Communication & Creative Business

The Communication (CO) & Creative Business (CB) programmes offers students the chance to improve their communication skills, learn about trends in the media world and how to be a content creator within an inspiring environment. Our department offers English taught minors.

Fall Semester / 1st Semester:

Mini minor modules (15 ECTS)*:

  • Impact Storytelling (minor module 15 ECTS). Offered in block 2 (Nov - Feb) and block 3 (Feb - April).
    It's possible to combine this minor module with Connecting the dots: International, Digital & Sustainability (minor module 15 ECTS). Offered in block 1 (Sept - Nov) and block 4 (April - June).
    * The two minor modules of 15 ECTS are offered over 10 weeks. They can be followed as a single module of 15 ECTS or combined in case a student requires a full minor programme of 30 ECTS.

Spring Semester / 2nd Semester:

Mini minor modules (15 ECTS)*:

  • Impact Storytelling (minor module 15 ECTS). Offered in block 2 (Nov - Feb) and block 3 (Feb - April).
    It's possible to combine this minor module with Connecting the dots: International, Digital & Sustainability (minor module 15 ECTS). Offered in block 1 (Sept - Nov) and block 4 (April - June).
    * The two minor modules of 15 ECTS are offered over 10 weeks. They can be followed as a single module of 15 ECTS or combined in case a student requires a full minor programme of 30 ECTS.

Each minor of 30 ECTS is a fixed one-semester study programme (5 months = 30 ECTS).

Nomination via email to international-co-cb@hva.nl
Nomination deadline: 1 October 2022 for the spring semester

After nomination by your home university, you will receive a link to apply in our online application system.
You will have to submit the following documents there:

  1. Letter of motivation in English
  2. A clear copy of your valid passport or ID
  3. IELTS 6.0, TOEFL iBT 80 test report or equivalent (If English is not your first language)
  4. Transcript of records of your home institute in English
  5. CV in English

Application deadline: 15 October 2022 for the spring semester

Information Sheet for Student Exchanges CO+CB 2021-2022

Students who are not studying at a partner university can apply as 'Free-mover' .

We have an exchange agreement with the following partner institutions:

Australia

  • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne
  • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Belgium​

  • Artevelde Hogeschool, Gent
  • Artesis Plantijn, Antwerpen

Canada

  • Ryerson University, Toronto

Denmark

  • Business Academy Aarhus, Aarhus
  • Danish school of Media and Journalism, Copenhagen

Germany

  • Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart​

France

  • Université Paris Descartes Paris
  • ISCOM, Paris

Great Britain

  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • University for the Creative Arts, Kent
  • Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
  • Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Hungary

  • International Business School, Budapest

Norway

  • Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo

Austria

  • Fachhochschule Wien University of Applied Sciences, Vienna

South Korea

  • Hanyang University, Seoul

Spain

  • San Pablo University, Madrid
  • University of the Basque Country, ​Bilbao​​​

Turkey

  • Bilgi University, Istanbul

Sweden

  • Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall

USA

  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA
  • Syracuse University, USA
  • California State University, Chico, USA
  • California State University, Sacramento, USA

If you wish to come to the Netherlands to study at the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, you need to check if you need a visa or residence permit. More information about visa procedures can be found on the immigration page.

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) assists international students in finding accommodation in Amsterdam. More details can be found on the housing webpage.

More information about the Communication and Creative Business programme:

Ms. Kim Voogdt, Lotte Wijers and Anke Tervoort, international coordinators,

  • telephone: 31 (0)6 - 21155189
  • e-mail: international-co-cb@hva.nl

Or visit the webpages of the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries.

Some other programmes our faculty offers

Summer school

Are you looking for a challenge this summer? Join us in Amsterdam for one of our exciting summer programmes. Registration is now open! Go to amsterdamuas.com/summerschool for more information.

Published by  Communication 28 April 2022