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International Logistics Programs in Breda, Holland

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Founded in 1966 and further established in 1987 after the merger of Dutch Scientific Institute for Tourism (NWIT) and Traffic Academy Tilburg (VAT), NHTV Breda is an international higher education institution with about 7,700 students from over 60 countries. The university is located in Breda which is about 100 km from Amsterdam and Brussels.

NHTV Breda Academy for Urban Development, Logistics & Mobility offers transportation and logistics programs in English. The academy is located in Claudius Prinsenlaan 12. NHTV Breda participated in the Erasmus program though Erasmus Student Network Breda (ESN Breda). Each year around 200 international exchange students from around the world choose to study at NHTV.

NHTV students are assigned two 14-week work placement during their 3rd year and a research project of 17 weeks duration during the final year of their bachelors degree program. NHTV Breda has been placed 2nd according to the league table of Dutch universities of applied sciences of medium size. The following programs are taught in English.

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Academic Programs

Bachelors Degree Programs


  • Bachelor of Logistics - International Logistics Management (3 or 4 years): You will be trained to be a logistics manager in 3 or 4 years. This bachelor’s program focuses on financial-economic aspects and marketing of logistics processes. Upon completion of this program, you will be an expert in linking logistics processes, flows of goods and communication. You are likely to start in a junior or assistant position and can work your way up to a management position. You can start your career, for example as a logistics analyst, planner, ICT consultant, purchase manager, supply chain manager or project manager.  In the third year you carry out two work placements, both for three months at, for example, a production company or wholesale companies
  • Bachelor of Logistics - International Logistics Engineering (3 or 4 years): This program focuses on competency-based learning. This means you will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitude required in your future career. Collaboration, communication and organizational skills are key ingredients, which is why you will often work on real-life projects together with fellow students. More specifically, one of the projects will teach you how to organize a production plant as well as everything related to delivering goods to customers. In the third year all students perform two placements, both for three months. These placements allow you to put the gained knowledge into practice during your research.

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