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VHL is a university of applied sciences. We train high-quality, ambitious and innovative professionals who contribute to a more sustainable world. The curricula of VHL University of Applied Sciences focus on the domains Delta Areas and Resources - Food and Dairy - Animal and Business.


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Animal Management at Congrestival Haren

This Side of Paradise

26-08-2015 • Congrestival (congress festival) ‘This Side of Paradise’ is an event on flora and fauna for the more serious amateur observer. Students and graduates of the bachelor programme for Animal Management of VHL will be attending the congrestival with a stall, lectures and a workshop.  read more

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Professor Bee Health appointed at VHL

Bee on Honeycomb

25-08-2015 • As of September 15th Karin Steijven will be appointed as professor of Bee Health at VHL University of Applied Sciences. This fall, Karin Steijven will obtain her doctorate at the University of Würzburg, Germany, with a thesis on ‘The effects of genetically modified crops on bees’.  read more

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Sustainable development at Heineken

The programme IBMS with the specialisation International Sustainability Management has definitely been the right choice for Feym Akdas and opened many doors for him. He got the chance to write his thesis and do his internship at Heineken.  read more

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Special soup for children

Jelmer Stoffelsma is a third year student Food Technology at VHL in Leeuwarden. In the module Food Product Development he was part of a project team concerned with the development of a soup especially for children.  read more

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