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Is Venlo the city you want to study in? It's nice to know what this city has to offer. Find out more about living and studying in Venlo and what study programmes can be found here.

At Fontys in Venlo we prepare you for the work field from the first week of your studies. You will work on projects in cooperation with businesses, you will learn to network and you will be trained in applying for jobs.

Even though Fontys is one of the largest educational institutions of the Netherlands, our university is organised to provide education in small classes. The classes consist of around 30 students.

Walking through the buildings you will hear many different languages. There are over 50 nationalities studying and working at Fontys in Venlo, therefore you will have the opportunity to learn about and from other cultures and to learn new languages.

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Study programmes in Venlo

At Fontys in Venlo we offer you Bachelor's and Master's study programmes in the field of Business, Logistics, IT, Design and Engineering. Our campus is well-known for being small-scale and personal. Yet we still have over 50 nationalities studying at our campus, providing you the opportunity to live and learn in an international teaching environment.

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Why Venlo?

  • 3.500 students are currently studying in Venlo, which makes us a small-scale and personal campus;
  • Every student is assigned to a personal study coach;
  • There are many different nationalities studying in Venlo, with the opportunity to collect even more international experience during your studies;
  • Our practical approach supports networking with companies in the region;
  • Studying in Venlo means living in a mid-sized and cosy city.

Research and companies

Fontys Venlo has a large network. We cooperate with universities and companies all around the globe. Many of our students are going abroad for an exchange semester at a partner university. Furthermore, they conduct research and work on a wide range of business problems for companies in internships and single projects.

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Sports in Venlo

As a Fontys student, you can buy cheap sports season tickets at Student Sports Venlo.

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Take a 360º tour of Fontys Venlo

Check out our campus, hybrid learning environment, student accommodation and of course Venlo city centre in the comfort of your own home. Navigate through the buildings and streets and watch videos of the different study programmes to learn more about us. Have fun touring!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Venlo is a student city. Although not as well known as big student cities like Amsterdam or Groningen, Venlo has a vibrant student community. The city has several universities and attracts a large number of students every year. The city offers various facilities and activities aimed specifically at students, such as student associations, sports clubs and entertainment venues. Moreover, there are also regular events and festivals that enrich student life in Venlo.

Yes, Venlo is definitely a nice city. It has a lovely historic centre with beautiful buildings, such as the St Martin's Basilica and the town hall. Venlo also has green parks and gardens, such as the lovely Julianapark, where you can relax and enjoy nature. Overall, Venlo combines historical architecture, natural beauty and a lively atmosphere, which makes the city attractive.

The cost of a student room in Venlo averages between €300 and €600 per month.

The total number of students in Venlo is estimated at 4,000.