Avans University of Applied Sciences
Avans, an opportunity of a lifetime!
Avans is located in three medium-sized cities in the south of the Netherlands. Apart from International Business and Languages (‘s-Hertogenbosch) and Town Planning (Tilburg) all our international programmes are offered in Breda.
Studying at Avans is about more than just obtaining your diploma. You will be studying at one of the leading universities of applied sciences of its kind in the Netherlands. Avans has even been proclaimed the best multidisciplinary university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. You will be given the attention and freedom you will require to develop your talents. It is the ideal start to your international career.
You have no need to fear that you will ‘be lost' outside your own country. We regard good support and guidance as paramount, not just when it comes to organising practical matters, but also in the social domain. We can help you find accommodation and decide on your study programme, and you will receive personal advice on your career opportunities: Avans will help you on your way.
Studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences 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.
Avans University of Applied Sciences ensures 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 good accommodation, visa paperwork (the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Agency). We give you a warm, caring and personal welcome. When you arrive you will get an extended introduction at Avans and in the city. You get to meet other foreign students. We also offer you every opportunity to join in with the lively student life.
Avans University of Applied Sciences offers a wide range of facilities, such as our modern knowledge centre Xplora, the use of computers, the Avans café and restaurant, sports facilities and student societies.
Annual tuition fees are € 1,835 for 2013/2014.
A Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO (level 4) diploma or an international diploma equivalent to that, is generally required to enter a study programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences. With regard to diplomas from abroad, we are often able to indicate quite quickly whether they are equivalent to the Dutch diplomas concerned. In case of uncertainty, we have the diplomas evaluated by NUFFIC (Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education).
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Courses at Avans University of Applied Sciences
- Business : Asian Business Studies
- Business : Cross-cultural Management and Languages
- Business : International Business and Management Studies
- Engineering : Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy & Technology
- Engineering : International Maintenance Management
- Finance : Finance and Control
- Information Technology : Information Technology