Hogeschool van Amsterdam

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Hogeschool van Amsterdam
founding 1993
place Amsterdam , Almere , Netherlands
Students 46,675
Employee 3,865
Networks NIBS
Website www.hva.nl

The Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) is a university in Amsterdam . The course is similar to that at German universities of applied sciences. Since the Hogeschool van Amsterdam works closely with the University of Amsterdam , it is possible to switch from this training, known in Dutch as HBO (hoger beroepsonderwijs), to the scientific study WO (wetenschappelijk onderwijs).

International courses

These courses are offered in English to foreign students .

  • European School of Physiotherapy
  • International Business and Languages
  • International Business and Management Studies (voltijd)
  • International Business and Management Studies (deeltijd)
  • International Degree in English and Education
  • International Financial Management
  • International management
  • Trade Management Asia
  • Fashion & Design
  • Fashion & Management
  • Fashion & branding

Major / minor at the HvA

Each training comprises 240 ECTS . 60 points must be achieved in one year.

The major / minor principle has been introduced since 2005–2006:

  • The major phase consists of a one-year preparatory course . After the subsequent two-year main course, 210 out of a total of 240 ECTS points can be achieved.
  • With a minor , the student can choose an additional subject and collect the missing 30 points in the last two years of study. Each minor education lasts half a year.

Around 90 training courses are offered (hbo-opleidingen), which are spread across 15 institutes / faculties.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b Quick Facts. In: www.amsterdamuas.com. August 7, 2018, accessed April 29, 2019 .