Breda University of Applied Sciences

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Formation1 September 1966
HeadquartersBreda, Netherlands
University of applied sciences in the fields of tourism, leisure and hospitality.

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas), formerly NHTV, is a Dutch vocational university in Breda, Netherlands. BUas caters for more than 7,000 Dutch and international students from over 80 countries. It is the world’s largest university of applied sciences in the fields of tourism, leisure and hospitality.

The institute offers professional and academic bachelor’s and master’s programmes in the domains of Games, Media, Hotel, Facility, Logistics, Built Environment, Tourism and Leisure & Events. The 5 academies at Breda University of Applied Sciences are Academy for Digital Entertainment (ADE), Academy for Leisure (AfL), Academy for Tourism (AvT), Academy of Hotel and Facility Management (HFM), Academy for Urban Development, and Logistics and Mobility (AUDLM).[1] A new area of study in the field of Artificial Intelligence & Data Management was added to this list in 2021.

All degree programmes of Breda University of Applied Sciences (abbreviated to BUas) are taught in English and a number of programmes are also offered in Dutch. Students are encouraged to go abroad on placements or exchanges. The English-taught programmes are attended by students from a wide range of countries. Many lecturers have an international background and, in addition to teaching, often hold positions in the industry in which they teach, or they carry out research for BUas. This research – in which BUas works together with government bodies, educational partners and research institutes – has an interdisciplinary as well as a practice-oriented character.


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