Location details

Location The Hague, Main Campus

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

Location Delft Campus

Rotterdamseweg 137
2628 AL Delft

Location Zoetermeer Campus

Bleiswijkseweg 37
2712 PB Zoetermeer
The Netherlands

Fees and costs

To study as a free mover (regardless of your nationality), the costs are:

2022/2023  academic year (1 Sept until 31st Aug): € 5310 per semester, and € 10620 for a full academic year.

In addition, other fees might apply.

  • Legal fees for the application of your immigration (entry visa and/or residence permit) > € 207,- ONLY for non-EU/EEA
  • Student Health Insurance (incl. third party insurance) for Autumn/Fall Semester > € 302,-
  • Student Health Insurance (incl. third party insurance) for a Full Year > € 628,- 
Please note there are a select number of free mover spots available per programme.

How to apply

When you apply as a free mover at THUAS, you will create an online account that will allow you to track your application through its various stages. You can save your progress at any point and come back to it at another time.

You will also get more information regarding important topics such as immigrationaccommodation and insurance.

Before applying
When you wish to apply at THUAS as a free mover, you first have to register in our online platform Osiris. There you are requested to upload your passport, Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter, proof of English proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or higher), Transcript of Records, and degree if applicable. THUAS will assess your documents and inform you on the outcome in due time.

Application Start and Deadlines
To initiate your application, please email your interest for our free mover programme to International Office and we will provide you with further instructions.

Semester 1(Fall/September) and 2 (Spring/February)
Action By whom
Deadline Fall  Deadline Spring
Apply as a free mover
Student  15 April  30 September
Eligibility Assessment
Programme coordinator
 30 April  15 October
 Apply for general registration
 30 May  15 November

Letter of Acceptance
After receipt of the initial required documentation, you will receive a conditional Letter of Acceptance. The Letter of Acceptance is conditional in the sense that you still have to meet certain criteria (such as immigration matters, payments or entry requirements) before being fully accepted and enrolled.

Signing of documents, courses, schedule and grade lists
Any academic/course/schedule related questions and documents as well as transcripts of records are taken care of by the programme/faculty you register for.

Application link and tips
You have only applied after pressing the Submit button on the last page on the online application system. We highly recommend you use a desktop/laptop when applying (not a smart device).

Financing your study

Fees and costs
To study as a free mover (regardless of your nationality), the costs are € 5210 per semester, and € 10420 for full year for the 2021-2022 academic year.

In addition, other fees might apply.

  • Legal fees for the application of your immigration (entry visa and/or residence permit) > € 192,- ONLY for non-EU/EEA
  • Student Health Insurance (incl. third party insurance) for spring (Feb-Jul) semester > € 339,-
Please add up the applicable fees and costs for your situation and take into account possible transfer fees charged by banks when you make the transfer. Insufficient payments cannot be fully processed.

Payment deadline
Should The Hague University of Applied Sciences not have received your payment on our bank account before the deadlines set below, we cannot apply for your entry visa, residence permit and/or health insurance.
  First semester (fall, September) and full year
Second semester (spring, February)
 June 15th
 November 30th

Bank account details for payment

  • IBAN Bank account number > NL80 RABO 0145 5455 63
  • Swift code of the bank > RABO NL 2U
  • Name of the account holder > St. HBO Haaglanden
  • Name of the bank > Rabobank
  • Address of the bank > Bezuidenhoutseweg 5
  • Postal code and place > 2594 AB The Hague
  • Country > The Netherlands
  • Payment reference* > [your full name and THUAS student number]

* Make sure you always mention your full name and THUAS student number (example: John Smith 17121506) as a payment reference, otherwise we are not able to track the payment. Payments by credit card, PayPal, and/or other methods are not possible.

Cancellation of your free movers period has to be done in writing and has to be sent to mentioning your student number and the reason for cancellation.

Should you cancel your application after we have submitted your entry visa and/or residence permit application, the legal fees paid on your behalf cannot be refunded.

Please note: cancellation of accommodation has to be done directly with the party offering housing, and different fees and rules may apply.

Facilities and services

On campus, there are state-of-the-art computer facilities, media labs and science labs to help students study. We also have several restaurants and extensive sports facilities. Read more about our facilities.

International Student Services
We also have an International Office. We can give you practical advice on visas, residence permits, insurance, financing and housing when you come and study at The Hague University of Applied Sciences from abroad. Read more about our International Student Services.

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