Stenden University is a modern university with campuses in the Netherlands (Leeuwarden and Emmen), Qatar, South Africa and Thailand, Bali. The University aims to prepare managers with leadership skills and good behavior in a multicultural world that tends to change. Leeuwarden is the capital of the northern province of Friesland and was elected cultural capital of Europe for 2018. In recent years Leeuwarden was elected twice as "student city" of the year in the Netherlands. Emmen is the capital of the province of Drenthe. It is situated close to the German border and just two hours away from Amsterdam.
As a specialist in various fields offered by the university each student is not only well prepared academically but has developed a critical view on current and future issues . The courses are based on real cases which helps students to develop teamwork skills and individual research. Stenden University offers students an academic backgrounds and provides excellent support for foreign students. Each student is provided an academic advisor from day one of study. Academic advisors help students throughout years of study. Stenden University campus offers a wide variety of services: dining room, café, relaxing spaces, hairdressing salon, job center, bank, library and internet. In the project Grand Tour students can experience a semester in one of Stenden University campuses owned International (South Africa, Qatar, Thailand or Bali),
In addition, students from Stenden University of Applied Sciences may enroll in international paid internship programs within companies during their studies, exchange programs worldwide and a program through which they can choose to specialize in one of the campuses Stenden South Africa, Thailand, Bali or Qatar. The study is based on problem solving and the university has a 4-star hotel completely maintained by students during practice modules.