The Hague Summer School

Location details

Location The Hague, Main Campus

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

Entry requirements

In order to  be admitted to The Hague Summer School, you have to meet the following requirements:
  • First year of a bachelor programme completed
  • Good knowledge of English (B2 or higher)
  • An application letter explaining your ambitions and motivation to participate in The Hague Summer School and the choice of your electives.
  • A complete online application

Application Procedure

Before you apply:
  • Read our Terms & Conditions
  • Find out whether you want to join us for two or four weeks
  • Are you joining the first edition? Choose which elective module(s) you want to follow
  • Are you joining the second edition? Read the information about applying for the Rotary Scholarship.
  • Write an impressive motivation letter explaining your ambitions and motivation to participate in The Hague Summer School
  • Fill out the registration form and upload all the needed information.
  • The deadline to register is 31 May 2022
  • Wait for your confirmation including the payment details
  • Your registration becomes final after the payment is received by THUAS.
  • Start planning your trip to The Hague Summer School!

Finances

  • Two-week course, shared room: €1.795
  • Two-week course, single room: €1.895
  • Four-week course, shared room: €3.045
  • Four-week course, single room: €3.175

Students from THUAS partner universities and alumni get a €100 discount on the tuition fee.

These fees include tuition, study materials, lunch during weekdays, fieldtrips, a social programme.

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Rotary Scholarship

By offering Rotary Scholarships, Rotary in the Netherlands propagates the organization’s mission: ‘Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves’*. 

For these reasons, Rotary is offering scholarships for the Peace & Justice edition of The Hague Summer School 2022 of € 300,- for a maximum of 20 students who meet the application criteria. The Scholarship will be given in the form of a deduction of  € 300,- on the fee for Peace & Justice edition of THSS of the awarded student. This scholarship is offered as a fee deduction only.

Read more on the Rotary Scholarship

Apply here for the scholarship

Getting here

The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) is really easy to reach by public transport as it is situated just two steps away from train station The Hague Hollands Spoor (HS). Always make sure to go to The Hague HS and not to The Hague Central Station.

When you get to the Netherlands by plane, there are three possible airports to arrive at. Our main aiport is Schiphol Airport. It is really easy to reach THUAS from Schiphol by train as you can get a direct train in 30 minutes to The Hague HS.

Other possible airports are Rotterdam/ The Hague airport and Eindhoven. Rotterdam/ The Hague airport is only a 20 minute trip by car to THUAS but if you want to travel by public transport it will take you about 45 minutes with at least 1 stopover. Eindhoven airport is about 2 hours away by public transport or car.

Did you book a plane to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and do you want to know how to get to The Hague University by public transport, take a look at this video!


Location and contact details
Location The Hague, Main Campus
Johanna Westerdijkplein 75,
2521 EN, The Hague, The Netherlands
T: + 31 70 445 8888
thehaguesummerschool@hhs.nl

FAQ's

1. What are the requirements for The Hague Summer School?
The Hague Summer School is open to anyone who has completed a first year bachelor’s degree or already has a bachelor’s degree. You should have a good working knowledge of the English language (level B2 or higher) before you apply. One of the most important entry criteria to summer school is your ambition.  

2. How many ECTS do I get after successful completion of The Hague Summer School?
The two-week course is worth 4 ECTS. The four-week course is worth  8 ECTS.

3. Are the ECTS valid for my study programme?
On successful completion of The Hague Summer School modules you will be assigned European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits. Detailed programme descriptions and outlines will be provided to you to facilitate the credit transfer. You will have to check with your own study programme whether they will accepts the ECTS.  

4. What are the criteria for the motivation letter?
The motivation letter should be at least 400 words / 1 A4 and should answer to the following questions:  
Why do you want to attend The Hague Summer School? What is your motivation for your elective(s)? What is your ambition for the future? 

5. Do I receive a proof of participation?
After you have successfully completed The Hague Summer School you will, in addition to the ECTS, receive a certificate from The Hague University of Applied Sciences outlining the course, the period, and the number of credits.

6. Is there any IELTS/TOEFL score requirement?
There is no requirement for IELTS / TOEFL score but If English is not your first language, you should have a good working knowledge of the English language (level B2 or higher) before you apply.

7. My passport has expired and I’m in the process of renewing, can I apply to The Hague Summer School?  
Yes you can apply with your current passport details. Once your new passport has been issued, we kindly request you to provide us your new passport details as soon as possible, before travelling to the Netherlands.

8. I have to upload a proof of enrollment of my university for the application. I am already graduated, what do I have to upload?
You can upload your diploma.  

9. How can I contact you?
The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Main Campus
Johanna Westerdijkplein 75,
2521 EN, The Hague, The Netherlands
Whatsapp: +316 28 83 79 21
thehaguesummerschool@hhs.nl
 
10. Where can I find the terms & conditions for The Hague Summer School?
You can find them here.

11. I need a visa in order to participate in The Hague Summer School. Can you assist me during the process of acquiring one?
It is your responsibility to obtain a visa. However, The Hague Summer School will send you an invitation letter upon request that will serve as a supporting document that outlines your reasons and duration of stay in The Netherlands.

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