Course overview

Course overview

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology of Milieukunde

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Issues like global warming, pollution and resource use interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.

Industrial Engineering & Management

Industrial Engineering & Management

You think big, bigger, biggest. In the Industrial Engineering & Management study programme you focus entirely on international maintenance management.

International Business

International Business

International Business, previously International Business and Management Studies, prepares you for a managerial role in an international organisation. You will be trained in Economics and Marketing.

International Financial Management

International Financial Management

Finance, economics and accounting interest you. And you are curious how to apply these themes to international organisations. This bachelor prepares you for an International Financial Management job.

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (short programme)

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (short programme)

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.

Master of Animation

Master of Animation

The Master of Animation programme is for emerging professionals committed to broadening their animation palette and responding to the opportunities of an expanding field.

Master of Arts in Fine Art & Design

Master of Arts in Fine Art & Design

The Master of Arts in Fine Art & Design at Avans offers master's degree programmes for a relevant practice in the arts: MA Photography, MA Fine Art and MA Graphic Design.

Aerospace Engineering & Maintenance

Aerospace Engineering & Maintenance

Aerospace Engineering & Maintenance is an introduction to the aviation industry. This minor covers subjects including simulation, maintenance and engineering and production.

Arts & Interaction

Arts & Interaction

In this programme the concept of interaction will be broadly explored. Your research into technological, digital and physical forms of interaction will enable you to explore the fields of media, technical art and generative design, as well as the discipline of performance art.

Arts & Urbanism

Arts & Urbanism

The relationship between urbanisation as an uncontrollable mechanism and the malleability of the city are central in this international programme. We focus on design research with topics including new forms of urbanism and ways in which artists and designers can approach the city.

Biobased Technology and Business Development

Biobased Technology and Business Development

A switch to a more sustainable and biobased economy is part of the solution to climate change and resource depletion. Join an international group of students, lecturers, scientists and entrepreneurs, and discover the possibilities of biobased technologies and business developments.

Biorefinery Technology

Biorefinery Technology

A biorefinery is a facility that integrates biomass conversion and separation processes for the sustainable co-production of food, feed, energy, fuels and chemicals. In this programme you will learn about the challenges associated with biorefinery development and implementation.

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

This programme explores the world of biotechnology. You will learn how to conduct experiments and research in laboratories and create a biotechnological product. You will gain an insight into biological processes inside the cell.

Criminal Justice and Social Work

Criminal Justice and Social Work

In this programme, you will acquire the skills, knowledge and values connected to the Council of Europe Probation Rules. As a forensic social care professional working in Europe, you will need to adhere to these guidelines.

Environmental Consultancy

Environmental Consultancy

This programme focuses on the process of environmental consultation. On finding solutions to the kind of problems an environmental consultant is faced with. Like applying clean-up technology or implementing cradle-to-cradle principles.

Environmental Geography

Environmental Geography

This programme combine the three subjects of the Environment, Geography and Information Technology to give students a better understanding of the interactions between human societies and nature.

European Design Project Semester

European Design Project Semester

The European Design Project Semester (EDPS) is an international higher education semester for third year students of Industrial Design, Engineering or other educational domains.

European Project Semester

European Project Semester

The European Project Semester (EPS) is an international semester for third-year engineering and business students from different higher education institutes located predominantly in the European Union (EU).

European Union Policies

European Union Policies

This programme focuses on the supranational and intergovernmental powers of the European Union. You will gain insight into the institutional, economic, legal and political aspects of European integration and their consequences for businesses. 

Expert Class in Safety & Security

Expert Class in Safety & Security

Raise your risk management skills to proficiency. Modules such as Outcome-based risk management, Philosophy of care, Incident investigation, Occupational HSE and Managing safety and security behaviour will support you in eventually carrying out an applied research project at a company.

Forensic Biology

Forensic Biology

In the Minor in Forensic Biology we focus on the forensic DNA field and other biological information as well. From biological sample collection and presumptive testing to the generation of DNA profiles, other relevant DNA techniques, statistical issues and ethics.

Forensic Chemistry

Forensic Chemistry

You will focus on the use of instrumental analysis to identify and characterise pieces of evidence. Skills ranging from sample collection and presumptive testing to confirmative tests will be developed, optimised and applied. Other subjects include statistics and toxicology.

Innovation and Creativity

Innovation and Creativity

Today, we need innovators more than ever before. Studies have confirmed that businesses want to be more innovative. The importance of innovation is increasing significantly.

International Business

International Business

In a globalising world, more and more companies are operating in international markets. The International Business programme will help you enhance your international business skills. You will learn how to conduct international market research and help a company draw up a strategy to enter a foreign market.

International Business Operations

International Business Operations

Many companies are driven by the need to go beyond the domestic market and operate in a global economy. This exchange programme centres on the economic, legal, financial and management processes and decisions involved in developing international operations.

International Entrepreneurship

International Entrepreneurship

If you are interested in finding out if you are a young entrepreneur, you are invited to come and start your business as part of the International Entrepreneurship exchange programme.

International Finance

International Finance

In the International Finance programme you acquire in-depth knowledge of several challenging aspects of the international financial market: financial reporting and financial statement analysis, international risk as well as budgeting in order to understand corporate finance.

International Forensics

International Forensics

You will focus on international casework and the consequences of an international setting for the collection of biological or chemical information. Intercultural communication and different regulations are important topics in the programme.

International Sales & Account Management

International Sales & Account Management

In today's rapidly changing world and given the continual growth of international trade, the role played by sales is becoming increasingly complex. This minor focuses on this role.

Meaningful Data Design

Meaningful Data Design

In the minor Meaningful Data Design you will learn how to simplify and explain complex information. By analysing and visualising data in a smart way you will be able to add meaning and create insights.You will learn how to experiment with forms to choose the most relevant one, like for example (interactive) infographics, information objects or animations. You will learn to translate abstract issues into meaningful stories.

Pediatric Physiotherapy

Pediatric Physiotherapy

In this programme, several topics related to motor development, motor control and motor learning are introduced, discussed and integrated in a conceptual framework. Part of a task-oriented approach, this framework will enable you to examine and treat children with motor problems.

Research in Immersive Storytelling

Research in Immersive Storytelling

In this international exchange programme you will explore and experiment with the interaction between story and medium. You will discover how story influences medium, and what medium does to story.

Strategic Business Decisions

Strategic Business Decisions

This programme focuses primarily on the synergetic effect of and the synthesis between Strategic Marketing, Strategic Finance, Strategic Management and HRM in a context of sustainability and social responsibility. You will learn how this synthesis leads to the creation of sustainable business value.

Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Entrepreneurship

A switch to a more sustainable and biobased economy is part of the solution to climate change and resource depletion. Join an international group of students, lecturers, scientists and entrepreneurs, and discover the possibilities of biobased technologies and business developments.

Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English Abroad focuses on the skills needed to teach English to young children. Dutch students will teach English abroad, foreign students will do an internship in preselected Dutch schools.

Water and Liveability

Water and Liveability

 In this programme, you investigate whether the Dutch approach to water management in urban residential and river areas can also be successful in other countries, considering the different cultural and socio-economic contexts. Architectural, civil engineering and urban development issues are addressed within this programme.