Tio University of Applied Sciences

Tio’s recognized bachelor courses will prepare you for a career in business, e-commerce, event management and the hotel and tourism industry.

Tio offers high quality education based on an unique concept: education in a small-scale environment, with personal attention.

Tio on top

Tio is one of the most prestigious universities of applied sciences in The Netherlands. Satisfied students and quality are the key. Tio has been pronounced Best University of Applied Sciences (small size) by the Higher Education Guide 2016. In addition, Tio is home to the best hotel school, best tourism bachelor course and the best business bachelor course.

All bachelor courses at Tio received a NVAO re-accreditation according to the new criteria. The NVAO is an independent accreditation organisation tasked with providing an expert and objective assessment of the quality of higher education.

Small-scale and personal

As a private educational institution, Tio is able to invest more in the quality of education than government-funded educational institutions. When weighted in the 2015- 2016 academic year, the average number of students, was 11 per classroom. This results in lecturers being able to give you a great deal of personal attention.

Accelerated learning

Tio’s personal approach facilitates accelerated learning. The study programme is intense and contains many contact hours. This allows you to obtain a bachelor’s degree in just three years.

Private education

Tio is a private educational institution and is therefore able to offer small-scale and high-quality education with challenging curricula and appealing projects. Making it a great place for Dutch and international students to study.

A career in the world’s largest industries

Opting for Tio is a choice for a career in the world’s largest industries. Tio graduates are very welcome in many sectors due to their understanding of how to provide a high level of service, their excellent communicational skills and their hands-on mentality. Approximately half of the graduates now hold positions in a sector outside the main focus of the Tio study course.

Locations

Tio University of Applied Sciences is a national organisation spread out over five locations. This gives you the benefits of a small scale and personal approach as well as the solid foundation a national organisation provides. The locations are all easily accessible by public transportation. Regardless of which city you choose, the nearest train station will never be more than a ten minute walk.

All bachelor studies

Tio University has three bachelor courses: 

Important to know is that the English courses take place at the Tio locations in Amsterdam and Utrecht. The other locations (Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Hengelo) only provide Dutch courses.

  • Course and Career Counselling services
  • Special enrolment and orientation
  • International student clubs and associations
  • Social Activities
  • Special English language

Tio offers scholarships to foreign students from the European Union (EU /EEA) and to non-European students for its English bachelor courses. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year.

Tio Super Talent Scholarship

The amount of this scholarship is € 8,150 per full degree student. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. It is possible to apply for this scholarship every year. You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You must have outstanding study results.
  • You must have an IELTS Academic score of 7.0 or higher, TOEFL iBT score of 100 or higher, Cambridge exam of CAE-A or higher or CEFR C1 level or higher. 

Tio Talent Scholarship

The amount of this scholarship is € 4,075 per full degree student. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. It is possible to apply for this scholarship every year. You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You must have above average study results.
  • You must have an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 or higher, TOEFL iBT score of 90 or higher, Cambridge exam of CAE-B or higher or CEFR C1 level or higher.

How to apply for the scholarships

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, you need to provide Tio with the following information:

  • Send your letter of motivation and curriculum vitae in English to internationaloffice@tio.nl.
  • Attach a letter of recommendation in English from your former (secondary) school.
  • Attach a legalised copy of all Higher Education qualifications translated into English.
  • Attach a legalised copy of recent mark/grade lists translated into English.
  • Attach a legalised copy of your English language proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL).

Within two weeks of your scholarship application, you will be informed whether or not the scholarship can be awarded. When awarded, the scholarship is paid out as a discount on your tuition fee. Dutch students with a Dutch nationality cannot apply.

Tio collaborates with various partner universities across the world. During the minor, bachelor students can study at one of the partner universities without a study delay. An exception is the three-year course, during which your studies will be delayed by one to four months dependent on the university selected. Tio has selected the partner universities with care and only selecterd universities, like Tio, with an added value.

Learning how to singlehandedly resolve problems, meet new people and improve your language skills are the reasons why Tio gives you plenty of space for personal and intellectual growth and international development.

  • Year institution founded: 1969
  • Total enrolled: 1500
  • Number of Full-time students: 1500

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From Spain to a lot of rain: 'Totally worth it!'

Testimonial from From Spain to a lot of rain: 'Totally worth it!', student at Tio University of Applied Sciences

Sandra Mariscal Toro is from Spain. During her time in the Netherlands and studying at Tio, Sandra was able to learn a lot of new things: “I improved my English and also learned a lot of new things about tourism. The classes are very practical and the teachers are excellent."The biggest difference between Spain and the Netherlands? Sandra: “The weather definitely. In Spain the weather is much better.” It didn’t stop Sandra and when asked if she would she recommend this to anyone she replied with a resounding: “YES!” 

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'Personal and practical'

Testimonial from 'Personal and practical', student at Tio University of Applied Sciences

The German Layla about Tio: “The bachelor course at Tio is not more difficult, but it has been more challenging and time-consuming so far. I really like the personal atmosphere here. At Tio I get a lot of practical experiences because of all the projects and assignments. Also all the presentations are a good exercise and good for your self-confidence.”

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'I would definitely recommend Tio to other students'

Testimonial from 'I would definitely recommend Tio to other students', student at Tio University of Applied Sciences

Daniel dreams of owning his own hotel one day in either Las Vegas or New York. “I’m really learning a lot from the hospitality lectures and classes at Tio. Especially the subject Rooms Division has given me some great skills and tools which I’m sure I can utilize in the future.” He would definitely recommend Tio to students at his home university and especially to the ones interested in hospitality.

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