HZ University of Applied Sciences is located in the South-West of the Netherlands. With a population of some 4,800 national and international students we are a small university with a personal approach. HZ offers high-quality study programmes. Since 2011 -so for the past eleven years- HZ has been in the top three of Dutch multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences.
As a university of applied sciences we focus on practice-based education and research opportunities. Our close cooperation with the business world, various research centres and our global network of partner universities is of paramount importance. Our students are encouraged to get the best out of themselves through personal development and the growth of knowledge.