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Hanze University of Applied Sciences
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Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS), is the largest university of applied sciences in the northern part of the Netherlands and is located in the vibrant student city Groningen.


Groningen, City of Talent Being a student in Groningen puts you at the very heart of research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Universities here including the University of Groningen and Hanze UAS have joined forces to start a national campaign to promote the city as a place for learning, working and for growing with a focus on personal development and making the best of yourself.


The Hanze Honours College Hanze UAS gives talented students the opportunity to develop further by being selected for the honours programme. As an Honours student, you will continue to be a student of the school where you are taking your bachelor’s programme but will also follow a talent route as part of the Hanze Honours College. The Hanze Honours College gives you the opportunity to meet and work with honours students from other schools in certain lectures and multidisciplinary projects, as well as with lecturers and researchers. You will be first in line in terms of challenging and prestigious assignments or work placements. Your honours status will be valued highly and will be an asset in terms of admission to the Groningen Talent Group, part of the City
of Talent project.



Holland International Study Centre



Situated at the heart of Europe, in Amsterdam, the Holland International Study Centre puts you in the best place to prepare for a respected degree at the University of Groningen, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Hanze University of Applied Sciences,  Wageningen University, VU University Amsterdam, NeyenRhode New Business School, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Stenden University Of Applied Sciences, University of Twente, Van Hall Larenstein, University Of Applied Sciences, while allowing you to gain a broad perspective on European culture.


The Holland International Study Centre can provide you with all the support you need to secure a place at this prestigious seat of
learning, from the application process right through to English language and academic preparation for your chosen degree.


Support in making your university application
The dedicated Holland International Study Centre team will support you in applying for a place at the University of Groningen,
which you’ll need to do before you enrol on one of the International Study Centre’s degree preparation programmes. Guidance at every step of the way With small classes and continuous monitoring of your progress, you’ll receive expert guidance at every step of your journey towards an internationallyrenowned undergraduate or postgraduate qualification.

Essential academic and English language skills
Benefit from an introduction to the same teaching styles as those in place on your University of Groningen degree course. By
improving your English skills, you’ll gain the confidence you need to realise your true potential, while academic skills training
provides the tools to help you succeed at a top European university.


International Foundation Year
Choose between Holland ISC’s International Foundation Year programmes in Business and Management or Science and Engineering, each preparing you thoroughly for the first year of an undergraduate degree.

Raise your English language skills to the required level and gain essential academic skills, while you settle into the Dutch education system and European culture. Whether you are aiming for an undergraduate or a postgraduate qualification.


English Pre-Masters Programme
Helping you improve your English language skills in preparation for postgraduate study, the English Pre- Masters at the Holland ISC leads to one of a wide range of masters programmes

Foundation Program

International Foundation Year

Your route to a degree at Hanze UAS
The International Foundation Year at the Holland International Study Centre provides a route to the following degree, taught
in English, at Hanze UAS.


BA International Business and Management Studies


The International Business and Management Studies (IBMS), at the International Business School (IBS) is formally accredited by the Dutch government (NVAO). Upon completion, you will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in one of the
following study programmes (specialisations):


⋅ International Marketing


⋅ International Management


⋅ International Strategy and Business Development


⋅ International Finance and Accounting


In addition to learning theory about business subjects and working in internationally mixed project groups, you will gain valuable practical experience. As part of your full year abroad, you can do a six-month placement at a company such as Hugo Boss in New York. Then, in your final year, you will round off your major, followed by a graduation project at, for example, the Marketing and Sales Department of Coca Cola in Berlin.





Entry Requirements and Fees

International Foundation Year


Academic Requirements

Bangladesh: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with good grades



English requirements


International Foundation Year

IELTS 5.0 (overall score)


Start Dates


International Foundation : September 2015






Interntaional Foundation Year : €14,550







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