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  • Locations: Breda, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: UCF applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Courses Offered
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 05/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/28/2020 06/14/2020
NOTE: **Estimated Start and End Date

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Hospitality Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Visa Required: Yes
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 12 Academic Level: Undergraduate
Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Program Description:
Netherlands Breda

Program Description:

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) exchange program with Breda University of Applied Sciences (NHTV) in the Netherlands is an English-taught program that prepares the student for a career in the hospitality industry. NHTV was founded in 1966 as an institute offering management programs in tourism and leisure and in this field, it is the largest and leading education institution in the world. NHTV has an enrollment of more than 7,000 students from over 50 countries. View Breda's promotional video for more details!
Breda is situated in the south of the Netherlands, only 100 km from both Amsterdam and Brussels. Breda is a historical city with about 180,000 inhabitants, approximately 20,000 of which are students. The focal point of the city center is the Grote Markt, with many pubs and cafes. The city center also includes many historic buildings and museums.

Minimum Requirements:
  • GPA: 3.0 Cumulative
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange Must be a junior or senior at the time of exchange
  • Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad
Program Contact:

Fazal Jameer, Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Application Process:

You can apply online for this program. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

In addition, the application process also requires that you submit the following items to Joshua Johnson, RCH 201C:
  • Resume
  • Academic reference from instructor familiar with you (which may be from a supervisor if appropriate) and who can explain why you are a good candidate for this program.
Selected participants must meet with the Program Coordinator to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Course work completed through the program may count as 12 semester hours of restricted elective or general elective course work.

All applications will be reviewed by the Rosen College International Committee and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.

Additional Information:

NHTV University Website
NHTV Video: Why Study at NHTV?
Reasons to study at NHTV University
NHTV University Exchange Student Website
City of Breda Informational Video
IIE: A Student Guide to Study Abroad
NHTV on Facebook
YouTube Channel