HZ, a career oriented university
As university of applied sciences ('hogescholen'), HZ works in close cooperation with companies. It does not only provide students with theoretical education but also focusses on the practical application of career-oriented assignments. Professional practice is incorporated in the education by means of internships, applied research projects and practical assignments.
Development of HZ curricula in close cooperation with the business field
Representatives of the professional field fulfill an advisory function in the development of HZ curricula. This way we make sure that study topics have a direct relation to professional reality. During your study at HZ, you will be confronted to real-life challenges.
One-year experience in company
Moreover, acquiring practical work experience through internships is an integral part of the study bachelor programmes offered at HZ. HZ bachelor programmes consist of six semesters of theoretical education and two semesters of work placements. This means that when you graduate from the HZ, you have one year experience in company.