The name Fontys was given to this University of Applied Sciences in September 1996. The name derives from the Latin word ‘fons’ which means ‘source’, a source of knowledge for students.

With over 43.998 students and 119 nationalities, Fontys is one of the Netherlands’ largest higher education institutions. The university offers 105 bachelor’s programmes, 22 English, and 12 master’s programmes, of which 10 in English. Its programmes covers a wide range of fields, such as ICT, Engineering, Fine and Performance Arts, Marketing, Business, etc. It also has a strong emphasis on practical hands-on learning. The curriculum is designed to apply to real-world situations directly, preparing students for the practical challenges they may encounter in their future careers.

Furthermore, the university collaborates closely with industries and businesses in the region, ensuring that the curriculum is aligned with current industry needs. This integration can lead to valuable opportunities for internships, projects, and networking with professionals in the field. Students also get the opportunity to go abroad for their internship or minor.

In addition to academic knowledge, Fontys focuses on developing soft skills such as teamwork, communication, and leadership. These skills are crucial for success in professional settings.




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Applied Mathematics

Automotive Engineering

Circus and Performance Art

Communication – International Communication Management

Dance – Dance Arts in Context

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Finance & Control – International Finance & Control

ICT: Information & Communication Technology

Industrial Design Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management

Information Technology

International Business

Logistics Engineering

Logistics Management

Marketing Management

Marketing Management – Digital Business Concepts

Mechanical Engineering


Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Music – Music and Performing Arts


Master Applied IT

Master Architecture

Master Choreography

Master Digital Technology Engineering

Master of Business Administration

Master of Music

Master of Science in Business and Management

Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master of Science International Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Master of Science Operations and Supply Chain Management

Master Performing Public Space

Master System Design

Master Urbanism