CAH Dronten University of Applied Sciences offers English taught bachelor and master programs in Agriculture, Food, Horticulture, Agribusiness and Animal Science. CAH Dronten trains students to become professionals in their field of expertise. In its curriculum there is a strong focus on entrepreneurship through internships and close cooperation with the public sector.
More than 1.500 CAH students start preparing for their professional careers each year. An increasing number of international students are making CAH their home base. Around 150 international students participate in the English-language degree courses, offered in close co-operation with business, universities and research institutes worldwide.
Programs at CAH University are varied, with participating students from countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa. Bachelor courses combine both theoretical and practical training. To prepare students for their future career, a full-time traineeship in a middle management job is part of every course. During this internship students will exercise scientific and academic expertise in researching, writing and defending a bachelor thesis that is relevant to the sector.
CAH University provides opportunities for students to run an enterprise in their field of education. This enables students to run their own business in agricultural and farm management. CAH provides a University Farm, which is a state-of-the-art agricultural production unit that also contains dairy and arable sections, which are managed on a commercial basis. A greenhouse is located on campus where students in horticulture run their own enterprise. The students are responsible for the complete process from selection of the products they want to grow to marketing of the products.