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Information for exchange students

Studying abroad as an exchange student at HAS green academy, for a portion of your degree, offers invaluable experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life. Grow in your field, form new friendships, experience the Dutch culture, discover new places, and grow as a person! We look forward to meeting you!

HAS green academy offers a wide range of English-taught courses for exchange students from our partner institutions within the fields of Agriculture, Food and Living environment. You can find detailed descriptions of our exchange offer here.

Please note that HAS green academy has committed herself to the principles of the Erasmus Programme. More information can be found here.

Overview of all exchange courses per location (course catalogue)

Location ’s-Hertogenbosch – autumn & winter semester
Location ‘s-Hertogenbosch – spring & summer semester
Location Venlo – autumn winter semester + spring summer semester
Academic calendar 2023/2024

Practical information for international exchange students

Information on services and facilities available for (international) students can be found here. Are you looking for information about accommodation? Check out our Housing page

If you are a non-EU student looking for information on the visa procedure for the Netherlands, please visit our page on immigration.

How to apply as an exchange student

If your university is an exchange partner of HAS green academy you can apply for an exchange period at the International Office of your own university.

If you are from an institution without an agreement with HAS green academy, please send an email to studentexchange@has.nl. Note that in this case you will have to pay €204 per ECTS credit.

5 steps to apply

1. Apply for an exchange period

Please apply for an exchange period at the International Office at your home institution
(note: only when your home institution is an exchange partner of HAS green academy)

Partner institutions
2. Be nominated

The International Office of your home institution will nominate you as an exchange student at HAS green academy.


How to be nominated

Students can be nominated by sending an email to studentexchange@has.nl.

Please include:

  • the name,
  • date of birth,
  • gender,
  • e-mail,
  • period and
  • the programme the student wishes to apply for.
3. Info about application

After we have received your nomination, we will send you the information regarding your application at HAS.
(important deadlines, application form, required documents etc.)

4. Complete the application

Once we have received your (complete) application before the application deadline we will start to process it.

5. Status application and admission

After the application deadline you will be informed about the status of your application and admission at HAS green academy.

Nomination & application deadlines

Semester 1

  • Starting date studies
    28 August 2023
  • Nomination deadline
    15 April 2023
  • Application deadline
    1 May 2023

Semester 2

  • Starting date studies
    5 February 2024
  • Nomination deadline
    15 October 2023
  • Application deadline
    1 November 2023

Please note that it’s not needed to wait for these deadlines to apply. If you already know you would like to apply at HAS green academy, it’s possible to do this at an earlier stage.

Questions about exchange?