Studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands is an excellent option if you are considering studying abroad. Studying with us means studying in a pleasant, ambitious environment with dedicated lecturers and staff, bright students, countless English-language study programmes and good contacts with the business community. Our lecturers and staff make every effort to ensure that you acquire as much of their knowledge as possible.

Feel at home

And what’s more, we ensure that as a foreign student you'll feel right at home in the Netherlands. One of the ways that we do this is to organise high-quality accommodation and help you with your visa paperwork (the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Agency). We give you a warm, caring and personal welcome. When you arrive you will receive an extended introduction to Avans and to the city. You get to meet other foreign students. We also offer you every opportunity to join in with the lively student life.


Avans offers a professional team of student counsellors to support you with all questions related to your study and student life. We do this because we are convinced that you can only perform well academically if you feel comfortable in your environment.

You're in good hands

Current and former students view Avans University of Applied Sciences as one of the best university of its type in the Netherlands. We are immensely proud of this achievement and will do everything we can to ensure that this continues to be the case. 


If you have decided to pursue a study programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences, you will need to apply.

Contact us

If you have any questions, our staff will be glad to help you.
You are also welcome to get in touch with our student ambassadors.


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