NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Over 10.000 students are studying and more than 800 employees are currently working at Stenden University. The university has campus sites in the Netherlands; Leeuwarden, Emmen, Groningen, Meppel and Assen; a campus in Doha (Qatar), Bangkok (Thailand), Port Alfred (South Africa), and Bali (Indonesia). The university offers 7 associate degrees (only in Dutch), 19 bachelor programmes and 4 master programmes in the fields of (Service) Management, Education, Care, Economics and Technique.

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All of the study programmes at Stenden University of Applied Sciences are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO).


This way, you are ensured to receive a high-quality education, which meets the international education standards.

In addition, lectors with PhD degrees guarantees the academic quality of the programmes.



Double degree in our Master study programmes


After successfully completing a Masters Programme you will receive a Double Degree, namely a British Masters of Arts Degree and a Dutch Masters Degree.
The Master programmes are accredited by both the Dutch government and the London Metropolitan University.


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Code of conduct


Stenden University wishes to attract good international students and to establish a streamlined and co-ordinated guideline for the relationship between international students and Stenden University using this Code of Conduct.


With this framework, Stenden University provides clear, accessible and unambiguous information about the quality of the study programme, its position within the Dutch system of higher education, the services and provisions offered to international students, the expenses of studying and living, as well as the admission requirements for international students.

Dutch higher education


We're working together with the Dutch organisation for international cooperation in higher education (Nuffic).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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BBA

Bachelor in International Business Administration

Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

Do you enjoy being a leader and making sure that everything is well-organised? Do you imagine yourself to be a vital part of a company regardless of what country it operates in? If so then the International Business Administration course at NHL Stenden could be great for you! [+]

Do you enjoy being a leader and making sure that everything is well-organised? Do you imagine yourself to be a vital part of a company regardless of what country it operates in? If so then the International Business Administration course at NHL Stenden could be great for you! Throughout this four-year course, students will learn how to prepare for a senior management position within a company. Furthermore, Design-Based Education which is a method where students will work alongside professionals in the field of business will be used throughout the study.

During the first year, students will learn about operational management, internal communication and business law. Throughout the study, students will conduct assignments while collaborating with real-life companies based in the Netherlands. During the second year, students will learn about tactical decision-making and long-term planning. Research will also play a role this year, with students conducting research for a real-life company. The third and final year will consist of students studying a specialisation of their choice and completing an internship and graduation thesis. Alumni have worked as branch managers, business consultants and account managers. ... [-]


Bachelor in Marketing Management

Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Emmen Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you find it interesting what makes people buy certain products and are you curious about the latest digital trends in marketing? If so, the Marketing course at N.H.L. Stenden University is perfect for you. [+]

Do you find it interesting what makes people buy certain products and are you curious about the latest digital trends in marketing? If so, the Marketing course at N.H.L. Stenden University is perfect for you.

The English-taught Bachelor programme in Marketing Management provides you with the essential knowledge in marketing combined with the latest trends and updates in the industry. This way you will be well-prepared for a successful career in the marketing world! In the first year, you will cover the basics of on- and offline marketing, sales, and communication. You will be assigned several projects which you have to carry out in groups and you gain first-hand knowledge of web design and graphic design. In the second year, you will dive into marketing research, strategic marketing, and account management. In the third year, you will participate in a 6 months internship and choose your specialisations. The fourth year consists of a semester in Marketing Management and your final thesis.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor in Creative Business, Media Management

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

Are you creative, communicative and interested in the media world? If so then the Creative Business, Media Management course could be the right choice for you! [+]

Are you creative, communicative and interested in the media world? If so then the Creative Business, Media Management course could be the right choice for you!

This English-taught course provides you with the essential business and management knowledge combined with sector-specific insights into the media and entertainment world. This programme prepares you for a successful career in the TV, radio, music or marketing communication sector. The first year provides you with an insight into multimedia technologies, media law and business economics. Throughout the Creative Business course, you will participate in Design-Based Education which allows students to apply theory to real-life situations such as creating their own media productions. In the second year, you will dive into the field of branding and communication, media and culture and media relations. During the third year, you will learn everything around strategic management and develop your management skills. Furthermore, you will specialise in a field of your choice. In the fourth and final year, you will do an internship and round off your studies with the Bachelor Thesis.... [-]


Bachelor in Information Technology (IT)

Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Emmen Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you want to know how software works, enjoy playing computer games and are curious about the latest technology trends and internet security? If so, then the Information Technology course could be the right choice for you! [+]

Do you want to know how software works, enjoy playing computer games and are curious about the latest technology trends and internet security? If so, then the Information Technology course could be the right choice for you! The four-year international Bachelor course offers a state-of-the-art programme in Software Engineering. During the foundation year, students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as web technology, programming languages, and databases. Furthermore, throughout the course students are taught the necessary communication skills to work in an international environment and emphasis is put on teamwork and assignments will be conducted in small groups. The second year will focus on software engineering and the third and fourth year will be spent specialising in the students chosen area, conducting an internship and completing a final project. Throughout your time studying Information Technology at NHL Stenden you will be able to make use of the Internet of Things Laboratory which has the latest innovative devices available such as Virtual Reality equipment, robots and a Microsoft Surface Hub. Students can choose from the following specialisations:... [-]


Bachelor in International Business

Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden Groningen Emmen Meppel Assen United Kingdom London + 6 more

Are you interested in the world of business and how different cultures conduct business activity? Would you like to make a difference within a well-known organisation? If so then the International Business course at NHL Stenden could be the course for you! [+]

Are you interested in the world of business and how different cultures conduct business activity? Would you like to make a difference within a well-known organization? If so then the International Business course at NHL Stenden could be the course for you! This four-year course will consist of a variety of topics which will help you to acquire a strong business mindset. Throughout the four-year course, students will gain strong intercultural skills as well as have the opportunity to be a part of many international projects. During the first year, students will enjoy learning about marketing, sales, and logistics as well as learning another language.

Students will also become familiar with the educational concept of Design-Based Education, which allows students to work on a variety of assignments with professionals in the business world. The second year will consist of broadening your knowledge and teaching you how to make business decisions based on ethical and social factors. In the third and final year, students will participate in a minor of their choice and conduct an internship which is followed by a graduation assignment. Alumni have become successful in many areas of business such as exporting, accounting and corporate communication.... [-]


Bachelor in International Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

Do you enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and thrive under pressure? If so, the International Hospitality Management course could be the right choice for you! [+]

Do you enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and thrive under pressure? If so, the International Hospitality Management course could be the right choice for you! This international Bachelor Programme teaches you a variety of skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a successful career in one of the biggest service industries in the world! During the first year, you learn the basics of hospitality such as marketing, finance and human resource management this is taught through Practical Orientated Learning. Furthermore, students gain their first practical experience in the 4 star Stenden Hotel that is situated on the campus. In the second year you dive into the operational management of a hotel business, step up as a supervisor in your practical module and take part in an online simulation game in which you manage a hotel property. In the third year, you cover a demanding semester in strategic management and follow two minors of your choice. You can choose minors at our campuses in the Netherlands or abroad in Thailand, Indonesia, Qatar or South Africa. This year you will be appointed as a manager of a department in the Stenden Hotel and manage a group of first and second-year students. During your fourth and final year, you will take part in a 10 month paid internship and round off your studies with the Bachelor thesis. Upon successful completion, you will be fully equipped for a successful career in the hospitality sector!... [-]


Bachelor in International Logistics Management

Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 Netherlands Emmen Leeuwarden + 1 more

Are you exceptionally skilled at organising, are you a natural problem solver and do not shy away from making important decisions? If so then the International Logistics Management course might be a great study programme for you. [+]

Are you exceptionally skilled at organising, are you a natural problem solver and do not shy away from making important decisions? If so then the International Logistics Management course might be a great study programme for you. The four-year international Bachelor programme in Logistics Management teaches you to become a true logistics expert. The first year will give you an introduction to the industry and covers general management subjects such as marketing and business economics and specific logistic subjects such as warehousing, physical distribution and operation management. In the second year, you will build on your foundation knowledge in the field and dive into topics such as sustainable logistics, event logistics, and E-logistics. In the third year, you will take part in a 6 month internship and choose your specialisation. The fourth year will focus on your strategic management knowledge and skills and of course the Bachelor thesis. The Logistic sector offers a broad range of employment possibilities and opens doors for students to choose from a variety of careers. Alumni have gone on to work as export managers, purchase managers or sales managers at companies worldwide.... [-]


Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Meppel Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you enjoy working with children and helping children to learn? If so then the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools would be a great course for you. N.H.L. Stenden University of Applied Sciences now offers two different teacher education programmes, the course can be taught entirely in English however if students would then like to teach at Dutch primary schools they would have to follow an additional short track programme of 6-12 months. [+]

The four-year course starts by teaching students how children think and how to communicate with them in order for them to have a brilliant education experience. Throughout the course, students will also gain real-life working experience by teaching children in schools. The second and third year will focus on understanding the educational theory and teaching practice will continue. Furthermore, students will also have the opportunity to specialise in a certain area, the specialisations will take place in either The Netherlands, Denmark or Norway. The specialisation choices can be seen below:

Art and Culture

Mathematics

Special Education

Religion and Ideology... [-]


Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden Groningen Emmen Meppel Assen United Kingdom London + 6 more

Do you enjoy working with children and helping children to learn? If so then the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools would be a great course for you. [+]

Do you enjoy working with children and helping children to learn? If so then the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools would be a great course for you. NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences now offers two different teacher education programmes, the course can be taught entirely in English however if students would then like to teach at Dutch primary schools they would have to follow an additional short track programme of 6-12 months.

The four-year course starts by teaching students how children think and how to communicate with them in order for them to have a brilliant education experience. Throughout the course, students will also gain real-life working experience by teaching children in schools. The second and third year will focus on understanding the educational theory and teaching practice will continue. Furthermore, students will also have the opportunity to specialise in a certain area, the specialisations will take place in either The Netherlands, Denmark or Norway. The specialisation choices can be seen below:... [-]


Bachelor in Leisure and Events Management

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

Are you creative, enterprising and a born organizer? Are you interested in a management position in the sport, tourism, event or art sector? If so then the Leisure and Events Management course could be the perfect course for you. [+]

Are you creative, enterprising and a born organizer? Are you interested in a management position in the sport, tourism, event or art sector? If so then the Leisure and Events Management course could be perfect for you.

This international Bachelor Programme provides you with an in-depth insight into the leisure and events industry and offers you the opportunity to specialise in a sector of your choice. In the first year, you will be introduced to the different concepts of the leisure and event industry and set up your own business as part of the “Young Entrepreneurship” project. Throughout the study, there is a strong focus on sustainable business and intercultural cooperation which is taught by using Design-Based Education. You also follow subjects such as business economics, marketing, lifestyle and trends. The second-year evolves around value creation and developing lasting leisure experiences for individuals, groups and whole communities. Subjects that you will cover during this year are amongst others Human Resource Management, Leisure Operations and Intercultural Sensibility. In the third year, you will choose your specialisation which you can follow in the Netherlands or abroad and dive into strategic management. In the fourth and final year, you will follow an internship in the sector you have specialized yourself in and round it off with your Bachelor Thesis.... [-]


Bachelor in Tourism Management

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

If you enjoy exploring the world and dream of a challenging job in an international setting, then Tourism Management is the right study programme for you! [+]

If you enjoy exploring the world and dream of a challenging job in an international setting, then Tourism Management is the right study programme for you!

The Tourism Management course at N.H.L. Stenden has been ranked as the best Bachelor Programme in this subject in the Netherlands!

The English-taught programme is a broad-ranging business management course that teaches you not only how to run and manage a tourism business, but also how this important economic sector can be managed in a more sustainable manner.

In the first year, you are introduced to the multi-faceted tourism industry and the different sectors you may be working in the future. You follow subjects such as Business Economics, Management Skills, Marketing and others. In the second year, you cover these topics in more depth and in the third year you complete an intense semester in strategic management and the specializations (minors) of your choice. In the fourth year, you take part in a 7-10 months internship at a company of your choice and round-off your studies with the Bachelor thesis. Throughout the four years, you participate in field trips all over Europe to gain first-hand insights and translate your knowledge into practice.... [-]


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Contact
Location address
Stenden Leeuwarden
Rengerslaan 8

Leeuwarden, 8917 DD NL
Location address
Stenden Groningen (Dutch programs)
Phebensstraat 1

Groningen, 9711 BL NL
Location address
Stenden Emmen
Van Schaikweg 94

Emmen, 7811 KL NL
Location address
Stenden Meppel (PABO-course, in English)
Van der Duyn van Maasdamstraat 1

Meppel, 7942 AT NL
Location address
Stenden Assen (Dutch programs)
Zeemanstraat 1

Assen, 9406 BZ NL