The story of The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Let's change

Let's change

Let’s change. You. Us. The world. That’s our message at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS).

We want to empower our students to change and improve the world they live in, but this can only happen if we work together – if we evolve and change.

We constantly need to apply new perspectives and solutions to resolve present and future challenges. We’ll find the answers more quickly if we’re prepared to share and apply each other’s insights, skills and methods.

Global citizens

We encourage our students, lecturers and partners to develop into open-minded global citizens – to stand firm in their own convictions and face the world. We realise that our own professional commitment makes a difference and we must work together to develop and apply creative solutions.

THUAS is a secure, hands-on environment where we can develop and innovate as global citizens – to come together to share in development, networking and practice. This is how we plan to shape and change the world we live in, while we develop our own knowledge and skills.



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People who stand firm in their own convictions and face the world
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How we do this?

Our lecturers, partners and 26,000 students from nearly 150 different countries are dedicated to this development every day. Our global, innovative attitude is reflected throughout our curricula and in our four central themes: The Next Economy, Quality of Life: People and Technology, Good Governance for a Safe World and Connected Learning. We also work closely with over 300 exchange partners from more than 50 countries, from Brazil and China to Australia, USA and several European countries.

Our lecturers, partners, and students are dedicated to this development.

An ideal platform

The Hague is the perfect location to become a global citizen. It is the International City of Peace and Justice – the political and cultural heart of the Netherlands. It is home to the Peace Palace, International Court of Justice, Binnenhof (parliament), 115 embassies, multinationals like Shell, Siemens and ING and many international NGOs.

So, let’s change. You. Us. The world.

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These are the values that drive us

Curious

We are curious, ambitious and enterprising. We are keen to contribute with critical thinking.

Connecting

We invest significantly in our network in order to develop new insights together.

Caring

We are dedicated and we care about your personal growth.