THUAS Pre - Bachelor Programme

Do you have a foreign certificate and would you like to be well-prepared for a study in higher education? Then sign up for the Pre-Bachelor Programme (Schakeljaar) at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. During the Pre-Bachelor Programme you will develop your Dutch and English language skills as well as your study skills. We will prepare you for the Staatsexamen Nt2 II. You can also opt to follow subjects such as mathematics or economics or physics.

We have different programmes, depending on your starting level of Dutch and English. These programmes vary in duration, costs and start date. They consist of consecutive modules.

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Enrollment requirements

In order to enroll in our pre-bachelor programme you need to meet the following requirements: 

  • Foreign certificate (equivalent to at least mbo-4 or havo-5 level)
  • Have the necessary funding (for example a DUO-loan)
  • You have a valid residence permit for the duration of the program
If you are a refugee we strongly advise you to contact the UAF.

About The Hague University of Applied Sciences

World citizenship and studying or working in an international environment are important aspects of studying at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. It is important that participants of the Schakeljaar, with their various backgrounds, feel at home in the Netherlands. Therefore, special attention will be given to world citizenship, internationalization and networking. You will exchange customs and experiences with your fellow students. In addition, we will pay attention to the news, Dutch culture and what it means to study at a Dutch educational institution.  

Contact the course

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Schakeljaar, you can contact us via:

E.B. Zwarteveen
Coördinator Haagse Hogeschool Schakeljaar Hoger Onderwijs
Telefoon: 06 390 806 68

Y.A. Saffrie
Telefoon: 06 143 288 61