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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences



You find Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in the southernmost part of the Netherlands, wedged between Germany and Belgium. Discover this crossroads of countries, cultures and languages, where an international and vibrant learning environment awaits. The European capitals of Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris are on your doorstep.

Outstanding training

At Zuyd, you can look forward to getting your international career off to a great start. You will receive outstanding training for a senior or managerial position. Zuyd’s project-based learning method allows you to work in small groups of no more than 15 students, supported by a tutor. This method encourages you to actively participate in group discussions and to enhance your problem-solving skills.

Small-scale and personal

Zuyd offers you a small-scale, intimate learning environment with all the benefits of a larger institution. Despite being one of the largest UAS’s in the country, all of Zuyd’s faculties are relatively small, tight-knit communities, where you find a personal and welcoming atmosphere. Lectures are interactive, with room for personal guidance as well as the freedom to develop into a skilled and creative professional.

Campus Features

Students who study at Hotel Management School Maastricht, will live on campus during the 1st year, together with their fellow first-year students. Of course we also assist students from other programs with finding the right housing according to their wishes. You can find links to housing websites on the university website.

    Scholarships and Funding

    Several types of scholarships are available for talented and highly motivated non-EU students who are applying for a government funded, fully English taught, bachelor's or master's program. Zuyd offers three scholarships. For more information, please visit the university website.

    Why study at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

    Zuyd offers in Maastricht five bachelor and seven master programs that are taught in English. It is an open invitation for you to immerse yourself in a truly international environment, with fellow students from all corners of the world. Experience and celebrate cultural diversity like you’ve never done before, both inside and outside the classroom. You will have the time of your life.

    Zuyd’s strengths:

    • Personal and welcoming community
    • Interactive learning in small groups
    • Informal approach of lecturers with first-hand business experience
    • Intensive academic support as part of the education system
    • Modern and fully equipped facilities

    Awards & Accreditations

    THE-ICE accreditation for Hotel Management

    International Center of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education

    EPAS accreditation for International Business

    EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development)

    Campus Life & Facilities

    Zuyd offers online buddies (no chatbot, current (inter)national students) for the Hotel Management, European Studies and International business program. Please feel free to ask our students anything regarding the programs, student life, being a student during Covid-19, preparations and expectations. You can find all our buddies on the study program websites.

    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Maastricht University and the City of Maastricht created a platform for all the practical questions international students might have (housing, insurances, jobs, study loans, legal help etc). on the My Maastricht website. Here they can find all the answers and assistance if needed.

    Maastricht has a lot to offer for (international) students. Together with the international students of Maastricht University, the city has a large international student population. It offers an exciting student life with all sorts of sport clubs, study clubs, student associations etc. Find out more on the university website!

    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Maastricht

      Brusselseweg 150, 6217 HB, Maastricht