Facts & Figures


  • HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht was founded in 1995, as a result of merging several independent institutions.
  • HU is state-funded.
  • Our university has over 35.000 students with more than 100 different nationalities.
  • Most of our European students come from Belgium, France, Germany, Bulgaria and Spain. Most of the students from outside Europe come from Morocco, Surinam, China, Indonesia and Russia.
  • There are more than 1100 international students currently studying at HU.
  • 95% of the graduates from Dutch universities of applied sciences finds a job within the first year.
  • HU offers more than 100 programmes. Some of these programmes are completely taught in English.
  • We offer programmes in the following fields: Building & Environment; Communication & Journalism; Economics & Management; Education & Pedagogics; Health; Information & Communication Technology; Life Sciences & Chemistry; Society & Law and Technology & Design.
  • HU participates in the largest Summer school of Europe with over 3500 students from all over the world.
  • HU is located in two cities: Utrecht and Amersfoort (25km from Utrecht).

Summer school

Spend the summer in Utrecht and take a challenging course in the subject of your choice.

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