Hanze University of Applied Sciences


Location and Demographics

SUNY Oneonta offers an exchange program at Hanze University of Applied Sciences (HUAS) in the city of Groningen, which is located in the northern region of the Netherlands. Groningen is considered a university city, with over 50,000 students living in a city of approximately 200,000 people. The students contribute to and enjoy the vibrant cultural scene in Groningen.

Academics: Semester and Academic Year

Exchange students at HUAS can choose from programs in a number of different subject areas, including, but not limited to, Business, Art, and Communication. Several programs offer coursework taught in English.
For detailed information about each of the programs offered at HUAS, visit the HUAS website

Academics: Summer Program

HUAS offers a 3-week “Doing Business in Europe” program through which students can earn up to 6 U.S. credits. The program is open to students of all majors, but is ideal for Business students.

The Doing Business in Europe program gives students the change to visit large multinational companies, and consists of lectures from international guest speakers, workshops and more.  Cultural activities are also included in the program, as are trips to Amsterdam and Germany for business excursions.

The Summer School program coursework has two different tracks that students may choose from:

Track #1: Marketing/Market Entry

The strands within this track include:
• Marketing and Market Entry
• The Eurozone
• Intercultural Management

Marketing and Market Entry Track Syllabus

Track #2: International Communication

The strands within this track include:
• Intercultural Competence and Communication
• The Eurozone
• Intercultural Management

International Communication Track Syllabus

For more information about the Doing Business in Europe program, visit the program website and review the program brochure.


HUAS has a Housing Office that assists international students in finding housing among its 10 international student houses and 1200 furnished rooms.
More information about the student housing is available on the HUAS website

Application & Deadline

Applications should be directed to the SUNY Oneonta Office of International Education only. A completed SUNY Overseas Application is due to the OIE by April 15 for Fall or Academic Year study, March 1 for Summer study, and October 1 for Spring study.
Download the Overseas Academic Programs Application .     


Semester Cost Sheet
Summer Cost Sheet



Open to all SUNY students. Minimum 2.5 GPA and sophomore status or above required.



Contact Us

OIE Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Mailing Address: Office of International Education SUNY College at Oneonta 111 Schumacher Hall Oneonta, NY 13820
USA Tel: 607-436-3369 Fax: 607-436-2475

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Prospective Students

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The campus is surrounded by 360 degree mountain views and is close to the Catskill Mountains. Upstate NewYork is a four-season state with mild summers, cool nights, and beautiful spring foliage. Fall is colorful and winters offer plenty of snow, ideal for snowboarding and skiing. The campus is 4.5 hours to New York City (NYC) by bus and 1 hour from Albany, the capital of New York and a major shopping area.
Oneonta has a progressive, local and interstate bus system running 7 days per week with routine stops on campus. DowntownOneonta is walking distance from SUNY and has local shopping, unique gift shops, restaurants, farmer’s markets, and entertainment in this historic city. A nearby shopping mall is a short distance to the campus by bus.
The Albany International Airport is just over 1 hour away—The OIE office provides free airport pickup for new student arrivals. JFK International Airport is also within reach and has an Airtrack/railway/bus system direct to Oneonta.

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How to Apply

Starting Your Overseas Journey: Step-by-Step
Whether you choose one of SUNY Oneonta’s exchange programs or you find a venue among SUNY’s 500 programs, you’re sure to find a destination that meets your goals and objectives for studying abroad.
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