Our Locations

One of the most international educational institutes in the Netherlands, NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is based in student cities known for their friendliness and openness, from historic Leeuwarden to quaint Meppel, from entrepreneurial Emmen and lively Groningen to the stunning island of Terschelling. Why not find out more about the NHL Stenden student cities and explore through the links below.

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Will Leeuwarden be your new student city? Take a digital tour round the campus and get to know the city of the Oldehove!
Explore Leeuwarden


Is your future study in Emmen? Did you know it’s in a region full of entrepreneurs? And that the city itself has the largest indoor shopping centre in the Netherlands? Come and find out about the campus and how our students study.
Explore Emmen


Terschelling is renowned for its Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB). Find out what the Maritime Simulator Training Centre (MSTC) looks like, and discover what it’s life is like on campus. We’re happy to show you around!
Explore Terschelling


You can take the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools course at our small-scale NHL Stenden location in Meppel. If you’d like to study in a small city, then you’ll feel right at home in Meppel.
Explore Meppel


You can follow the International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools course at our NHL Stenden location in the student city of Groningen. It’s a small location offering many possibilities including facilities such as an educational work area, a library and a media library.
Explore Groningen

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Live Sessions

Your chance to ask your questions. Talk to students and staff and get the low down on general life at NHL Stenden or join a session for your particular programme and find out what makes it right for you.

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Practical Information

Check out the study of your choice or compare fields so you can make the decision that’s right for you. Listen to students and staff and ask your specific questions.

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Study @ NHL Stenden

Get all the ins and outs from students in the know. Find out what it’s like at NHL Stenden, how you can apply, what opportunities we offer, and what life is like in the Netherlands.

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