Breda University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized, government-funded higher education institute. More than 7,000 Dutch and international students from some 100 countries are studying at the institute. Univeristy offers bachelor’s and master’s programme at professional (‘hbo’) and academic (‘wo’) level in the domains of Games, Media, Hotel, Facility, Logistics, Built Environment, Tourism and Leisure & Events.
Breda University of Applied Sciences has strong ties with the professional field, focusing on entrepreneurial and business-oriented activities. In this process, they seek out innovations, adopt an international outlook and make socially responsible and sustainable choices.
Breda's organisation has a strong international orientation. In cooperation with national and international industries, they train the students to become professionals capable of operating in globalising work and knowledge settings. Breda University of Applied Sciences aims to create a stimulating environment for both students and staff in order to enable them to develop their talents to the fullest possible extent, to integrate knowledge and skills and apply these to society in a professional and responsible manner.
5 good reasons to study in Holland
1. Wide range of English programmes
Dutch universities offer the largest number of English-taught programmes in continental Europe. About 2,000 programmes are taught entirely in English. Also, 95% of the Dutch speak English, so it’s easy to communicate in daily life.
2. Good value for your money
The quality of Dutch higher education is well-recognised. The tuition fees and cost of living are considerably lower than in English-speaking countries. Also, there are lots of scholarship opportunities. The Dutch teaching style is interactive and student-centred. You will develop valuable skills such as analysing, solving practical problems and creative thinking.
3. Big international community
Holland’s many international students come from more than 160 different countries. Dutch society is diverse and inclusive. It is strongly connected to other cultures, the business community and the world. The Dutch are open-minded and direct, so it is easy to meet them and exchange ideas.
4. Great place to live
Holland is one of the safest countries in the world, according to the 2018 Global Peace index and belongs to the top 10 happiest countries in the world. Read more about the good Dutch standard of living in the OECD’s Better Life Index. Also, Holland is the gateway to Europe! In just three hours you can be in Paris. Londo n and Berlin are just a five or six hour train ride away. Holland has a rich history with historic cities and the highest museum density in the world.
5. Excellent career opportunities
Holland is the 18th largest economy in the world. Some of the world’s biggest multinationals, including Philips, Heineken, KLM, Shell, ING and Unilever, are Dutch. Holland is a world leader in many areas of expertise, including agriculture, water management, art & design, logistics and sustainable energy.
The Dutch government wants to attract knowledge and retain talent. International graduates can therefore apply for an orientation year. This is a residence permit of one year to find a job, or start a business within three years of graduation.
Bachelor Tuition fees
EU students €1,084 First-year students pay €542.
non-EU students €8,906.
Master Tuition fees
EU students €1,084
non-EU students from €9,416 to €10,500 depending on the programme
BUas Bachelor Scholarship
Every year a limited number of scholarships is available for non-EU/EEA-students to contribute to the costs of the tuition fee. It consists of a € 3,000 reduction of the tuition fee in the first year of studying at BUas and a € 1,500 reduction of the tuition fee in the consecutive years.
There are different types of scholarships for both Bachelor and Master degrees depending on your nationality and study programs for more information see here
ACCOMMODATION AND LIVING EXPENSES
Breda University of Applied Sciences has no campus or student rooms of its own and, therefore, it will be your own responsibility to find accommodation in Breda. Rental prices for a student room in Breda vary from €400 to €600 per calendar month.
Breda University has an arrangement with housing corporations Singelveste, Alwel and WonenBreburg that 65 rooms will be available for NON-EU Breda University of Applied Sciences students in the academic year 2021-2022 and 30 rooms for NON-EU exchange students. These rooms are furnished and have fixed contract dates. These contract dates cannot be changed and the contract will end after the period of your stay, which is one semester or one year. Extension will not be possible. Once you have been accepted for a study programme at Breda University of Applied Sciences, you will be provided with personal login in the first week of July for the website where you can book these rooms.
Rooms in the Netherlands are mostly single rooms, with several rooms in one house shared by a group of students or young people. You share spaces like the living room (if available), the kitchen and the bathroom. Most rooms that are offered are not furnished (no fixtures, curtains, carpets, etc.). Please keep this in mind when you rent a room.
Please note that there are more students than rooms available and the rooms will be allocated on a first come, first served basis
For more informtion you can see BUas 2021- 2022 Housing Manual
In addition to the tuition fee, please take into account that additional costs will range between some €400 and €700 per year, depending on your programme and participation in excursions.
Your daily expenses include food, public transport, books, clothes, and cinema tickets. But you also need to take into account the costs of housing and insurance. Experience has shown that students living and studying in Holland for one year spend between €700 and €1,000 a month.
The bicycle is the cheapest and easiest way to get around, especially if you live in the city.
WHEN TO APPLY?
Bacherlor application deadlines
Please note the following application deadlines:
15 January for a numerus fixus programme
EU and non-EU students 1 May is a strict deadline.
Master application deadlines
EU/EEA students: 15 August
non-EU students: 1 June
Deadline for Supply Chain Management programme that will start on 1 September 2021:
EU/EEA students: 18 June 2021
non-EU students: 1 June 2021
WELCOME TO NETHERLANDS
All departments of Breda University of Applied Sciences can be found on our new campus at the Mgr. Hopmansstraat in Breda, The Netherlands. The campus consists of three building including a former convent. The buildings are situated in a green, park like, environment at the edge of the city centre. The city itself is fun, safe and internationally oriented.
Downtown Breda is bustling with pubs, outdoor terraces, restaurants, bars and clubs. You will also find many trendy shops and galleries. And as for sports and culture, you can see a soccer game in the NAC stadium. Or hop on your bike to one of the theatres and watch a movie or a play.
Interested? To learn more about the university, your study options, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
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