Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

University of Applied Sciences




With over 18.000 students, Windesheim University is one of the largest Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. It offers study programmes in more than 50 different fields, delivered through into 10 different faculties. 

Windesheim is in the top three of the broad-based Universities of Applied Sciences. Students appreciate its personal approach, allowing them to work in small groups and "making each talent count". Lecturers are coaches as well and they challenge students to reflect and think critically and get the best out of themselves.

Its programmes for international students focus on business:

• ‘International Business’ focuses on students who are interested in topics like management, logistics, finance and (internet) marketing.

• ‘Global Project and Change Management’, offered by the Windesheim Honours College, is a programme for ambitious students who want to change the world in a positive way. Topics are climate change, global health, pollution, human rights, poverty eradication and social entrepreneurship.

Courses offered through English


Students studying Global Project and Change Management are required to live in the student residence. Rent is approx. €450 per month. Students in International Business can find their own housing. A limited number of rooms for international students is available. Rent is approx. €350 - €450 per month.