At THUAS, research is an indispensable second task, alongside education. It contributes towards the strengthening and innovation of the professional practice and social debate. This is closely linked to education.

As a networking university of applied sciences, The Hague University of Applied Sciences promotes knowledge sharing through research platforms. The content of these platforms focuses on four themes relevant to the profiling of THUAS

Research Groups
The centre has research groups affiliated with universities of applied sciences. By carrying out practice-oriented research, they establish a connection between education and professional practice.

Human kinetic technology expertise centre

Centre of Expertise
In addition to research groups, THUAS also has a number of knowledge centres. Professors as well as external partners are involved in these knowledge centres, whereby knowledge is shared in the field of research, education and the development of innovations.