HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best educational and expertise Centre in the Southern Netherlands for the agrifood and environment sectors, with 2 sites: 's-Hertogenbosch and Venlo.

Top reasons to study here

  • An enterprising, world-class university with a comprehensive programme in agribusiness, food and environment.
  • Great carreer opportunies, 70% of our graduates find a job within 2 months after graduating.
  • Low tuition fees, EU approx. 2000 euro (first year 50% reduction for EU students), non-EU approx. 7500 euro.

Master's Programmes



An independent university that works actively with local and international business. Our educational concept focuses on entrepreneurial study involving substantial cross-fertilisation with day-to-day business practice. These ties provide real-life experiences for our students and teachers as well as strong support for businesses in terms of innovation, development and life-long learning


Working in a small group, you will learn how to define and carry out research during the 4th year specialization Applied Plant Research.

You will follow an entire research process: from writing a research plan, through to presenting the final results in the form of an article.  Most of the projects covered on the programme are based on research questions from Dutch companies. You will also receive modules to support your research, such as statistics and the design of experiments.

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Housing services

The International Office supports you as an international student in finding/ arranging accommodation for your first year of studies. Besides providing information on how to look for a room yourself we offer mediation of furnished student rooms, the Accommodation Service.

Library services

Greeni is a digital library with an extensive catalogue. It contains internet sources, databases and full-text journal articles especially selected for HAS University of Applied Sciences. Greeni is the starting point for the students when they are looking for information.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

As my first experience studying abroad this University exceed my expectations. All the environment felt welcome and I can be myself with no fear of expression. Studies are super interesting with a problem based learning approach, we started by looking to all sustainable aspects within food systems. I definitely recommend this program.

I really like this university.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It has a really nice atmosphere where the students can develop their skills.

bachelor Applied Biology at the greenest university in the Netherlands
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

HAS university is a great university to get a bachelors degree. It is mainly focussed on agri/green sector and this shows. With an own greenhouse and lots of laboratoria and computer rooms all the subjects are covered. There is enough personal care for each student and teachers know who all the students are. For studying applied biology: we get normal classes but also a...

's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands

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