Saxion University of Applied Sciences

University of Applied Sciences



Saxion University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands, with over 22,000 students The university has a rich history: its roots can be traced back to 1875. The merger, in 1998, of two educational institutions, the Hogeschool Enschede and Hogeschool Ijselland paved the way for Saxion University in its present form. Since then Saxion University has come to be recognised as an important centre of expertise at regional, national and international level.

The university's international student population tops 3,500 students with a total of 65 different nationalities. Many of Saxion's full-time courses are already conducted in English, with more being added each year.

Courses offered through English


Saxion does not assist students in finding accommodation though its interntional office can put you in touch with local accommodation agencies.

You should budget for about €350 per month