The Hague University of Applied Sciences

The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) is located in and around The Hague, the political and cultural heart of the Netherlands. THUAS is a modern university of applied sciences with a strong focus on practice oriented research and innovative, career-focused education.

It’s home to 26,000 students representing 140 different nationalities.

Datos útiles


  • The Hague, The Netherlands

Number of students

  • 26,000


  • 3,000+ international students
  • 140 nationalities


  • Faculty of Business, Finance & Marketing
  • Faculty Public Management, Law & Safety
  • Faculty of Health, Nutrition & Sport
  • Faculty of IT & Design
  • Faculty of Management & Organisation
  • Faculty of Social Work & Education
  • Faculty of Technology, Innovation & Society

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A university of applied sciences

There are two types of universities in Dutch higher education: traditional research universities and universities of applied sciences.

As a university of applied sciences, THUAS focuses on training and career preparation and it's working closely with professionals to make sure that programmes are cutting edge and relevant to industry.

Businesses and institutions help design our curricula, which means they are hands-on, solution orientated and reflect market conditions.

Most lecturers are working professionals, giving students a first hand insight into their field. During interactive sessions, they will ask questions, set assignments and encourage debate to hone analytical skills that are critical in business.

Key teaching and research covers mainly seven fields:

  • Business, Finance & Marketing
  • Health, Nutrition & Sports
  • IT & Design; Management & Organisation
  • Public Management, Law & Safety
  • Social Work & Education
  • Technology, Innovation & Society




international students




The Hague is located in a west of the Netherlands and full of culture and history. The city is the seat of the Dutch government and royal family and known as the International City of Peace, Justice and Security. It's home to 130+ international institutions, 80 justice organisations, 115 Embassies and many international companies so it should come as no surprise that English is the preferred language of communication.

The Hague is a very green city with 11km of coastline and an ideal base from which to explore the rest of the Netherlands with cities such as Amsterdam, Utrecht and Rotterdam only 30-45 minutes away by train.


The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers access to financial support through various scholarship programmes. For further information please contact the Inova Education team. We are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

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