Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS) is the largest university of applied sciences in the Northern Netherlands and has been educating skilled and committed professionals for over two centuries. In addition, Hanze UAS is the first to found an international business school in the Netherlands. Moreover, Hanze UAS is the only large higher education institute in the country with an art academy and a conservatoire. Almost 30.000 students study at Hanze UAS and more than 8 percent of them are international students. Hanze UAS consists of 19 schools and has over 3.000 staff members. Hanze UAS trains professionals in more than 70 degree programmes, from associate degrees to Master’s programmes, both full-time and part-time.