Inholland University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Inholland University of Applied Sciences is an internationally focussed university with multiple campuses across the Netherlands, with Arts and Festival Management being taught in in Amsterdam. There are approximately 37,000 students across the 8 campuses from more than 100 different countries enrolled on courses at the university. Inholland’s international outlook means that the all of their communication is in English, as well as a wide range of taught modules.

Inholland University of Applied Sciences emphasis on internationalisation and the development of international and cross-cultural competencies to equip students with the skills for the workplace of the future. Teaching on the themes of sustainability, health and creativity also make Inholland a unique learning environment, with collaboration encouraged between students, lecturers, practitioners and external partners.

Programmes of study

DMU’s exchange agreement with Inholland University of Applied Sciences allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:

  • Art, Design & Humanities – Arts and Festivals 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 Inholland University of Applied Sciences.

Travel & accommodation

  • Travel – the nearest major airport to Inholland University of Applied Sciences is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is recommended to make use of the free airport pick up service, details of which can be found here.
  • Accommodation – Inholland University of Applied Sciences assists exchange students in finding accommodation in Amsterdam. For more information check out Inholland University of Applied Science accommodation.

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 tends to be 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: