Avans University of Applied Sciences

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Avans University of Applied Sciences
Established October 1, 1812
Type Public University of Applied Sciences
Admin. staff 2,300
Students 25,000
Location Breda, Netherlands
Campus Breda
's-Hertogenbosch
Tilburg
Website www.studyatavans.com

Avans University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Avans Hogeschool) is a high-ranked Dutch vocational university. It is located in three cities: Breda, 's-Hertogenbosch, and Tilburg. The school has 25,000 students studying 40 courses in 18 institutes. There are 2,300 employees.

Avans University of Applied Sciences itself was founded on January 1, 2004 as a union of Hogeschool 's-Hertogenbosch and Hogeschool Brabant in Tilburg, Breda, and Etten-Leur. Hogeschool Brabant itself was a union from 1988 of Hogeschool West-Brabant (Etten-Leur and Breda) and Hogeschool Midden-Brabant (Tilburg). The oldest branch of Avans University of Applied Sciences is the Kunstacademie in 's-Hertogenbosch, which was founded on October 1, 1812.

Recognition[edit]

Avans University of Applied Sciences is declared by an independent research from the Keuzegids HBO as the best major University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands in 2010, 2011 and 2012.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nu.nl/binnenland/2939987/avans-opnieuw-beste-hogeschool.html Avans opnieuw beste hogeschool], nu.nl, 23 Oktober 2012