 centre for learning and innovation.