Zuyd University in Sittard is a fully accredited institute of Applied Sciences that provides professional education. The school offers a wide variety of degree programs in fields such as: Accountancy, Economics, Information Management and Social Work. Zuyd University has strong ties with the international business community. Its programs are also offered campuses in Heerlen and Maastricht.
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences has strong ties with the business sector. Over the years it has engaged in strategic alliances with business in Belgium and Germany. It has developed Centers of Expertise, which provide a place for Zuyd University and businesses and organizations to meet. It has realized the following six Centers of Expertise: Creative City, Built Environment, ICT, Entrepreneurship, Quality of Life, Technology & Design.
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences’ strategic location in Europe (on the border with Belgium and Germany) offers unique opportunities for students and businesses. Big cities like Aachen, Cologne, Brussels and Antwerp can all be reached within an hour. This facilitates getting an international internship at one of the numerous international businesses or doing an exchange program at one of its partner universities in the region.