Our exchange programmes vary from one semester to a full year. HZ University of Applied Sciences has exchange agreements with partner universities all around the world. Exchange periods are in the fall semester or in the spring semester.

To study at HZ as an exchange student, your university needs an exchange agreement with us. If you would like to experience the international atmosphere at HZ, contact one of your exchange coordinators at your home institute. They will inform you on the registration procedure to study abroad and inform you about the selection procedures.

Overview programmes

Take a look at our exchange and semester programmes.
Go to the complete overview of our programmes

Applying and contact

Find out more about our online application procedure and who to contact in case you have any questions.

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Fact sheet

All the facts you need as an incoming exchange student bundled in one document.

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Grade distribution

All programmes offered by the HZ University of Applied Sciences (HZ) use a numerical 10-point grading scale in accordance with the Dutch grading system for higher education.

HZ in top 2 best universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands

For the fourteenth year in a row, HZ is among the best universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands.

Practical information

You are about to leave for the Netherlands to study at HZ and this will surely be one of the most exciting and life changing experiences of your life! To assist in your preparations we give you some important practical information.