HZ University of Applied Sciences is located in the South-West of Netherlands. With a population of some 5,000 (international) students we are a small university with a personal approach. HZ offers high-quality study programmes, for the past seven years HZ has been in the top three of Dutch multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences. As university of applied sciences we focus on practice-based education and research opportunities. Our close cooperation with the business world, various research centres, and our global network of partner universities is of paramount importance.