About Zuyd
Study programmes

Our study programmes

Zuyd offers a wide range of study programmes and short courses that are focused on the interests of students and the needs of the (Eu)regional, national and international labour market.

Bachelor programmes

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences offers 34 bachelor's degree programmes in different sectors. Most of these are taught in Dutch. The underlined study programmes are taught in English and therefor suitable for international, degree-seeking students.

Economics and Management

Management and Law

Health Care

  • Arts Therapies
  • Health Technology | Biometrics
  • Midwifery  
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Nursing
  • Speech and Language Therapy 

Education and Society

  • Education in Primary Schools 
  • Fine Art and Design in Education 
  • Music in Education
  • Social Work
  • Theatre in Education 


Language and Communication

  • Communication and Multimedia Design
  • Oriental Languages and Communication
  • Translation and Interpreting 

Engineering and Construction

  • Built Environment
  • Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management

Life Sciences

  • Applied Science


  • Information and Communication Technology 

Master programmes

Zuyd offers the following master's degree programmes. The underlined study programmes are taught in English and therefore suitable for international students.

Associate degrees

Zuyd provides a couple of short-cycle professional higher education leading to the associate degree. It is a relatively new type of higher education and students who complete the two-year programme can continue studying for a bachelor’s degree.

  • Commercial Management
  • Facility Management
  • Information and Communication Technology 

Lifelong learning

Zuyd also develops short courses for professionals who are already active on the labour market. Zuyd Professional plays an important role in the continuous development of professions in our region, through research activities and close cooperation with companies and institutions. Currently most of our lifelong learning courses are taught in Dutch and targeted at local Dutch-speaking professionals.