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  • Locations: Arnhem, Netherlands; Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Subjects Available: Art, Biology, Business, Communication, Cultural and Area Studies, Dutch, East Asian Studies, Education, Film Studies, Globalization Studies, Industrial Design, International Business, Latin American Studies, Law, Physical Education, Tourism Additional Program Requirements: 3.0 GPA
Credit Load: 12-19 per semester Exchange Program: 1
Faculty-Led: No Internship Opportunity: Generally not available
Language of Instruction: English is the primary language of instruction, Language training available at this site, Dutch Language Requirement: NO previous study required
SUNY code: 745 Partner University: HAN University of Applied Sciences
Program Advisor: Stokes, Jay
Program Description:

HAN University of Applied Sciences


Program Information | Requirements | Academics | Support Services | Housing | Cost Estimates | Resources

Program Information


Our exchange affiliation with HAN University of Applied Sciences enables students to study at a Dutch university that stands out for its practical approach. This option is intended for U.S. students interested pursing in-depth, hands-on study select subjects areas.  HAN University is situated in the east of the Netherlands, on two distinct campuses (Arnhem and Nijmegen) about 1.5 hours drive from Amsterdam.


Juniors, seniors, exceptional sophomores, and graduate students are eligible to participate. Applications are welcome from students in all majors. Applicants should have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA with a better average in their major. Knowledge of the Dutch language is not required, but some familiarity would enhance the student's experience abroad.


Rene Mensen (Author)

Unique 'minors' allow students to do in-depth study and gain practical experience concentrated in one of the following areas:


  •             Advanced Programming
  •             Adventure Education
  •             Asian Studies: Doing Business in China
  •             Creativity and Art at Work
  •             Intelligent Vehicles
  •             International Business and Management Studies
  •             International Law
  •             International Sustainable Development Cooperation
  •             Internationalization
  •             Latin American Business Studies
  •             Molecular Plant Biology
  •             Sport Tourism
  •             Sports Performance Enhancement
  •             Sports Sciences
  •             Tomorrow's Education Today
  •             Wind Energy Project Management
General Education Information for UAlbany students: credits earned on this program will automatically satisfy the International Perspectives requirement. Three credits of foreign language study will satisfy the Foreign Language requirement. No additional approval is required for you to earn these General Education credits. You may file a request to have additional courses approved. 

Support Services

Albany hosts a general orientation session on campus during the semester prior to participation on the program.  The program at HAN begins with a orientation program designed to introduce students to the basics of daily life in the Netherlands.

UAlbany staff is available throughout the year to assist students and their parents.  The international office staff at both the Nijmegen and Arnhem campuses serve as experienced resources for solving problems for students while overseas.


Rene Mensen (Author)

Accommodation is provided off campus in shared self-catering housing.

More information about housing in Arnhem and Nijmegen can be found here.


Cost Estimate can be found here:  NLD_HAN_EX_17-18 REV 080917.pdf

Click here for more information on Program Costs and Financial Aid


HAN University of Applied Sciences

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
03/15/2018 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications.