Facts & Numbers at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is not just timetables, lessons and exams – it is a community of people working together with the same aims and ambitions. This community includes students, graduates, teachers and guest lecturers. It includes support staff, a housing team, an immigration team, a student union, and a medical consultancy. The school has an association of guest lecturers and advisors from business and industry, and it maintains an active list of partners in business and education, at home and abroad.

“At Wittenborg, we are convinced that creating a committed community of all involved is ‘getting it right’. We aim to do what we say, and say what we do. - Welcome to Wittenborg.”

Wittenborg ...

  • … was founded in 1987
  • … is a University of Applied Sciences
  • … is appointed and recognised by the Netherlands government
  • … is headquartered in the Dutch city of Apeldoorn
  • … has a campus for entrepreneurship studies and MBA in Amsterdam
  • ... its bachelors' in Business Administration (BBA) programmes are accredited by the Netherlands Accreditation Organisation (NVAO), and by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA - a German, Austrian, Swiss Accrediting body)
  • ... its Masters of Business Management programme (MBM), with 8 specialisations, is accredited as a Master of Science (MSc) by NVAO
  • … its MBA programme, with 9 specialisations, is accredited by NVAO and FIBAA
  • … its English language business programmes started in 2002
  • … has around 1000 registered students per academic year
  • … students represent more than 100 countries
  • … teachers and staff represent more than 40 countries
  • … has more than 90 lecturers,
    • 44% are PhD Qualified
    • 47% are Master Qualified
    • 25% are Scholarly Academics (Research Active)
    • 22% are Practice Academics (Industry Professionals)
    • 45% are Instructional Practitioners (Teaching Professionals)
  • … has more than 50 associate lecturers and guest lecturers
  • … has a permanent support staff of around 60

Wittenborg is a so-called 'Boutique University' small, compact, and offers great value in its programmes and student/staff ratio.

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