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Van Hall Larenstein, University Of Applied Sciences
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The largest international ‘green’ University of Applied Sciences in Holland…
Offering three campuses in Velp, Leeuwarden and Wageningen, Van Hall Larenstein University offers a range of bachelors programmes with a focus on nature, the environment, human and animal health, nutrition, food production, responsible
entrepreneurship, and business.


Competence-based learning is at the heart of each course, preparing students for internships and the working world. Alumni take up positions across industries, including manager, product developer, consultant and trader, from agribusiness, horticulture
and landscaping to water consultancy, forestry and NGO. 


⋅ Progress to a masters at Wageningen, rated best University of Life Sciences in the world


⋅ Job prospects with Unilever, Danone, Proctor and Gamble, and Nestlé


⋅ Study Holland’s specialist subjects (flower farming, food technology, water management)


⋅ PhD opportunities


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 Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences
The International Foundation Year at the Holland International Study Centre provides a route to the following degrees, taught in
English, at Fontys University of Applied Sciences.


Successful completion of the International Foundation Year leads to progression onto the following degrees.


Bachelor degree options


··Agribusiness and Business Administration


·· International Business & Management Studies

·· International Development Management

··Animal Husbandry


··Food Technology








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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