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Exchange at Tio

Interested in studying at Tio? Every semester we welcome students from our partner universities on an exchange at Tio University of Applied Sciences. Studying for a semester at Tio will enhance your career prospects and prove to be an unforgettable experience!
Tio University of Applied Sciences ranks among the Netherlands' leading universities of applied sciences and offers the best study courses according to the prestigious Higher Education Guide.


The Tio campuses offer you an international atmosphere with a growing number of exchange students coming to Tio every year. At Tio you can study in international teams and meet students from all over the world. Tio has international campuses in Amsterdam and Utrecht.

When to start your exchange period?

As an exchange student you are able to enrol for either the :

In consultation with Tio and your own university there is also the possibility to attend two semesters at Tio, instead of one.

The Tio experience

Tio offers small-scale and high-quality education with challenging curricula and appealing projects. Making it a great place for Dutch and international students to study.
Education and experience go hand in hand at Tio. What you learn in our classrooms and dynamic programmes is tested in the real world, during real life projects.

Tio leads the way

Tio is one of the most prestigious universities of applied sciences in The Netherlands. Satisfied students and the quality of education are key elements. Tio is very proud of the fact that Tio received the highest scores in the National student survey (NSE) and the Elsevier ‘best study courses’ Survey. 
In addition to above mentioned top scores, all of Tio University of Applied Sciences’ bachelor’s degrees and vocational training courses have been elected as the best in their respective fields by the Higher Education Guide and the Vocational Training Guide (Keuzegids Hbo en Mbo). “In first place, there is the private Tio University of Applied Sciences, which has locations in five cities. Students are very positive about this school,” says the Higher Education Guide.

Modern and innovative Education

Studying at Tio means studying in a modern learning environment, equipped with the latest facilities. Besides that Dutch education is known for the informal communication between teachers and students and lectures at Tio are very interactive. Students are expected to present their views and opinions.

Value for money

Tio is a private educational institution, which is why the tuition fees are higher than those of government-funded institutions. Money well spent, considering you will be able to participate in exciting projects, study trips, international exchange and work placements.

Small-scale and personal

The education at Tio is small-scale, personal and interactive, lecturers know you by name. When weighted in the 2015-2016 academic year, the average number of students across the whole of Tio was 11 per classroom. This enables active participation in the lectures, for example by taking part in roleplaying games and discussions. Projects are an important part of the bachelor courses. You will visit events, run a hotel with fellow students, organise a trip or manage an investment portfolio.

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International exchange @ Tio

Exhange students in Holland
Exhange students in Holland
Internationaal - Exchange students Tio Amsterdam
Exchange students at Tio Amsterdam
Project Hotel and Event Week
Projects during the study International Business Management
Composing your own travel trip to Bilbao, Spain
International possibilities at Tio University
International Tourism Management: organize your own study trip
Hotel and Event Management students compete in various competitions
Study programme of International Business Management