Avans University of Applied Sciences was founded on 1 January 2004 following a merger of Hogeschool Brabant and Hogeschool 's-Hertogenbosch. Avans stands for:
Avans Univeristy is located in three cities in the southern part of the Netherlands:
At Avans University of Applied Sciences, around 24,000 students study 60 different courses. 2,000 employees work at 19 schools, 4 support units and 1 Learning and Innovation Centre.
AVANS is NUMBER 1!
We are immensely proud that Avans University of Applied Sciences has once again been proclaimed the best major university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Every year, the Dutch Centre for Higher Education Information examines the quality of higher education in the Full-time Higher Professional Education Options Guide 2015. The international study programmes of Avans are amongst the best in the Netherlands. For the fourth time in a row the "Keuzegids HBO" (Higher Professional Education Options Guide) has named Avans University of Applied Sciences the best major university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. What's more, the results of their survey have shown that Avans offers the best International Business and Management Programme in the Netherlands.
The schools have structured their curricula, teaching and examinations based on our educational vision. Avans collaborates with a wide range of companies, professions and organisations as part of its teaching and research activities. Avans University of Applied Sciences: a source of inspiration!
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