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[Netherlands] NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, School of Communication and Multimedia Design Department

Exchange Agreement signed in 2012
Partner Affiliation: Department of Communication & Multimedia Design 

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is a higher education institution located in the city of Leeuwarden in the north of the Netherlands. In 2018, the NHL University of Applied Sciences and Stenden University merged to become the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences. The educational style is project-based learning in teams, conducted in a way similar to real practice situation, in collaboration with companies, etc. In 2010, the university also conducted an international collaboration project with the School of Medicine and the School of Design at Kyushu University. Though previous exchanges with the School of Design have focused on interaction design, game design, animation and art, it is also possible to study abroad in the fields of advertising, graphic design and music. 

Updated October 2020 

Name of University and DepartmentDepartment of Communication &Multimedia Design, NHL University of Applied Sciences
Department Available for Student ExchangeDEPARTMENT OFCOMMUNICATION & MULTIMEDIADESIGN
Exchange ProgramsMultiple
Semester/Academic Calendar
Fall semester
Arrival date : 24 August, 2020- 31 August, 2020 – 29 January, 2021
Note: Information for the 2021-2022 academic year will be published when it`s available.
Nomination(Deadline)Required
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
15 May
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
15 April
Semester/Academic Calendar
Spring semester
-Arrival date : 24 August, 2020- 31 August, 2020 – 29 January, 2021
Note: Information for the 2021-2022academic year will be published when it’s available.
Nomination(Deadline)Required
Application Deadline
for Host University(Partner University)
15 October
Application Deadline
at Home University(School of Design, Kyushu University)
15 April
Application ProcedureApply via email to ProfessorMatsuguma.(kuma@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp)
Language Proficiency(English)A good level of English is required, comparable with a minimum of a levelB2, described in the CEFR or IELTS band6.0.
RemarksOn-campus applications accepted only once a year.
Number of Exchange Students5
Department and Professors in Charge(Professors with “(*)” is primary in charge)<Department of Content and Creative Design>
-(*)Professor MATSUGUMA Hiroyuki
– Professor USHIAMA Taketoshi

<Department of Design>
(*)Professor HIRAI Yasuyuki
E-mail of Professors(@design.)-Prof. MATSUGUMA :kuma@
-Prof. USHIAMA :ushiama@
-Prof. HIRAI : hirai@