Hogeschool Viaa

country rank  47
world rank  7517

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, Hogeschool Viaa (Viaa Christian University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Zwolle (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Overijssel. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders), Hogeschool Viaa (Viaa) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Hogeschool Viaa (Viaa) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Viaa Christian University of Applied Sciences
Acronym Viaa
Founded 1987 Origins date back to 1950
Motto Als je gelooft in je werk!
When you believe in your work!
Colours Purple and orange

University Location

Address Assendorperdijk 11
Zwolle (population range: 50,000-249,999)
8012 EG Overijssel
T +31 (38) 425 55 42
F +31 (38) 423 07 85

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Postbus 10030
Zwolle 8000 GA
+31 (38) 425 5542

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hogeschool Viaa's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020