European Studies - English - 3 years - Full-time

Location details

Location The Hague, Main Campus

Johanna Westerdijkplein 75,
2521 EN, The Hague, The Netherlands


Study details

This degree programme is registered in the Central Register of Higher Education Programmes (CROHO) as follows:

Official name of degree programme: European Studies
Programme code (Isat): 34419
Institution code (Brin): 27UM

For more information on the accreditation of this degree programme, see the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) website.

ES received an outstanding accreditation in 2016 and earned a special certificate for internationalisation, recognising the programme’s efforts to create a truly international curriculum tuned in to the needs of a global labour market.
In 2017, ES was awarded the ‘Certificate for Quality in Programme Internationalisation’ by the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA).

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Contact the study

Contact the programme directly with any questions about ES.

European Studies on social media
Like or follow our ES Facebook Page, where we publish news and updates on the programme and answer questions within 24 hours, 365 days a year. Every year, ES creates a private Facebook group for Incoming Students, where you can get information and contact classmates and teachers.

Follow europeanstudiesthuas on Instagram where you can get a close-up close look at daily life in our programme and see what our students and staff are up to.  

You can also find answers to a lot of your questions in The Big Book of European Studies , a short booklet with a complete overview of our courses, projects and activities.

For questions about admission requirements, enrolment or related matters, please contact the Enrolment Office

Contact a student
Hi! My name is Taylor and I am a second year ES3 student. Having experienced both WO and HBO I can definitely say HBO suits me better and prepares me to fully stand on my own feet in todays dynamic labour market. Do you have a question about study life at the Hague University of Applied Sciences, finding a room, life in The Hague and Holland, or any other? Email me! Please let me know and I shall email you back as soon as possible. 

Tuition fee

Tuition fees

You will have to pay tuition fees when you enrol on a bachelor's programme. You can pay in one or more instalments. If you pay in more than one instalment a small administration fee is charged.


Find out more about information about scholarships for international students. Please note that these scholarships are one-off scholarships only, meaning that if you obtain them it is only for your first year of study.

Student finance

Dutch students qualify for extra financial support via a loan. Dutch students automatically qualify for this financial assistance and international students may be eligible if they have lived in the Netherlands for at least five years or are employed for at least 56 hours per month.

Additional Costs

You must also budget for books, excursions and field trips. You can expect to pay approximately €800 per year to cover these additional costs. During your semester abroad, you will also need to pay for tickets, housing and insurance.

Visa and residence permit

More information about the visas and residence permits.