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TOP QUALITY EDUCATION

Giving you a degree that really works!

We’re not only independently rated as one of the top 3 universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands, our students also highly rank the value of our education. Our top facilities, professional lecturers, real-world projects and international environment mean students earn degrees that really work in industry.

  • NHL Stenden is one of the top 3 universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands, 3rd year in a row!
  • 80% of all NHL Stenden students saying they are in general satisfied or very satisfied with their study programme
  • No less than 20 Top Programmes according to the annual Dutch Keuzegids Hbo
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Hien Anh Doan Thi

2nd year International Hospitality Management

Hien Anh is clear about what she thinks top quality education is. Of course, NHL Stenden’s ranking played a role when first choosing a hotel school, but then she compared her options by looking at the quality of other factors. For Hien Anh, the standards set by NHL Stenden’s real-world practice and international environment stood out – and that the programme gives true meaning to the word hospitality.

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Hospitality Management and International Business are rated as the best quality programmes in their fields within the Netherlands. (Keuzegids Hbo 2021).

Our students and alumni

More students and alumni have talked about their reasons for coming to study at NHL Stenden. You can read about their experiences here.

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Dananai Chitewe

Dananai looked at schools in Dubai, the UK and the US before deciding that the Netherlands would be the right fit for her.

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Kyra Bär

Being practically minded, Kyra was careful to choose a university of applied sciences that would match her hands-on approach.

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Iona Cojancaru

The diversity of Iona’s programme is providing a foundation that puts her well on her way to becoming an IT professional.

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Réka Toth

Réka’s busy student life has not only meant she’s now done things she’s long wanted to do, but it’s also helped her become more open and confident.

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Chaman Preet Singh

Chaman just couldn’t get enough of NHL Stenden and stayed on after his bachelor’s to do a master’s in International Hospitality and Service Management. 

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There’s a lot to think about when it comes to choosing your degree and the best place to do it. You can find inspiration for your choice by downloading the full magazine on the 6 reasons to come study at NHL Stenden.

Your decision process may flip back and forth, which is all the more reason why you should, without a doubt, download the full magazine on the 6 reasons to come study at NHL Stenden

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