Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen (HAN University of Applied Sciences)

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.25 Fte (25)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen (HAN University of Applied Sciences)   (HAN)

    EU Transparency Register

    07558879697-95 First registered on 26 Sep 2012

    Goals / Remit

    HAN is considered the top academic institution in the region by companies, institutions and individuals alike. It offers its students and employees an attractive and professional environment in which to study and work. The organisation places great emphasis on development, entrepreneurship and innovation.

    HAN's Mission
    HAN University of Applied Sciences offers students high quality education set in an inspiring, entrepreneurial and innovative environment. Our courses are designed to meet individual needs and learning styles.

    Young HAN graduates are well positioned for starting their careers. Similarly, experienced professionals are challenged to further develop their expertise and gain new experiences. We aim to provide education of an outstanding quality that is highly practical and relevant to the field.

    We work hard to bring out the best in our students by combining high quality education with continual supervision and support from experienced teachers.

    Core values of the organisation
    HAN University of Applied Sciences holds paramount its responsibility to contribute to the development of society. As such, HAN is strongly committed to the promotion and sharing of knowledge and skills, and to making these available to a wider audience.

    We achieve this by:

    -Providing superior quality education while adhering to a code of conscientious and responsible professional practice
    -Striving towards sustainability in all that we undertake
    -Ensuring that our employees act with personal integrity and social responsibility
    -Embodying our core values of involvement, responsibility, ownership and professional identity
    -Working on the basis of honesty, trust and clear, concise agreements

    Main EU files targeted

    Education, research and innovation priorities for the coming years. Solutions for the Societal Challenges.

    Focus on Smart Regions, Health, Sustainable Energy and Environment. Also topics as AI, Social Work, Educational Research, Automotive, Mobility solutions, Transport, Digitalisation, Biodiscovery, Circular Economy, World Class Performance, Enginering, Personal medicine and e-health solutions.


    Head Office
    Ruitenberglaan, 31
    Arnhem 6826 CC
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Ivo Schrijer (Policy Advisor)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Kees Boele (President)

  • Categories


    IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions


    Academic institutions

  • Networking


    The Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences [Vereniging Hogescholen] brings together all government-funded Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands (list). 39 Universities of Applied Sciences are affiliated to the Association. Together they have over 38,000 employees and over 400,000 students. The Vereniging Hogescholen focuses on strengthening the social position of Universities of Applied Sciences. To this end it maintains contacts with a broad range of people and organisations. For contacts both inside and outside the association, the VH is the knowledge centre for applied sciences. The social position of the Universities of Applied Sciences is strengthened through the transferral of knowledge about higher education and by providing information. For the Universities of Applied Sciences the Vereniging Hogescholen (VH) is an excellent platform for collaboration. The VH functions also as an employers' organisation on their behalf.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    Our anual report: https://www.han.nl/start/corporate/over-de-han/jaarverslag-en-verantwoording/_attachments/han_jaarrekening_2018.pdf

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    HAN University of Applied Sciences has 4 faculties which are divided over the campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen. Each faculty consists of a number of institutes, each with its own focus and spearheads with respect to internationalisation. On this page you can find an overview of HAN’s faculties and institutes.

    Arnhem Business School
    This internationally renowned faculty offers a variety of courses in business, economics, communication, finance, logistics, human resources and law. Internationalisation is a key factor in the shaping of young professionals and this is reflected in the faculty’s global network of partner organisations, universities, research centers and joint projects.

    Institute of Business and Communication Studies

    HAN Faculty of Engineering
    HAN Automotive Institute

    HAN Faculty of Health and Social Studies
    The faculty offers a variety of courses in Health, Nursing, Social Studies, and Sport and Exercise Studies. Its research centres conduct practice-oriented research and the associated VDO Education and Consulting Centre delivers higher vocational level courses and training for professionals and organisations.

    Institute of Health Studies
    Institute of Nursing
    Institute of Social Studies
    Institute of Sports and Exercise Studies
    HAN Masters Programmes
    Developments in the workplace and in industry have made professional practice increasingly complex. This means there is a need for highly educated professionals. The HAN Masters courses have a strong practical focus. They prepare those with a relevant prior degree for a leadership role.

    HAN Master Programmes

  • Meetings


    None declared

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