Why you should choose an exchange program

NHL University of Applied Sciences is a community school and offers a wide range of bachelor programs. From technology to economics, education and healthcare: the NHL has various disciplines in-house.

Practical approach

Our study programs have a strong link with the professional practice. As a student you will therefore gain a great deal of practical experience on top of your theoretical knowledge. Various course units of the study programs are taught in English. As an exchange student you will therefore be able to follow most of the regular classes.

The NHL building

At the NHL you study in a modern environment with a personal approach. The building boasts all the facilities you need as a student. For example Wi-Fi, various study rooms, a pleasant cafe and an extensive Media Library. During your time as a student in the Netherlands you will lack for nothing at the NHL! 

International office

As an exchange student you can come to the International Office with all your questions regarding studying at the NHL. The International Office is a professional department within the NHL with a great deal of experience in providing guidance and information to exchange students. And not only for international students. A large number of the Dutch NHL students also go abroad each year for exchange programs, international internships and projects.

Erasmus Student Network Leeuwarden

The Erasmus Student Network Leeuwarden is a student organisation that supports and develops student exchange. During the entire academic year, ESN Leeuwarden organises various activities and excursions for all international students in Leeuwarden.

Studying at the NHL in brief

  • Our exchange programs attract students from all around the world and you will study in a diverse and supportive environment
  • The exchange programs of the NHL are backed by expert staff, premium locations and the support of the International Office.
  • You will study in an international environment that offers many opportunities for you to exchange ideas and build valuable networks
  • The collaboration with research and business ensures an authentic education which also gives you a competitive edge on the global market.


Overview of all exchange programs


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