Partner Universities

HZ has an extensive international network with the business world and other universities. These enable you organize a one-semester exchange and/or work placement during your studies at HZ. 

One semester study at a partner university
We believe in international exchange programmes, so we offer you the opportunity to study for one semester at one of our many partner universities. Learning other languages, study with students from other cultures in an international environment will make you more competitive on the labour market after your graduation. This is helping you experience as many cultures and languages as possible, will make your HZ-degree valuable passport for the future.

One semester internship abroad
You can do your internship abroad and participate in international projects. HZ has internship opportunities in many different countries and will assist you with the application procedure.

Scholarships
Before you decide to go abroad during your studies at HZ, it is very important that you make a clear estimate not only for yourself, but also for those who will possibly co-finance it. Studies abroad are often subsidised, so you can apply for a mobility scholarship.

Partner Universities 
A list of all our partner universities from all over the world. 

Austria
  • Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol, Kufstein
  • Fachhochschule Vorarlberg, Dornbirn
  • FH Wien der WKW, Wien
  • IMC Fachhochschule Krems, Krems
Bangladesh
  • Daffodil International University, Dhaka
Belgium
  • Artesis Plantijn University College, Antwerpen
  • Arteveldehogeschool, Gent
  • Howest, de Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, Kortrijk
  • Thomas More Kempen, Geel
  • Thomas More Mechelen-Antwerpen, Mechelen
Bolivia
  • Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Brazil
  • Pontificia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC Minas), Belo Horizonte
  • Universidade do Vale do Itajai (UNIVALI), ItajaI
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte
  • Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP), Ouro Preto
  • Universidade Federal de ViCosa (UFV), ViCosa
Canada
  • Capilano University, Vancouver
  • Fanshawe College, London (ON)
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey
  • Mount Royal University, Ottawa
  • Okanagan College, Kelowna
  • University of Waterloo, Waterloo
Chile
  • Universidad Mayor, Santiago
China
  • Jinan University, Guangzhou
  • Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai
    Colombia
    • Universidad ECCI, Bogota
    Czech Republic
    • Vysoká Skola Financní a Správní, O.P.S., Praha
    • Vysoké Ucení Technické v Brne, Brno
    Denmark
    • Erhvervsakademi Sjælland, Køge
    • University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg, Sønderborg and Slagelse
    • Via University College, Risskov
    Ecuador
    • Universidad Internacional del Ecuador - UIDE, Quito
    Finland
    • Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Vantaa
    • Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki
    • SAMK University of Applied Sciences, Pori
    • Novia University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa
    France
    • École de Management de Normandie, Le Havre
    • EDHEC Business School, Lille
    • Institut de Recherche et d'Action Commerciale (IDRAC) de Lyon, Lyon 
    • IPAC, Annecy 
    • Ipag Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Paris 
    • Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, Pau 
    • Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble 
    • Université Paris Est Créteil – Val de Marne, Créteil
    Germany
    • DHBW Mosbach, Mosbach
    • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt 
    • Hochschule Bremen, Bremen
    • Hochschule Hof, Hof
    • Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Deggendorf
    Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Shue Yan University
    • The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
    India
    • IILM Institute for Higher Education, New Delhi
    Indonesia
    • Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya
    • Universitas Budi Luhur, Jakarta
    Italy
    • Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara
    Japan
    • Kindai University, Higashiosaka
    • Saitama University, Saitama 
    • Toyo University, Tokyo
    Latvia
    • Turiba University, Riga
    Lithuania
    • Klaipedos Universitetas, Klaipeda
    • Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Kaunas
    Malaysia
    • Taylor's University, Subang Jaya
    Mexico
    • CETYS Universidad, Ensenada 
    • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Several campuses
    • Universidad TecMilenio, Cancún and other campuses 
    Norway
    • Inland University of Applied Sciences, Elverum
    • OsloMet University, Oslo
    Peru
    • Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), Lima
    Poland
    • Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wrocław
    • University of Economics Katowice, Katowice
    Russia
    • Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Saint-Petersburg
    Singapore
    • Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
    South Korea
    • Chung-Ang University,Seoul
    • Dongguk University, Seoul
    • Korea University, Sejong
    • Konkuk University, Seoul
    Spain
    • Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia, Guadalupe, Murcia
    • Universidad de Cádiz, Cádiz
    • Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Universidad de Zaragoza, Huesca
    • Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid
    • Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Córdoba, Sevilla
    • Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona
    • Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca
    Sweden
    • University West, Trollhättan
    • Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
    Taiwan
    • National Dong Hwa University, Shou-Feng
    Thailand
    • Kasetsart University, Bankgok
    • King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok
    • Rangsit University, Pathum Thani
    Turkey
    • Anadolu Universitesi, Eskisehir
    • Bahcesehir Universitesi, Istanbul
    • Eskisehir Technical University, Eskisehir
    United States
    • Anderson University, Anderson
    • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green
    • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
    • Texas State University - San Marcos, San Marcos
    • University of South Carolina Beaufort, Bluffton
    • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green
    Vietnam
    • Can Tho University, Can Tho

    International cooperation

    We work together with several educational institutes which enables us to organise exchange study programmes. The purpose of these study programmes is to prepare students for an eventual transfer to a bachelor degree programme at HZ.

    China

    Some courses of HZ Bachelor programmes are being taught at partner universities in China.

    The objective of the collaboration between Chinese Universities and HZ University of Applied Sciences is the exchange of knowledge. The purpose of the teaching  programme is also to prepare students for an eventual transfer to a bachelor degree programme at HZ University.

    Common ground
    The considerable areas of common ground between HZ partners in China and HZ are essential for a successful cooperation. The position in a watery environment, problems related to ecology, water technology and safety, the presence of big ports, logistics and International Management are the main study and applied research fields on which HZ cooperates with its Chinese partners.

    Chinese Universities

    • Nanjing College of Chemical Technology
      JiangSu Chemical College of Technology works in close cooperation with HZ on the water management study field. Water technology and ecology is not only a hot topic for both China and the Netherlands, it is one of the world's most pressing topics
    • JiangSu Institute of Economic and Trade Technology, Nanjing
      HZ cooperates with JiangSu Institute on the Business, Logistics and Tourism
      study fields.
    • Shanghai Maritime Institute
      HZ has a long-standing cooperation with Shanghai Maritime Institute.
      HZ lecturers of the HZ engineering department regularly give lectures at SMU.
    Greece

    HZ University of Applied Sciences has signed a cooperation agreement with iCon College from Athens. iCon College in Athens is a private educational institute in Athens, recognized by the Greek ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. Students from iCon, who complete the first two years in Athens, will continue their studies in International Business and Management Studies in year 3 and 4 in Vlissingen, leading to the Bachelor of Business Administration.

    Indonesia

    Some courses of HZ Bachelor programmes are being taught at partner universities in Indonesia. The objective of the collaboration between Indonesian Universities and HZ University of Applied Sciences is the exchange of knowledge. The purpose of the teaching programme is also to prepare students for an eventual transfer to a bachelor degree programme at HZ University.
     
    Common ground
    The considerable areas of common ground between HZ partners in Indonesia and HZ are essential for a successful cooperation. The position in a watery environment, problems related to ecology, water technology and safety, the presence of big ports, logistics and International Management are the main study and applied research fields on which HZ cooperates with its Indonesian partners.

    Erasmus +

    Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020
    HZ University of Applied Sciences has been awarded the new Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020. To be eligible for this Erasmus Charter, HZ had reported on its international strategy, its international coorporation project and the organisation and the agenda of these activities. On this site, you can find all this important information.

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