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  • Halving tuition fees first year students


    For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Dutch government will halve the tuition fees for first-year students in higher education. This reduction is meant for students entering in the Dutch higher education for the first time, including students from EU countries. Students taking initial teacher education courses would be eligible for the reduced fee for two years.

  • HU Campus is ready for the new academic year


    HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht has worked hard on its buildings to provide you with education that prepares you for the future. With the start of the 2018-2019 academic year, the HU Campus is ready and all of our education and research centres are concentrated in five modern buildings at Utrecht Science Park.

  • Sixth place for the Netherlands in U21 ranking


    Dutch higher education is scoring well and has advanced to the sixth place in the Universitas 21 ranking. This is stated in the report of the Universitas 21 network of universities. Of all categories the Netherlands score best in connectivity, placing fourth in this category.

  • HU International Business Programme Honours goes UN SDGs


    The Institute of International Business Honours programme is proud to announce that through its cooperation with Dodore Foundation (, we have started the Breakfast Club project to provide breakfast for underprivileged children aged 3-10 years in the Kawangare slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The project began in October 2017 by building awareness and fundraising with different stakeholders including Dodore Foundation, International School of Amsterdam ( and the International Rotaract Nachtwacht Club of Amsterdam (

  • New HU building in the summer of 2018

    10-04-2018 New building Heidelberglaan 15

    On Monday 3 September 2018, the newest building of HU will be ready for the new school year. Heidelberglaan 15 will be the home base for seven institutes, among them the Institute for Communication and the Institute for International Business Studies.

  • UtrechtInc among international top university business incubators


    Dutch business incubators again managed to reach top ranking for best university business incubator in the world, the UBI Global 2017/2018. YES!Delft reached second place and UtrechtInc reached tenth place in the ranking.

  • Apply now for our Holland scholarships


    New students from outside the EEA that apply for a programme at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, have the opportunity to apply for the Holland Scholarship. We have 15 scholarships to give out to excellent first-year applicants.

  • International collaboration project wins UN prize


    Some fifteen years ago, HU lecturer Paul Jaspers helped to establish the Global Enterprise Experience (GEE). GEE was founded to support students from different countries in starting their own business. Last year, HU students began participating in the scheme once again. On the 29th of November, the GEE project leader will be awarded a prestigious prize at the United Nations in New York.

  • HU is proud of student team “Selficient” for achieving seventh place


    HU University of Applied Sciences is proud of its student team “Selficient” for achieving the seventh place overall with their self-designed zero-energy house at the finals of the 2017 Solar Decathlon international sustainability competition in the USA. The team also achieved second place for “Market Potential” and third place for “Water Efficiency”, as well as receiving the audience award.

  • New Creative Business programme from September 2018!


    Creative Business is our new state-of-the-art degree programme focusing on the latest developments in international marketing, media and communication. It equips you with a blend of professional skills highly desired by employers in creative industries such as advertising, media and entertainment, design, music, publishing, gaming, fashion and IT. But also in other organisations – commercial and non-profit – and consultancies. Along the way you learn how to manage the commercial power of creativity, to think strategically and conceptually.