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Educational institutes

The Hague has nine colleges and universities with a wide range of studies. You will find the educational institutions below. Do you want to see more about the various educational institutions? Check the student vlogs!

Open day

Do you have a study in mind and do you want to see if this choice suits you? Via an (online) open day you can 'meet' a university of applied sciences or university and you can immediately ask your questions. These educational institutions in The Hague organize open days:

The Hague University of Applied Sciences | Inholland University of Applied Scienses The Hague | Hotelschool The Hague | Royal Conservatoire | Royal Academy of Art | Leiden University, Campus The Hague | Delft University of Technology, Campus The Hague

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Address the United Nations general assembly. Start your own company. Or become an aid worker. The philosophy at The Hague University of Applied Sciences is that it’s possible - for everyone - to be what they want to be.

THUAS will help you develop as a global citizen. Strong in your own convictions and ready to face the world.

Become part of the campus community with around 26,000 students from about 150 different countries joined in an innovative environment. Together you will search for new answers to present and future challenges. To help you make a difference in your future career.

So let’s change. You. Us. The world.

> Business & Management | Public Management, Law & Safety | Health, Nutrition & Sports | IT & Design | Technology, Innovation & Society

Inholland University of Applied Sciences The Hague

When you choose Inholland The Hague, you’re choosing a university of applied sciences where your talents will be seen. Here you’ll enjoy a safe learning environment that prepares you for whatever challenges you may face, no matter where the future takes you. There is a wide range of study programmes that allow you to utilise and develop your talents to their fullest potential and enable you to make a difference in the city and in the region, both nationally and internationally.

We know you by name
At our small-scale location on the Theresiastraat, you’re not just a number. Here you’ll be personally recognised, acknowledged and heard. As soon as you walk through the door, you sense the pleasant, personal atmosphere and immediately feel right at home. The students are as diverse and international as the city of The Hague and the region itself. 

> Education | Communication | Creative Business | Welfare | Business and Finance | Law

Hotelschool The Hague

Are you ambitious, passionate, and ready to explore the world? Dreaming of a dynamic international management role? Yes? Then read on.

Founded in 1929 by the hospitality industry, Hotelschool The Hague is one of the world’s oldest and independent hotel schools. With two campuses, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam, we host over 2,850 students and 250 dedicated employees. The school has a strong connection with the industry and a solid international reputation in hospitality management. Hotelschool The Hague has been voted best public hotel school in The Netherlands since 2014 and ranks among the top hospitality management schools worldwide according to QS World University Rankings.

Graduates of Hotelschool The Hague hold management positions in the hospitality industry worldwide. Your future in international hospitality starts here. Visit our website to learn more.  

> Hospitality Management | Leading Hotel Transformation | Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality

International Institute of Social Studies

ISS is the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. ISS is one of the oldest and largest centres for the comparative study and research of social, political and economic development and change. Every year, the ISS is host to hundreds of students, all young and mid-career professionals, participating in its PhD and Masters programmes.

> Development Studies | Public Policy

Royal Conservatoire

Students of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague are studying at the oldest conservatoire in the Netherlands. They are studying at an institute of music and dance where experiment and innovation go hand in hand with tradition and craftsmanship. And in an inspiring environment where they are taught by leading international musicians and dancers. Working together with world renowned artists, ensembles and orchestras.

> Dance | Music | Fine arts

Royal Academy of Art

The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK) educates students to become independent and self-aware artists and designers with investigative mindsets and unique visual and conceptual abilities. They are able to produce authentic and in-depth creative work that advances their chosen disciplines and contributes to the wellbeing of society as a whole.

> Bachelors: ArtScience | Fine Arts | Photography | Graphic Design | Interactive/Media/Design | Interior Architecture and Furniture Design | Textile and Fashion
> Masters: Artistic Research | ArtScience | Non Linear Narrative | Type Media | Master Interior Architecture | Photography and Society | Industrial Design
> PhdArts

Leiden University, Campus The Hague

Leiden University has been based in The Hague for 25 years. The Hague Campus is now a vibrant city campus with four locations within walking distance of each other in the heart of the city. Here, over 7,000 students study on one of our 26 Bachelor's or Master's programmes. Education at The Hague Campus is closely matches the profile of The Hague, international city of peace and justice. 

> International Law, Peace and Security |  Globalization and International Relations | Politics, Public Administration and Public Finance | Urban issues | Health and Care

From 2026, a new location at the Spui in the city centre of The Hague will open. 

Delft University of Technology, Campus The Hague

The TU Delft is the largest technical university in the Netherlands with around 23,500 students and 5,200 employees. TU Delft covers almost the entire spectrum of engineering sciences, spread over 40 departments in 8 faculties, and offers a corresponding variety and a high-quality range of training and unique facilities.

The university's mission is to help solve global problems by educating new generations of responsible engineers and pushing the boundaries of the technical sciences.

> Campus The Hague: Master program MSc Engineering and Policy Analysis