About The Hague Summer School
At The Hague Summer School you'll find yourself in a cutting edge and vibrant campus, in the centre of a legal, political and business-orientated city, in the heart of Europe. The Hague Summer School could be the perfect stepping-stone for your career.
You will approach world-wide issues from different angles in a multi-disciplinary setting. You will gain a unique and international experience, with fellow students and lecturers from all over the world and different areas of expertise. You will have the possibility to network with staff and guest lecturers from a diverse background. This will give you an optimal preparation for the labour market and a head start on your career. Our guest lecturers come from the private and public field in The Hague and The Netherlands.
Life on campus
The Hague University of Applied Sciences is like a mini United Nations with a blend of 150 nationalities on campus. On this summer course you'll get all the benefits of our state-of-the-art facilities, from a high-tech library to free Wi-Fi and on-site cafés. You'll soon make new friends and feel part of our diverse international community.
A summer school in The Hague
Located in the heart of The Hague, The Hague Summer School offers students an all-round experience, from galleries packed with Dutch masters to idyllic beaches and parks, and buzzing nightclubs.
The International City of Peace, Justice and Security boasts around 130 international institutes and 80 justice organisations and joins New York, Geneva and Vienna as one of the United Nations cities. The city is bursting with international legal institutions. Since 1913, the Peace Palace has been a centre of world justice, hosting the permanent Court of Arbitrations and the International Court of Justice. You'll also find the International Yugoslavia Tribunal, Europol and the International Criminal Court in The Hague, along with many other courts, tribunals and NGOs. The Hague attracts big-name multinational companies and organisations, including Shell, Siemens and T-Mobile.
A summer school in Holland
Because we are a Dutch university of applied sciences, you'll experience a hands-on, open, minded and interactive learning environment. We employ a problem-solving approach, just like the real professional world, with exercises that nurture personal leadership skills, like games, debate and group work.
Dutch education is one of the most innovative and forward thinking systems in the world. It’s based on student-led learning, analytical debate and hands-on experience. Therefore a pro-active mind and participation is really important. By sharing your experience and your point of view you will learn from each other.
Students in the Netherlands will join a dynamic, cosmopolitan and multi-cultural community right in the heart of Europe. Holland is a rewarding place to be a student, offering a high standard of living at a fairly low cost. Dutch society is liberal and open-minded with a vibrant cultural scene. We have over 1000 museums, which celebrate our national treasures including Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Vermeer. If you are outdoorsy, you'll enjoy the endless beaches and dunes on the North Sea coast.