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The Hague University of Applied Sciences
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The Hague University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: De Haagse Hogeschool) is a university of applied sciences and community higher professional education institute with its campuses located in and around The Hague in the Randstad metropolitan region in the southern Netherlands.


The city is the Dutch seat of government and home to many major international legal, security and peace institutions. Since the university was founded in 1987 it has expanded to four campuses in The Hague, Delft, Laan van Poot and Zoetermeer. The main campus in The Hague is located behind The Hague Hollands Spoor railway station by the Laakhaven Canal.



The institution is made up of 14 academies. Bachelor’s degrees are the institution’s core business with 42 full-time undergraduate degrees, 21 part-time (nine taught in English) and 10 dual bachelors courses. The university also offers nine master's degrees (three taught in English) and currently teaches around 23,400 students. Degrees fall into six main fields of interest including technology, innovation and society, public administration, law and security, management and organization, ICT and media, health and sport, economy and finance and welfare and education.


The Hague University of Applied Sciences provides a high-quality education. Research contributes to this, and our research groups play an important role, establishing links between teaching, practice and applied research. We develop our courses to help
you function confidently in a global society that is changing faster every day.


The campus is located in the city centre of The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government and home to 150 international organisations including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. The city is within easy reach of both Rotterdam and Amsterdam. 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.


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 The Hague 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 The Hague University of Applied Sciences. During your final year, you get the opportunity to undertake a valuable work
placement and a graduation project.


Progression Degrees include the following:


BA International Business & Management Studies (3 years): This course is right for you if you want to enter the business world, live an international life, and know everything there is to know about economics, business, marketing, finance and management. Our graduates have gone on to work for banks and advertising agencies, and for the sales, marketing or financial departments of multinational corporations, whilst others have gone on to set up their own businesses.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):


BA International Financial Control & Management (3 years) : Good international (business) controllers are in demand in today’s 24/7 economy. If you are ambitious, conscientious, a genuine team player, you love number crunching, and want to work in an international environment then International Financial Control & Management (IFMC) is just the programme for you.⋅


BA Process and Food Technology (3 years) : You have a natural interest in subjects like chemistry and physics and would like to have a career in an international environment. We provide you with the very best preparation for a position in the field of  process technology in the food industry or chemical industry. You may find yourself employed by a smaller, socially relevant  organisation like Rotie  (part of the Simadan Group) or by a career-oriented multinational like Shell.International Marketing.


BEng Industrial Design Engineering (3 years) : There is great demand for people with both specialist design knowledge and the ability to think across borders. As a recent graduate, you will have all the necessary skills to cover this gap in the market. With the ability to bridge research, design processes and entrepreneurship, you are employable in almost every sector. International  businesses will be especially eager to welcome you to the fold.⋅ International Management




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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