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[Netherlands] Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA), Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) 
[Dutch] Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) 

Exchange Agreement signed in 2012
Partner Affiliation: Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries 

Founded in 1867 in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, it is one of the oldest universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. It has several campuses in Amsterdam and comprises of seven faculties, offering a total of 80 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. here are approximately 43,000 students (as of 2016). 

The Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, with which the School of Design is affiliated, offers English-language exchange programs in the areas of Fashion, ICT, Media Design and Media and Communication. MediaLAB Amsterdam, an organization in the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, was developed and dissolved to become the Digital Society School (DSS), which conducts international industry-academic collaboration projects. It is a popular program that attracts participants from the School of Design almost every year. 

Updated October 2020 

Name of University and DepartmentFaculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, Hoge school van Amsterdam
Department Available for Student ExchangeExchange program area
・Fashion(AMFI)
・ICT
・Media Design (CMD)
・Media and Communication (MIC)
Exchange ProgramsCMD, ICT and DSS (Digital Society School) are recommended.
・Communication and MultimediaDesign (CMD) : Only in the Spring Semester, DT&D (Design Thinking and Doing), UxD (Use Experience Design)
・ICT : Programing
Semester/Academic Calendar
Autumn Semester
-ICT : 6 September, 2021 – 28 January,2022
*Program for 2nd-4th year undergraduate students, programming skills are required
Nomination(Deadline)-ICT :Required
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
-ICT : 15 April
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
31 March
Semester/Academic Calendar
Spring semester
-ICT : 7 February – 8 July, 2022
-CMD : February – July, 2022
Nomination(Deadline)-ICT :Required
-CMD :Required
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
-ICT : 15October
-CMD :uncertain (*9 October as of 2019)
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
15 September
Application ProcedureApply via email to Professor Hirai.(hirai@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp)
*Please be sure to contact Prof. Hirai at least one month before the deadline so that the situation will change due to the COVID-19.
Language Proficiency(English)-CMD : IELTS 6.0, TOEFL iBT : 80 or equivalent
-ICT : No detail information.
RemarksFashion has stringent selection criteria. Media and Communication (MIC)is for journalists and requires writing skills.
Number of Exchange Students5
Department and Professors in Charge(Professors with “(*)” is primary in charge)<Department of Design Strategy>
-(*)Professor HIRAI Yasuyuki

<Department of Content and Creative Design>
-Professor MATSUGUMA Hiroyuki
-Professor USHIAMA Taketoshi
E-mail of Professors(@design.)-Prof. HIRAI : hirai@
– Prof. MATSUGUMA :kuma@
– Prof. USHIAMA :ushiama@
Name of University and DepartmentFaculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, Hoge school van Amsterdam
Department Available for Student ExchangeDigital Society School
Exchange ProgramsDesign Across Culture Program(Twice a year)
-Fall : September – January
-Spring : February – June
*Some programs are offered jointly with DSS.
Semester/Academic Calendar
Fall Semester
September – end of January
Nomination(Deadline)
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
End of June(*At least two months before program starts.)
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
Suspended due to theCOVID-19
Semester/Academic Calendar
Spring semester
February – end of June
Nomination(Deadline)
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
End of November(*At least two months before program starts.)
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
Suspended due to theCOVID-19
Application ProcedureAttend the orientation held by Professors Hirai and Inamura, or apply via email to Professors.(hirai@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp,inamura@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp)*Please be sure to contact Prof. Hirai at least one month before the deadline so that the situation will change due to the COVID-19.
Language Proficiency(English)*English interview required
Remarks
Number of Exchange Students
Department and Professors in Charge(Professors with “(*)” is primary in charge)<Department of Design Strategy>
-(*)Professor HIRAI Yasuyuki
E-mail of Professors(@design.)-Prof. HIRAI : hirai@