HAN University of Applied Sciences

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HAN University of Applied Science
Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen
Arnhem Business School.jpg
MottoDe HAN geeft je de ruimte (HAN gives you opportunities)
TypeUniversity of Applied Sciences
EstablishedFebruary 1, 1996[1]
PresidentKees Boele[2]
Administrative staff
ColorsBlue      and Red     
Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen Logo.svg

The HAN University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen in Dutch), often abbreviated as HAN, is a vocational university of applied sciences with campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen in the Netherlands. It offers bachelor's and master's degrees in a wide range of subjects. Arnhem Business School is the international department of HAN University.


The HAN was established in 1996 after a merger of several other schools. It operates in 13 buildings[4] on two campuses - one in Arnhem and one in Nijmegen. The HAN has fourteen institutes distributed among four faculties:

  • Faculty of Business Management and Law
    • Institute of Business Administration and Law
    • Institute of Financial Management
    • Institute of Working and Learning
  • Faculty of Health and Social Studies
    • Institute of Nursing
    • Institute of Health Studies
    • Institute of Social Studies
    • Institute of Sports and Exercise Studies
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Institute of Engineering
    • Institute of Automotive (HAN Automotive Institute)
    • Institute of Applied Sciences
    • Institute of Built Environment
    • Academy for Communication and Information Technology (Dutch: Informatica Communicatie Academie; ICA)
  • Faculty of Education
    • College of Education for Primary School Teachers
    • College of Education for Secondary School Teachers

The HAN offers associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees.[5] Given the vocational nature of the university, all degrees awarded at the HAN are professional degrees.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "History of the HAN". Han.nl. 1983-09-13. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  2. ^ "HAN Presidency". Han.nl. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  3. ^ a b "Algemene informatie over de HAN als organisatie". Han.nl. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  4. ^ "Adressen en bereikbaarheid afdelingen binnen Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen". Han.nl. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  5. ^ "Bachelor's and master's programmes at the HAN". Han.nl. Retrieved 2014-06-25.

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