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HAN University of Applied Sciences

Gelderland, Netherlands |


The HAN university of applied sciences is a university of applied sciences with two campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen in the Netherlands. HAN came in being in 1996 after a merger of various institutes. It offers bachelor's and Master’s degrees in a wide scope of subjects. Arnhem business school is the global branch of HAN University. HAN offers superb practice-based training to in excess of 30 000 students. HAN’s focuses on providing customized research to organizations and institutions. It has more than 65 Bachelor courses, 21 Masters courses, 40 research groups. These courses incorporate Engineering, Business administration, IT and communication, Economics, Commerce, Communication, Law, Health and some more. A few Programs were evaluated as highly ranked in the Netherlands, as per the 'Keuzegids Masters 2015', a yearly investigation direct that gives an autonomous correlation between courses in advanced education in the Netherlands.

Elsevier magazine ranked HAN University of Applied Sciences second best large university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Moreover, approximately 20 courses offered at HAN were ranked best 3 when contrasted with a similar course offered at different institutions.



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HAN has campuses in Arnhem and in Nijmegen. Arnhem is a city located in the east Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Gelderland and situated on both banks of the rivers Nederrijn and Sint-Jansbeek, which was the main source of the city's development. The municipality is part of the Arnhem-Nijmegen Metropolitan Area. Arnhem is home to the Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Netherlands Open Air Museum, Airborne Museum 'Hartenstein', Royal Burgers' Zoo, NOC*NSF, and National Sports Centre Papendal. The north corner of the municipality is part of the Hoge Veluwe National Park. It is approximately 55 square kilometers in area, consisting of heathlands, sand dunes, and woodlands. While the Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, the first to be recognized as such in Roman times, and in 2005 celebrated 2,000 years of existence. The city is rich cultural and technical. The city has many museums which depict the story of this ancient city. It has many parks. The place is filled with green grass which serves as a treat to the eyes. The city is famous for its cultural music.


At the heart are the 4 faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Business Management and Law, and Faculty of Engineering. Each faculty is responsible for education, research, and guidance in its own area of expertise. Each faculty is furthermore divided up into institutes in similar domains. All support functions are grouped in a separate unit, the Services Department, which operates HAN-wide.

Residing Options

HAN Housing Office enables the student to get rooms at locations in Arnhem and Nijmegen. University offers short-stay places for 1 semester to exchange students and 1 or 2 semester(s) to non-European Bachelor/Master students.


The HAN University of Applied Sciences, as of 2015, had a student population of 30,000 and faculty was 2500 spread over two campuses, with more than 3,000 international students. Which makes a balanced faculty to student ratio of 1:10. The academic staff includes extremely educated and skilled professors, associate professors, senior lecturers, and other lecturers from prestigious institutes all over the world. The scholarly staff incorporates to a great degree instructed and talented professors associate professors senior lecturers and other lecturers from lofty foundations everywhere throughout the world.

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The employment rate is high as compared to other institutes in the region. University produces well-trained and knowledgeable graduates. When they get out in the practical world, they prove to be an asset to the country and society. Numerous successful high-tech industrial communities and sectors are established through their graduates. There is a high chance for graduates securing a job after graduating from the university.

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