University of applied sciences

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University of applied sciences is a common English-language name for the institutions of higher education in several European countries which are designed with a focus on vocational degrees, especially in engineering, business, and health professions.[1] Similarly to the universities, they provide both undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as grant academic degrees, but do not award doctoral degrees.

  • Ammattikorkeakoulu (Swedish: yrkeshögskola), the term for a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • Fachhochschule, the term for a university of applied sciences in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
  • Hogeschool, the term for a university of applied sciences in the Netherlands and Flanders
  • Veleučilište, the term for a university of applied sciences in Croatia

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  1. ^ "University of Applied Sciences". Hanze University of Applied Sciences. Retrieved October 3, 2014.