A few unique characteristics

  • Strong international orientation
  • Central location in the BeNeLux area
  • International centre of knowledge and expertise
  • Informal atmosphere
  • Internationally experienced teaching staff
  • Combination of lectures courses, projects, study trips and placements
  • Possibilities to specialise according to personal interest
  • Practising and learning in the workplace
  • Inspiring in-school training companies
  • Professional and academic bachelors and masters
  • Transfer opportunities to international master’s programmes


  • The Keuzegids Hbo Voltijd has qualified NHTV Breda as best multidisciplinary applied university in the Netherlands. Moreover, three bachelor's programmes in the field of facility, games and hotel and the master's programme Imagineering were qualified as 'Top Rated Programme'.
  • In the National Student Survey 2014 almost all NHTV’s bachelor’s programmes rank 1st in their categories


International accreditation

NHTV Breda have been accreditated by the renowned international organisations:

  • UN World Tourism Organization (TedQual certificate for Tourism and Hotel)
  • World Leisure Organization (Leisure)
  • International Facility Management Association (Facility)

National accreditation

All of NHTV’s study programmes have been accredited by the 'NVAO', the Dutch-Flemisch Accreditation Organisation. The NVAO has awarded some programmes with distinctive features and distinctive qualities.

Distinctive features:

  • Internationalisation (Hotel, Facility and Tourism)
  • Imagineering (Leisure)

Distinctive qualities:

  • Quality of staff and applied research (Games)