As a 220-year old institution, the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen has ensured that applied research and education are well-rooted in the Northern Netherlands. As a University of Applied Sciences, the institute focuses on applied research. Together with companies the institute works on issues that demand new solutions and innovations. This way, the research contributes to knowledge development and new applications in both the professional sector and society.
National and international students study at 54 bachelor programs, 8 associate degrees and 22 master's programs. More and more courses offer English and German programs. In addition, approximately 1,100 students annually make use of contract education (part-time education, courses, coaching) under the Professionals and Companies flag.
With 50 lectures, four multidisciplinary knowledge centers and two Centers of Expertise, the Hanze University of Applied Sciences is a learning community where applied research, professional practice and innovation are integrated into education. This learning community is the place where students, researchers and people from the workfield learn from one another and work together to solve issues from society.
Our motto Share your talent. Move the world, encourages students to share their knowledge and talents with the world around them.