HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU) is one of the largest further education colleges in the Netherlands. It has over 38,000 students with over one hundred different nationalities attending. Students experience a small-scale and personal educational environment. Courses are housed according to discipline and the high quality of teaching staff and place great emphasis on personal supervision.
Utrecht in the Netherlands has a lively, cosmopolitan student scene where almost a quarter of the population in the city are students. There are plenty of opportunities and experiences for students including social, cultural and sporting activities. As a place very much geared to young people, Utrecht also offers great shopping, a wide choice of cinemas, theatres and music venues, vibrant bars and fantastic nightlife.
As an exchange student you do not pay college fees, however in some programmes trips are organized that may include fees for travelling or accommodation.
HU has an agreement with SSH Short Stay, a local housing corporation that offers temporary furnished housing. They reserve a range of furnished accommodation especially for international students. However, the number of reserved accommodation is limited, and the sooner you apply, the better your chances of finding accommodation. Housing can only be rented for a fixed period of 5, 10 or 12 months. Rental fees include electricity, water, heating, furniture, services, household insurance, taxes, cooking utensils and cleaning materials.
Rental fee: €350 - €650 per month. Registration fee: €175
30 ECTS at level 2