Ranking - rankings of universities of applied sciences
Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) are not included in worldwide university rankings, which are largely based on research journal publications. The Netherlands has a binary higher education system, and unlike, for instance, the UK, it differentiates between ‘pure research’ universities, and ‘applied science’ universities, such as Wittenborg. Although UAS institutes often carry out research, this is not on the scale or focus that research universities do - hence the exclusion from world rankings.
Accreditation - Our MBA and BBA Programmes are Double Accredited by NOVA and FIBAA
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is appointed by the Dutch government and meets all required regulations. All degrees and programmes are internationally recognised and accredited in Europe. Programmes have been developed in consultation with, and have the support of business and industry.
- Master of Science Programmes are accredited by the University of Brighton (under QAA, UK).
- Bachelor of Business Administration Programmes are accredited by the Netherlands Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) and the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA - a German, Austrian, Swiss accrediting body).
- Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Business Administration is accredited by FIBAA.
- Master of Business Administration programmes are accredited by NVAO and FIBAA.
"Our unique learning environment provides students a learning experience that goes beyond the traditional values of a business school. When you join Wittenborg you are admitted to a family of entrepreneurs that sees good business practice as an art, something to be nurtured. Join Wittenborg and you enter a world in which you can develop, and build on your leadership decision-making skills."