Internationalisation at HAS Den Bosch
our building and its facilities (such as the library,
Internationalisation at HAS Den Bosch aims at pre-
digital environment and internal infrastructure) to
paring the future professionals in the agricultural
become 100% bilingual.
sectors for the international working environment
HAS Den Bosch liaises with rural enterprises and
which they will encounter upon graduation, both
the farming and food industry. From a strong regio-
within The Netherlands and abroad.
nal base, HAS Den Bosch is expanding its range of activities throughout the world. Experts and staff
In order to achieve this goal, HAS Den Bosch offers
members of HAS Den Bosch have been, and are still
her students and employees ample opportunities to
being involved in many projects in Europe, Africa,
develop their international skills and competences.
the Americas and Asia.
To name a few:
On many occasions, staff of HAS Den Bosch has
For all of our students, an internship abroad is a
been participating in supportive programmes for
mandatory part of their study program. HAS Den
education and training facilities overseas, mostly
Bosch is the only university in The Netherlands to
within the domain of agricultural production sys-
maintain this policy.
tems. Our ambition is to further develop our contri-
Many of our staff members (both teaching- and sup-
bution to international projects related to capacity
port staff) have been to Cambridge for an intensive
building, curriculum development and staff training,
training of English. More and more international
especially in developing countries.
components are being added to the curriculum of the study programmes, through - among others joint projects, international case studies and international guest lectures. Moreover, we are preparing International Days 2012 7
Programme booklet International Days 2012 by HAS Den Bosch University of Applied Sciences