Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands

Introduction

If you choose to study at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, you will be joining a learning community where we bring education, applied research and the business field together. And on top of that, you will be living in the best student city of the Netherlands.

Learning outside of the classroom

At Hanze UAS you are not just part of our academic community. You will apply what you learn to larger issues facing society. We focus on energy, healthy ageing and entrepreneurship. Regardless of which programme you choose, we stimulate and support you to specialise in one of these
areas, for example, at EnTranCe, our energy transition testing ground; Health Hub Roden, our medical technology centre; or Cube050, our incubator and business accelerator where students can start and grow their own businesses.

Working together with the business community

There is only one way to find out what you want to do with your degree and that is gain real-life work experience. That is why you will do at least one work placement during your programme. We have a strong network of national and international business partners in a variety of fields. Work experience not only lets you find out what kind of job fits with you, it also puts you ahead on the job market after graduation.

Living in the student city of Groningen

Groningen is the best student city in Holland, according to research agency Elsevier (2016), ranking first for student facilities, cultural hot spots and food and drinks. Groningen is also the youngest city in the Netherlands. Half of the citizens are under 35 and the 50,000 students make up 25% of the total population. There are numerous student societies and international associations allowing you to fully integrate into Groningen’s social life and making you feel right at home.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
  • Dutch

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Programs

This school also offers:


Media, Art, Design & Tech​​nology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work. [+]

Study a Master's in Media, Art, Design and Technology in the Netherlands

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work.... [-]


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Music

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The study route Classical Music is aimed at students who are ambitious, have a high level of playing, are curious and who want to work hard to become a top musician. Every year you take part in big projects such as the Hanze Symphony Orchestra, the string orchestra or any kind of ensemble. [+]

Study a Master's in Music in the Netherlands

Developed by a core team of educators and successful professionals, the Master of Music aims to provide socially relevant contributions to the remodelling and development of today’s musical world. Opt for one of the following study routes: Classical Music, New York Jazz, New Audiences and Innovative Practice, Instrumental Learning & Teaching or Wind Band Conducting.

Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree in either Classical Music or Jazz or an equivalent level for all required competencies; A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.0 or a TOEFL total of 550; First selection round based on a YouTube recording, study plan, motivation letter and curriculum vitae submitted by the candidate; Second selection round based on a live or Skype audition and interview about the study plan. www.hanzegroningen.eu/mastermusic [-]

Painting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

You are keen to gain more insight into the innovative potential of painting in a rapidly changing world. You are aware of the forces of physicality and materiality in artwork, and you take a painterly approach to conducting your experimental research into the functioning of perception psychology, cognition and imagination. A painting both reveals how ideas are imagined and shows how a material is edited and used. Taking a painterly and critical approach means harnessing materiality to create new links and associations. By combining ideation and materiality, transforming your ideas into unexpected, meaningful and powerful images, you determine the meaning and significance of your work in contemporary society. [+]

Study a Master's in Painting in the Netherlands

You are keen to gain more insight into the innovative potential of painting in a rapidly changing world. You are aware of the forces of physicality and materiality in artwork, and you take a painterly approach to conducting your experimental research into the functioning of perception psychology, cognition and imagination. A painting both reveals how ideas are imagined and shows how a material is edited and used. Taking a painterly and critical approach means harnessing materiality to create new links and associations. By combining ideation and materiality, transforming your ideas into unexpected, meaningful and powerful images, you determine the meaning and significance of your work in contemporary society.... [-]


Sensor System Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes. [+]

Study a Master's in Sensor System Engineering in the Netherlands

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes.

Admission Requirements

Students that qualify for the Sensor System Engineering master's programme can either be admitted directly or will be required to do a special pre-master or bridging programme before they can start the master. The Admissions Committee determines the contents of this bridging programme, depending on the potential of the student.... [-]


International Communication

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Netherlands Groningen United Kingdom Leeds Lithuania Vilnius + 4 more

2 European universities, 2 master’s degrees, 1.5 years of an unforgettable and once in a lifetime experience. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious double degree programme offered by the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Together with Hanze UAS, Vilnius University, IULM University and Leeds Beckett University, the MIC offers you the opportunity to study at two of these universities and graduate with two degrees and a consortium certificate. The programme is for those who would like to pursue an international career as a communication practitioner in managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. It focuses on developing competencies that enhance interdisciplinary cooperation and aims to prepare a new generation of leaders, innovators and influencers. 80% of the MIC graduates find suitable jobs within 6 months after graduation. [+]

