Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Campuses: Deventer, Enschede, Apeldoorn

Language: English

Subjects: Physiotherapy, Tourism Management, Marketing…

Degrees: Bachelor, Master 

Type of program: Full time 

Intakes: Spring, Fall

About the University

Saxion University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands, with close to 27,000 students and still growing. Saxion’s international student population tops 3,500 students with a total of 89 different nationalities

Saxion University has a rich history – its roots can be traced back to 1875. A merger of two educational institutions, enabled Saxion to build further on its strong position in Dutch higher education and since 1998 Saxion University has come to be recognized as an important center of expertise at a regional, national and international level.



  • Labs 
  • Library 
  • Service Point 
  • Student Support Services 



  • Saxion will arrange accommodation for new students during the first year 

Saxion offers a broad range of courses at various levels, including many full-time educational courses conducted in English, with more being added each year. All international classrooms are made up of a mix of students from all over the world. In this way Saxion provides you with a truly multi-cultural experience in which you can compare experiences with and learn from fellow students of different backgrounds and nationalities.

  • Tourism Management (Bachelor) 
  • Hotel Management (Bachelor) 
  • Physiotherapy (Bachelor) 
  • International Human Resource Management (Bachelor) 
  • International Finance and Accounting (Bachelor) 
  • International Business (Bachelor) 
  • Information and Communication Technology – Software Engineering (Bachelor) 
  • Fashion and Textile Technologies (Bachelor) 
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Bachelor) 
  • Creative Media and Game Technologies (Bachelor) 
  • Applied Computer Science (Bachelor) 
  • Tourism Management (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Marketing (Short Degree Programme) 
  • International Finance and Accounting (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Hotel Management (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Fashion and Textile Technologies (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Creative Media and Game Technologies (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Civil Engineering (Short Degree Programme) 
  • Master of Science in Applied Nanotechnology 
  • Facility and Real Estate Management 
  • Innovative Textile Development 
  • Master of Arts in Management (MA) 
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 



Admission requirements

  • Copy of Identity
  • A diploma with good results at least equivalent to the Dutch havo, vwo or mbo4 for bachelor program and 4 years hbo for master programs.
  • IELTS or TOEFL certificate  
  • Academic reference (if applicable)
  • Personal statement 


Tuition fees 

EU/EEA students only pay the statutory tuition fees (LOW FEES) for all our bachelor’s programs (possibility to pay in instalments)


Saxion University of Applied Sciences has three campuses in the East of the Netherlands – one campus in each of the three Dutch cities of Deventer, Enschede and Apeldoorn. All Saxion locations have good public transport facilities, meaning that the hustle and bustle of the major cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague is no more than 1½ hours away.

Request form