HAS University of Applied Sciences

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HAS University of Applied Sciences
Motto The University of agribusiness, food and living environment
Type Public
Established 1947
Chairman Dick Pouwels
Administrative staff
450
Students 3400
Location 's-Hertogenbosch and Venlo, Netherlands
Website http://www.hasuniversity.nl/
HAS University of Applied Sciences building's-Hertogenbosch

HAS University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: HAS Hogeschool) is an independent university of applied sciences, specialising in food, agriculture, horticulture, nature and environment. It is located in 's-Hertogenbosch, the regional capital of North Brabant and Venlo, Limburg. All bachelor programmes are accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation. In 2017 there were around 3400 students enrolled at HAS University of Applied Sciences.

History[edit]

On 13 October 1947 MLS (middelbare landbouwschool) was opened in Roermond, and followed a year later by the MZS (middelbare landbouwschool). In 1956 the higher horticulture school was opened in Nijmegen, which became part of HAS (hogere agrarische scholen gemeenschap) which formed the KNBTB (Koninklijke Nederlandse Boeren- en Tuindersbond) in 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant in 1962. This was later renamed to HAS University of Applied Sciences. In 2013 HAS University of Applied Sciences opened their 2nd location in Venlo, Limburg.

Studyprogrammes[edit]

HAS University of Applied Sciences offers 9 Dutch-taught bachelor programmes and 3 English-taught Bachelor programmes.

HAS University of Applied Sciences
Dutch Courses Bachelor Courses Animal Husbandry Food Innovation Spatial & Environmental Planning
Horticulture & Arable Farming Food Technology Environmental Science
Business Administration & Agri-foodbusiness Applied Biology
Geo Media & Design
English Courses Horticulture & Business Management International Food & Agribusiness
Business Management in Agriculture & Food

Awards[edit]

  • 2016 Elsevier 'Best University of Applied Sciences of the Netherlands' award
  • 2017 Keuzegids HBO: 2nd best University of Applied Sciences (medium size)
  • 2018 Keuzegids HBO: 2nd best University of Applied Sciences (medium size)

HAS Training and Consultancy[edit]

HAS Training and Consultancy (Dutch: HAS Kennistransfer en Bedrijfsopleidingen), a partner of HAS University of Applied Sciences, offers research and consultancy services, training programs, courses and SPOC's for business and government organizations in the agribusiness and the food sector. HAS Training and Consultancy allows international students of HAS University of Applied Sciences to participate in research as part of their graduation projects, under the supervision of a consultant.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°41′10.96″N 5°17′08.06″E / 51.6863778°N 5.2855722°E / 51.6863778; 5.2855722