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HAS University of Applied Sciences complies with the Code of Conduct International Student in Dutch Higher Education.
By signing this Code of Conduct, we guarantee the quality of our programmes, student recruitment, selection and counseling procedures. Only institutions that have signed the Code of Conduct can apply for a residence permit on behalf of non-nationals of the EU/ EEA or Switzerland. This Code of Conduct is a joint initiative of the Dutch institutions.

Clear information

The Code of Conduct requires educational institutions to provide easily accessible information to international students about their study programmes, the services offered, costs of study and living, accreditation status as well as the admission requirements. 

The information provided by the educational institutions to international students on the basis of the Code of Conduct must be in English, in the language used in the study programme, or in the native language of the international student. 


According to the Code of Conduct HAS University of Applied Sciences must make clear to you as an international student what services we provide to international students, such as assistance in obtaining a visa and a residence permit, housing, introduction sessions and student counselling. In our information material, we must specify clearly what services we offer and the costs involved. 

More information

Read the full version of the Code of Conduct. 

Filing a complaint

When you believe that HAS University of Applied Sciences does not act in accordance with the Code of Conduct, you can file a complaint with the National Commission.

You also have the possibility to submit a complaint to HAS University of Applied Sciences directly. Download our Complaints & Disputes Committee Regulations below.