Are you interested in earning a Bachelor’s Degree at Ede University of Applied Sciences (CHE)? See our Q&A on studying at CHE.
Q&A on earning a Bachelor’s Degree at CHE
Which programmes can I choose?
See for an overview of all our bachelors che.nl. Please note that all our bachelors are in Dutch! However, our short term programmes from September - February are in English.
Am I able to follow the Dutch programmes if I am not a native speaker?
A hard requierement is to pass the State Exams Dutch as a Second Language on B2-level. This exam is the national language proficiency exam for non-native adult speakers, who want to study or work in the Netherlands. The Diploma State Exams Nt2 (=Nederlands als tweede taal-Dutch as a Second Language) is officially recognized by the government. Unfortunately, if you do not pass the exam, we cannot admit you for a Dutch-taught programme.
Am I able to study at CHE with my diploma?
Did you get your diploma in your home coutry and would you like to study at CHE? First you will have to determine that your diploma is generally acceptable for access to Dutch higher education. In this overview you can compare your diploma to the Dutch diploma system. In the Netherlands, students must have the ‘havo’ diploma to gain access at CHE. Please note that CHE decides whether to admit you or not.
Will I need a Visa during my stay in the Netherlands?
EU citizens: Citizens of the EU, the EEA and Switzerland do not need a student visa or resident permit to enter and stay in the Netherlands. If you are planning to stay longer than 90 days, and that will be the case if you would like to follow a fulltime bachelor, you must register with the municipality as soon as possible after your arrival.
Non EU citizens: For a stay exceeding 90 days, you will need a residence permit for study. If you also need an entry visa, depends on your nationality. Nationals of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea do not need an entry visa. All other non EU nationals need an entry visa as well.
If you are admitted to a fulltime study at CHE, the university can apply for a (visa and) residence permit for study for you, provided you meet the requirements for obtaining a residence permit (for more information, see https://ind.nl/en/study/Pages/study-at-university.aspx or email to email@example.com).
The visa needs to be picked up at an embassy/consulate in your home country. Nationals who do not need a visa, can travel to The Netherlands freely. The residence permit needs to be picked up in The Netherlands, within 90 days after arrival.
How do I apply for a visa?
Are you going to study full time at CHE? Your visa and residence permit will be arranged by us. If you are going to follow one of our short semester programmes, click here for more information on your visa procedure.
If you want to follow a complete bachelor or master (full time): you will receive more information via email about applying for a residence permit for study and your rights and obligations. Are you planning to study part time at the CHE? Unfortunately, we can only apply for a residence permit for full time students. As a part time student, you will have to arrange your own residence permit. See www.ind.nl and www.nuffic.nl for more information on how to apply for a visa.
I do not have an interest in completing a Bachelor. Do you also offer short term programmes?
Yes, we do. We offer programmes in the Fall semester each year, from September until November, and from September until February. These are all in English and you are very welcome to join them.
Do you have any further questions? Please contact Mrs. Margriet van Driesten for more information.