Study a Master's in International Communication in the Netherlands

2 European universities, 2 master’s degrees, 1.5 years of an unforgettable and once in a lifetime experience. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious double degree programme offered by the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Together with Hanze UAS, Vilnius University, IULM University and Leeds Beckett University, the MIC offers you the opportunity to study at two of these universities and graduate with two degrees and a consortium certificate. The programme is for those who would like to pursue an international career as a communication practitioner in managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. It focuses on developing competencies that enhance interdisciplinary cooperation and aims to prepare a new generation of leaders, innovators and influencers. 80% of the MIC graduates find suitable jobs within 6 months after graduation.... [-]


Master in Energy for Society

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The aim of the master programme is to educate Energy Transition Strategists focussing on local and regional levels of energy transition. Upon graduation, you will have a broad competence base ranging from how to build (energy) communities, sustainable energy technologies, sustainable business models, governance, communication to spatial transformations. [+]

Technology for producing renewable energy is constantly being developed, whereas often the more challenging aspect of the energy transition is changing people's attitudes

Søren Hermansen, Samsø Energy Academy, Samsø, Denmark

Have you ever wondered how your community (village, neighbourhood, company, institution) can make the transition from fossil sourced energy to more sustainable sources? This key issue is the essence of the master Energy for Society program*.

The aim of the master program is to educate Energy Transition Strategists focussing on local and regional levels of energy transition. Upon graduation, you will have a broad competence base ranging from how to build (energy) communities, sustainable energy technologies, sustainable business models, governance, communication to spatial transformations. This will enable you to initiate and support local and regional energy transition projects entrepreneurially, i.e. help define and implement community-based projects that create social, environmental and monetary value. You will be able to catalyse complex bottom-up energy transition processes and foster change in people's 'energy behaviour'. Working with communities, cooperatives, clusters of companies, municipalities and regional organisations you will establish a dialogue between different groups of stakeholders.... [-]


MSc in Business Studies (Interdisciplinary Business Professional)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The Master of Science in Business Studies is an intensive, ground-breaking one-year international Master programme in the domain of business studies, designed for ambitious students who are eager to make a difference. You will contribute to solutions and innovations for wicked problems that organizations are facing. Wicked problems are complex interdisciplinary issues that require innovative and diverse answers for organizations that add value to both people and our planet. [+]

Are you a future Interdisciplinary Business Professional?

Do you wish to work in interdisciplinary teams with people from different backgrounds and contribute your expertise and creativity to achieve a common goal? Are you able to think out of the box, accept new, exciting challenges and study problems from all possible angles? Are you prepared to study hard and work even harder, by putting your practical, hands-on daring attitude to good use? Then the English-taught Master of Science in Business Studies is the right programme for you!

One-year English-taught Master programme

The Master of Science in Business Studies is an intensive, ground-breaking one-year international Master programme in the domain of business studies, designed for ambitious students who are eager to make a difference. You will contribute to solutions and innovations for wicked problems that organizations are facing. Wicked problems are complex interdisciplinary issues that require innovative and diverse answers for organizations that add value to both people and our planet.... [-]


Renewable Energy

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Acquire a solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies and related socio-economic issues at Hanze UAS and specialise in a specific technology at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. Specialisations are available in wind energy, photovoltaics, sustainable fuel systems for mobility, solar thermal energy, grid integration and ocean energy. This programme is for students with a technical background. [+]

Study a European Master's in Renewable Energy in the Netherlands

Acquire a solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies and related socio-economic issues at Hanze UAS and specialise in a specific technology at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. Specialisations are available in wind energy, photovoltaics, sustainable fuel systems for mobility, solar thermal energy, grid integration and ocean energy. This programme is for students with a technical background.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in:

Engineering

Mathematics

Physics

Equivalent with appropriate work experience

A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language:... [-]


Sustainable Energy System Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Acquire a solid foundation in sustainable energy system management. Topics include modelling, technologies, markets & innovation, scientific framework (law, policy, societal acceptance, environmental aspects). Work on real-life projects, and follow the specialisation semester at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. The specialisations you can choose are system integration and optimisation or sustainable energy management. This programme is for students with a background in economics, managerial engineering or equivalent. [+]

Study a European Master's in Sustainable Energy System Management in the Netherlands

Acquire a solid foundation in sustainable energy system management. Topics include modelling, technologies, markets & innovation, scientific framework (law, policy, societal acceptance, environmental aspects). Work on real-life projects, and follow the specialisation semester at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. The specialisations you can choose are system integration and optimisation or sustainable energy management. This programme is for students with a background in economics, managerial engineering or equivalent.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in:

economics

social sciences... [-]


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Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS)
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Groningen, 9747 AS NL
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Groningen, Groningen, NL
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Groningen, Groningen, NL
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Vilnius, Vilnius County, LT
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Assen, Drenthe, NL