Arnhem Business School (HAN) – Netherlands

The HAN University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. There are currently 14 HAN schools and eligible students have the opportunity to study on exchange at the Arnhem Business School during their time at DMU.

With more than 1,000 students from 30 different countries, Arnhem Business School (HAN) aims to enhance employability and internationalisation. Arnhem is a green and bustling city that has plenty to offer including museums, concerts and restaurants as well as lovely green surroundings to enjoy nature at its best.

Programmes of study

DMU’s exchange agreement with Arnhem Business School (HAN) allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:

  • Business and Law –  Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management

Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at Arnhem Business School (HAN).

DMU student stories

Divya’s study abroad experience in the Netherlands

Divya is a final year student studying International Business at DMU. She spent a year studying abroad at HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.  Why did I choose to study on exchange?  If you had asked me in my first year what I felt about studying abroad, I would say it seemed like…

Travel & accommodation

  • Travel – the nearest major airport is Amsterdam Schiphol. There are regular trains from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem that take just over an hour.
  • Accommodation – Exchange students seeking accommodation for a short period of time can visit the Arnhem Business School webpage for more information.

Visas & insurance

  • Visas – To take part in this exchange you are responsible for ensuring that you meet Dutch immigration requirements.
  • Insurance – All students are recommended to purchase travel insurance for the duration of their time in Europe to cover personal possessions and healthcare. UK and EU nationals can apply for a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) which is time-limited to the length of the exchange period.


Living costs in the Netherlands are similar to those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and the Netherlands: