International Relations

Breda University of Applied Sciences opted for profiling itself as an international institution for higher education many years ago.

The basis of this choice lies in our international curriculum, in which the content of the programme and practical cases are placed in an international perspective. Read more about our international strategy and about the facts & figures of our internatonal institute.

A new campus

A new campus will accommodate all activities of Breda University of Applied Sciences at one central location in the city of Breda. Take a look at our new campus on

New strategy

In the new strategy period (2018-2021) NHTV Breda will continue from 1 September 2018 under the name of Breda University of Applied Sciences. We have also developed a new logo and corporate identity, consistent with our positioning objectives. We will officially adopt our new name and new corporate identity as from 1 September 2018.

The document Creating Professional Value (pdf) zooms in on the new strategy and the making of the new logo. 

Partner Universities

Our partnerships with more than 100 universities world wide highly contribute to our international goals as they allow our students and lecturers to gain and expand their international experience by studying, teaching and doing research abroad.  

In case you are considering a partnership with Breda University of Applied Sciences, please contact our international team.


Memberships and Networks

Breda University of Applied Sciences staff and management are active members of many international organisations, both in the industry and in the field of research and education. 

Find out more about these memberships.

Top score for BUas in Shanghai Global Ranking

BUas scored a place as Netherlands’ number 1 in the field of education in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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The European Commission has awarded us the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) (pdf) for the years 2014 – 2020. The Charter enables us to participate in the activities of the Erasmus+ programme.


See also: Policy Statement Erasmus Charter (pdf)


The quality of all our educational programs is being supervised, checked and guaranteed by the Dutch accreditation body for higher education, NVAO. Next to this national accreditation, various programmes of Breda University of Applied Sciences received international certification. Read more about accreditation.

Quality mark in Keuzegids Hbo 2019

Breda University of Applied Sciences achieved high scores in Keuzegids Hbo 2019. Three of our degree programmes were awarded a Keuzegids quality mark. 

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Breda University of Applied Sciences
P.O. Box 3917
4800 DX  Breda
The Netherlands

T: +31 76 533 22

Obviously you can also contact one of the staff members of our international team.