|Study location||Netherlands, Vlissingen|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years (fast-track)|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
A good knowledge of Physics and Mathematics*
*You must have taken this subject as an exam subject in your secondary school curriculum
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Secondary school diploma results accepted from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
NB! HZ University of Applied Sciences will only consider your application if their course is marked as your first priority.
If you haven’t yet obtained the diploma/certificate giving access to the bachelor programme of your choice, you must send us a statement (in English) from your school, where the name of the diploma and the expected date of graduation is stated.
We advise you to make sure you have an authenticated birth certificate ready, as you may also need it for formalities upon arrival in Holland.
Are you interested in contributing to the construction of the largest lock project in the world? In determining how high and how strong dikes should be to ensure flooding does not take place? Or would you like to make sure that people and animals can continue to live safely near coasts and rivers despite climate change? If your answer is ‘yes’ to the questions above, the Civil Engineering programme at HZ may be the right choice for you!
It is expected that by 2050 80% of the world’s population will live in delta areas. In these areas, where rivers meet the sea, there are increasing challenges due to climate change. With your expertise as a civil engineer, you will tackle problems such as coastal safety and urban flooding and contribute to safety in deltas around the world. During your study, you learn everything about the design and building of large constructions and managing huge international projects. Examples include the Panama locks in the Panama Canal; the Channel tunnel that connects the United Kingdom with France; and the magnificent Palm Islands in Dubai, a design that could have been yours if you were already a civil engineer! Doing Civil Engineering at HZ means you are studying in the middle of a delta area: when walking out of the university of applied sciences, you will encounter your field of work all around you. Did you know that the Dutch Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier is one of the seven modern wonders of the world and that this construction can be found at 30 minutes from HZ?
Employers are lining up for you as a graduate, because at HZ you are not only trained theoretically, but also practically. Right from the start of your study, you will be applying the theory of your future work field in the actual practice. During the lectures you will work on (international) assignments from the professional field, you do two internships with organisations in the Netherlands or abroad and you choose a minor: a half-year programme whereby you further specialise yourself in a company of your choice. In this way, you already gain ample work experience during your studies, and you will be optimally prepared for your career.
Enter this world and get ready for a terrific job as a designer, site engineer, constructor, planning engineer, work place manager, project manager or calculator. Then, as quick as water you’ll grow to being an advisor, project manager, company manager or commercial-technical manager!
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.