City profile

Breda is a quiet student town in the south of the Netherlands, halfway between Rotterdam and Antwerp. Its population is around 170,000.

Voted the Best City Centre of Holland in 2011, Breda is home to a cosy mix of pubs, bistros, and fantastic shopping opportunities. Every year about a quarter of a million visitors from all over the world make their way to Breda for the oldest and largest open air jazz festival in Holland. The festival consists of around two hundred free entry concerts which are performed at fifteen different outdoor stages all throughout Breda.

In a college city like Breda you will make many new friends in no time. There is a vivacious student society and numerous fraternities and sororities, which organise a wide variety of activities.

University of Applied Sciences

City Travel

Flights to Eindhoven Airport from: Dublin and Cork
Train from Eindhoven to Breda: 30mins

Fly to Rotterdam from: Belfast
Train from Rotterdam to Breda: 25m

Also note:
Train from Amsterdam to Breda: 1h 10m