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At The Hague University of Applied Sciences we believe that our current fast changing world requires engineers and IT specialists who are prepared to look at problems from different perspectives and who have learnt to collaborate with professionals from other disciplines.

The EPS is a great way to develop these important skills. The number of successful EPS projects have therefore increased in the past years. We offer five EPS projects, at two different faculties.   

Admission requirements

Requirements

Your application starts with a nomination from your home university. Depending on the project you choose, your university nominates you for either the Faculty of IT&Design of for TIS.  
Please check the text box next to the project title.   

Before applying 
The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) offers a wide range of programmes. Before applying, always check with your home university for which specific exchange programme(s) you can apply and have to be nominated for. Applications for other programmes will not be processed by THUAS. 

Application Start and Deadlines 

   First semester (fall, September)  Second semester (spring, February) 
Nomination by partner university at THUAS  April 30th  October 15th 
Start application by student  April 3rd  October 1st 
Deadline of application by student  May 31st  November 15th 

Letter of Acceptance 
After receipt of the initial required documentation, you will receive a conditional Letter of Acceptance. The Letter of Acceptance is conditional in the sense that you still have to meet certain criteria (such as immigration matters, payments or entry requirements) before being fully accepted. 

English language requirements

At THUAS we expect our exchange students to be proficient in English language. The following test scores indicate the level of English that is required: 

  • IELTS, Academic Module. Minimum score: 6.0 overall band score. 
  • TOEFL, Internet based. Minimum score 80 

THUAS has agreed with its partner universities that exchange students are exempted from submitting a language test. We have agreed with our partner universities to guarantee that the nominated students will meet these requirements. 

Signing of (Erasmus+) documents, courses, schedule and grade lists
  • Any academic/course/schedule related questions and documents (such as learning agreements, statements of attendance, etc.) as well as transcripts of records are taken care of by the programme/faculty you enroll for as an exchange student. 

    The International Office can only redirect you to them, so please contact the programme coordinators directly.

Application link and tips

Applications for the second, or spring, semester (starting in January/February 2019) are closed.  

  • Before you start, you need to prepare a color scan in PDF of your passport (including all stamped/used pages in one file) 
  • You have only applied after pressing the Submit button on the last page on the online application system 
  • We highly recommend you use a desktop/laptop when applying (not a smart device) 

About campus life 

The Hague University of Applied Sciences is a mini United Nations with a blend of 150 nationalities on campus. You'll get access to our state-of-the-art facilities, from a high-tech library to free Wi-Fi and on-site cafés. You'll soon make new friends and feel part of our diverse international community. 

About The Hague 

Located in the heart of The Hague, our students get an all-round experience, from galleries packed with Dutch masters to idyllic beaches and parks, and buzzing nightclubs. As the International City of Peace, Justice and Security, The Hague is bursting with international legal institutions. Since 1913, the Peace Palace has been a centre of world justice, hosting the permanent Court of Arbitrations and the International Court of Justice. You'll also find the International Yugoslavia Tribunal, Europol and the International Criminal Court in The Hague, along with many other courts, tribunals and NGOs.  

About Holland 

Because we are a Dutch university of applied sciences, you'll experience a hands-on, open, minded and interactive learning environment. We employ a problem-solving approach, just like the real professional world, with exercises that nurture personal leadership skills, like games, debate and group work.  

Degree programme content

ITD EPS
TIS EPS

Practical information

Financing your study

Payment deadline 

Should The Hague University of Applied Sciences not have received your payment on our bank account before the deadlines set below, we cannot apply for your entry visa, residence permit and/or health insurance. 

   First semester (fall, September) and full year  Second semester (spring, February) 
Deadline  June 15th  November 30th 

 

Bank account details for payment 

  • IBAN Bank account number > NL80 RABO 0145 5455 63 
  • Swift code of the bank > RABO NL 2U 
  • Name of the accountholder > Stichting HBO Haaglanden 
  • Name of the bank > Rabobank 
  • Address of the bank > Bezuidenhoutseweg 5 
  • Postal code and place > 2594 AB The Hague 
  • Country > The Netherlands 
  • Payment reference* > [your full name and THUAS student number]  

* Make sure you always mention your full name and THUAS student number (ex. John Smith 18121506) as a payment reference, otherwise we are not able to track the payment. 

Fees and costs  

  • Legal fees for the application of your immigration (entry visa and/or residence permit) > € 192,- ONLY for non-EU/EEA 
  • Student Health Insurance (incl. third party insurance) for spring semester > €339,- 

Please add up the applicable fees and costs for your situation and take into account possible transfer fees charged by banks when you make the transfer. Insufficient payments cannot be fully processed. 
 
Payments by credit card, PayPal, and/or other methods are not possible. 

Cancellation 

Cancellation of your exchange period has to be done in writing and has to be sent to exchange@hhs.nl mentioning your student number and the reason for cancellation. 

Should you cancel your application after we have submitted your entry visa and/or residence permit application, the legal fees paid on your behalf cannot be refunded. 

Please note: cancellation of accommodation has to be done directly with the party offering housing, and different fees and rules may apply. 

Facilities and services

On campus, there are state-of-the-art computer facilities, media labs and science labs to help students study. We also have several restaurants and extensive sports facilities . 
Read more about our facilities

International Student Services 

We also have an International Office. We can give you practical advice on visas, residence permits, insurance, financing and housing as well as scholarships when you go and study abroad. Read more about our International Student Services.