Windesheim has been the 2nd best broad-based university of applied sciences in the Netherlands, for many years in a row.

  • High quality education in beautiful city of Zwolle
  • Personal approach, small classes (15-20 students)
  • Practice oriented (many projects and internships)
  • Strong focus on development of personal skills

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About Windesheim

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences is one of the Netherlands' top universities of applied sciences, highly regarded by students, experts and employers, and home to over 25,000 students. The two main independent annual studies about the Dutch higher education sector, ‘Elsevier’ and the ‘Higher Education Selection Guide’, have ranked the university among top three for many years in a row.

High quality education

Windesheim is a practical and profession-oriented university and offers international students two English taught bachelor’s programmes. It focuses on equipping students with skills required for employment in their fields. Projects and internships are part of the programme.

Personal approach

Windesheim focuses on personal approach: students work in small groups and it strives to make each student’s talent count. Lecturers are not just teachers, but coaches as well. They challenge students to reflect, think critically and get the best out of themselves.


Windesheim’s innovative and entrepreneurial approach, and close collaboration with businesses and institutions, makes its knowledge and skills immediately applicable. Gaining practical experience through internships and projects is an integral part of its study programmes. In addition, an increasing number of both students and staff participate in a growing range of international programmes and projects. This way of working empowers the professional field around Windesheim and its graduates.


Windesheim is based in Zwolle, a welcoming, lively city only a one-hour drive from Amsterdam. The city is well known for its beautiful and cosy medieval city centre, with lots of cafés, restaurants, parks and shops. There are many cultural activities, including music and cultural festivals, theatre shows, movies, museums and a wide variety of sports events. Zwolle has reasonable living expenses and once students have learned how to ride a bike, it's easy to get around. With a population of around 125,000, Zwolle is an important economic hub in the region.

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16 Dec 2020 2020-12-16 2020-12-16

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences - Webinar Business studies

Online information session with presentation about English taught business programmes at Windesheim and option for Q&A.


Zwolle, Netherlands

Windesheim University Of Applied Sciences

Wednesday 04:00PM-05:00PM

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