Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

'Truly an International student-town!'


Leeuwarden, the historic capital of Friesland, has 95,000 inhabitants – of which no fewer than 20,000 are students! Perhaps inevitably, the character of the city is charming, lively and yet laid-back.

The centre is packed with theatres, movie houses, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs, as well as major department stores and sports clubs. Fast train services link Leeuwarden with Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Schiphol Airport and the rest of Europe.

The campus in Leeuwarden

Stenden University Leeuwarden has currently more than 11,000 students from 65 different countries and employs 1000 staff members. Stenden offers educational programmes in the fields of Service Management, Education, Care, Economics and Engineering. Thirteen professors provide the essential link between the programme and the professional field through applied research.

Stenden University Leeuwarden is housed in modern buildings and has state-of-the-art teaching facilities. Our open study space with ICT and conference facilities is shaped like an amphitheatre. We also have a special ‘Knowledge Boulevard’, a library, hairdresser, grand café, bank shop and a job agency.
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Leeuwarden itself offers plenty of museums, concerts and other cultural activities. And the Sports Card gives students access to a wealth of sports facilities at an affordable price.

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