Studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences means acquiring state-of-the-art knowledge. But that's not all. You will also learn how to apply this knowledge in real business or professional projects. Our studies are geared perfectly to the requirements of organizations and companies that operate internationally. The university has once again in 2018 been ranked the top No. 1 large university of applied sciences in the Netherlands by the leading higher education guide “Keuzegids Hbo” for the fifth consecutive time! Avans has been in the top 3 for 8 years, which shows that we set the bar high, as reflected in our own quality mark.


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.

Support

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 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.

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Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs

The planet needs problem-solvers. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (ESSET) programme will transform you into an ambitious environmental pro ... [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

The planet needs problem-solvers. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme (ESSET) will transform you into an ambitious environmental professional with a BSc degree.

A municipality wants to be carbon-neutral by 2040. As part of a consultancy team, you find ways to reduce the energy consumption and implement sustainable energy sources. You research solar panel yields and develop strategies to reuse CO2 for efficient food crop growth. Your solutions are financially viable and accepted by both industry and public, taking into consideration future developments, techniques and policies. ESSET was voted best environmental sciences bachelor's degree by Keuzegids hbo 2019 and Elsevier's Best Studies 2018.... [-]

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4 years
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Finance & Control (international) teaches you to organise, implement and monitor the financial activities of international organisations. ... [+]

Bachelor in Finance & Control (international)

Finance & Control teaches you to organise, implement and monitor the financial activities of international organisations.

Your employer produces bikes and wants to set up a production facility in Taiwan. It's your task to calculate future revenue streams, production costs and the net present value of the project.

Or your company wants to take over one of its competitors, and it's your task to research the balance sheet to determine the value of this company.

As an international controller, you know all about planning, and monitoring money flows in an international work environment.

You

You are an ambitious student with good analytical and numerical skills. You want to start a career in an international financial environment, inside or outside the Netherlands. You like working with different nationalities and speak and write business English fluently.... [-]

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You think big, bigger, biggest. In the Industrial Engineering & Management study programme you focus entirely on international maintenance management. ... [+]

Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and Management

You think big, bigger, biggest. In the Industrial Engineering & Management study programme you focus entirely on international maintenance management.

Every day, hundreds of people board airplanes. You are responsible for ensuring that these planes are in a good state of repair. You manage the maintenance of large ships, sustainable energy generation, or machines in factories. Not just for technical companies, but also in the care sector and for the government. You do not carry out maintenance yourself, but ensure that it takes place. And convince management that it is necessary.

You

You have a flair for technology. You enjoy working with people from around the world. You are quick to see how machines or processes work. You understand what steps you need to take. You are also keen to look beyond borders. You are confident, have self-belief and persuasive powers. And you approach your tasks responsibly.... [-]

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You look beyond borders and are interested in economics, marketing and business. The International Business study programme will prepare you for a managerial role in an i ... [+]

Bachelor in International Business

You look beyond borders and are interested in economics, marketing and business. The International Business study programme will prepare you for a managerial role in an international organisation.

A large multinational wants to tap into a new market in Brazil. You give the management advice on marketing. Or a mobile phone manufacturer wants to relocate some of its production to Eastern Europe. You research the options and write a business plan.

As an international business manager you can advise on all sorts of business matters. Like communication, marketing, trade, sales or finance. You approach international business issues from various perspectives and resolve them.... [-]

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International Business prepares you for a career in a global environment. You will become an expert at doing business in cross-cultural settings. ... [+]

Bachelor in International Business

International Business prepares you for a career in a global environment. You will become an expert at doing business in cross-cultural settings.

A Dutch company produces cereals for people with food allergies and exports its products to different countries in Europe. Unfortunately its market share in Eastern Europe is not growing as planned. As international market intelligence officer you analyze the current market, the cereal industry and the economic environment to identify factors that potentially limit your company's growth.

You

As an enterprising individual, you like to set your own learning goals. You are open-minded, independent and adventurous, a global citizen eager to discover other ways of working, living and doing business. Your work makes an impact while respecting people and planet. Discerning and creative, you are a born communicator and language enthusiast. You embrace challenges and enjoy working as a team.... [-]

Netherlands 's Hertogenbosch
September 2019
English
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4 years
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Avans University of Applied Sciences
Tilburg Campus
Professor Cobbenhagenlaan 13

Tilburg, North Brabant, 5037 DA NL
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Avans University of Applied Sciences
's-Hertogenbosch Campus
Onderwijsboulevard 215 

's Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, 5223 DE NL
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Avans University of Applied Sciences #2
Breda Campus
Hogeschoollaan 1

Breda, North Brabant, 4818 CR NL
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