Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
About the university
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences in Apeldoorn is a young, innovative, and fully approved business school. Wittenborg University was founded in 1987. With over a thousand students and faculty members from over a hundred different countries, this private university of applied sciences and business school in the Netherlands boasts the distinction of being the most cosmopolitan in the country. The Amsterdam campus is an active part of the institution and features a curriculum that emphasizes entrepreneurship.
Wittenborg’s Mission & Vision
The long-term goal of Wittenborg University is to be recognized globally as a leading university of applied sciences known for its international, innovative approach to teaching, research, and service to the (business) community. According to Wittenborg, "Better Yourself, Better Our World" should be everyone's guiding principle.
By providing an environment where internationalization, diversity, and ethics provide the foundation for effective applied, research-informed, global learning, Wittenborg's mission is to make a positive social impact in Apeldoorn and the surrounding region.
Wittenborg’s Values: Internationalisation, Diversity, and Ethics
Wittenborg's mission is to produce graduates who are innovative and creative in the business and entrepreneurial sectors around the world through its focus on internationalization, diversity, and ethics. These graduates will work for or start their own companies and organizations, bringing with them a global perspective and an appreciation for other cultures. Wittenborg regards openness to the world as a fundamental principle.
WUAS is committed to remaining autonomous while also being one of the most internationally and culturally diverse universities in the Netherlands. The institution actively works to ensure that all of its students and employees are treated with respect and dignity, regardless of their cultural background, gender, or physical ability. Students and faculty at WUAS are encouraged to treat one another with dignity and fairness. Diversity is highly valued at Wittenborg.
Wittenborg's slogan encapsulates the institution's aspiration to be a model of ethical decision-making in higher education. Wittenborg's slogan encapsulates the institution's aspiration to be a model of ethical decision-making in higher education. Better Yourself - Better Our World is our unifying rallying cry as we work toward a world where everyone benefits from the improvements we make today. Wittenborg places a premium on morality.
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is based in Apeldoorn and Amsterdam.
- Wittenborg has over 1200 students from over 100 nationalities in Apeldoorn, and because of its international character, it takes pride in offering all its students quality student housing in its own campus accommodation in the town center and in own-managed student apartments close to the university.
- Business, tourism, and culture surround the Amsterdam Campus. The 100+ Wittenborg business and entrepreneurship students commonly live in Amsterdam and combine their studies with business start-ups. The study is in a modern business building near Schiphol Airport and public transportation.