Brainport

Is a leading technology region in Europe. Located in the Southeast Netherlands, with Eindhoven at its heart, this top technology region of world standing creates solutions for the societal challenges of tomorrow

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The Brainport region offers a wide range of possibilities in higher education to you as a student. Have a look below to see an overview of the universities and universities of applied sciences and their respective fields of study and research.

Besides higher educational institutions, also several vocational and training institutions are located in the region, amongst which Summa College Eindhoven.

Want to know more about what kind of scholarships are available to you as an international student? Or are you curious about practical matters involved with studying in the Netherlands? All information related to studying in the Netherlands can be found on the Study in Holland portal of EP-Nuffic. In addition, the international offices of the universities (of applied sciences) are ready to support you during all stages of the process of applying for a study and moving and settling into the Brainport region.

Design Academy Eindhoven

Design Academy Eindhoven specialises in design. It offers a four-year Bachelor’s course and a two-year Master’s course. It has an impressive, international team of tutors at its disposal and the quality of the designers they educate is very high.

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Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys aspires to be a dynamic source of knowledge, development, innovation and inspiration. Fontys is the second largest institution of higher education in the Netherlands including 22 locations.

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Avans University of Applied Sciences

Avans University of Applied Sciences aims to develop talent by helping future graduates to become highly qualified professionals, who continuously develop themselves and their profession and who are aware of their social responsibility also from an international perspective.

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Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Their education, research and knowledge valorisation contribute to: Science for society, Science for industry and Science for science.

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Tilburg University

At Tilburg University quality of education, social orientation, and a strong campus feeling form the basis of education. The university focuses on the social side of innovation and actively promotes ways to firmly embed education and research in society.

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