Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Academic staff
Students 13,551
Location Heerlen, Sittard, and Maastricht, Netherlands
Website http://www.zuyd.nl

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Zuyd Hogeschool) is a University of Applied Sciences with campuses in Heerlen, Sittard and Maastricht in the southeastern Netherlands.

The main focus of Zuyd University is on Bachelor programmes, 52 in total[1], most of them in Dutch. There are currently[when?] 8 master programmes[2].

In the latest edition of the Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs 2008 ('2008 Higher Education Guide’), Zuyd University takes first place of the 13 larger universities of applied sciences, with an average score of 6.85.


Zuyd University has the following divisions[3]:

  • Economics, Languages, Communication and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Social Studies, Behaviour & Society
  • Business economics
  • Arts & Design, Music
  • Teacher Training / Education
  • Technology and Engineering

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences consists of the following faculties[4], at three different locations:

Faculty Location
Ergo therapy[1] Heerlen
Health and Technology Heerlen
Logopedics Heerlen
Nursing Heerlen
Construction Heerlen
Applied Science Heerlen
ICT Heerlen
Technology Heerlen
Facility Management Heerlen
Education Heerlen/Maastricht
European Studies Maastricht
International Business & Communication (incorporating the Maastricht School of Translation and Interpreting) Maastricht
Social Pedagogic Work Maastricht
Social Pedagogic Work Sittard
Social Work Sittard
School of Hotel Management [5] Maastricht
Academy of Music Maastricht
Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht
Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht
Academy of Dramatic Arts Maastricht
Academic of Architecture Maastricht
Work and Law Sittard
International Business & Management Studies Maastricht
Marketing Management Sittard
Academie Verloskunde Maastricht (University of Midwifery Education & Studies) Maastricht

See also[edit]


  1. ^ website Dutch Kengetallen
  2. ^ website Dutch Kengetallen
  3. ^ website Dutch Kengetallen
  4. ^ Website English Sectors
  5. ^ Website English Sectors
  6. ^ website Dutch Faculteiten

Coordinates: 50°52′49″N 5°57′34″E / 50.88025°N 5.95953°E / 50.88025; 5.95953