Applied mechanics

Autumn programme

Windesheim’s Applied Mechanics programme provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to (re)design machinery.

Such knowledge and skills are much sought after in industry.

About the course

You find your passion in designing and developing machines. Furthermore you are keen on analysing (mostly) mechanical problems and finding solutions for them. If that description fits you like a glove, Applied Mechanics is perfect for you.

Career-focuses learning

Applied Mechanics programme provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to (re)design machinery. Such knowledge and skills are much sought after in industry.

Credits back home

As an international exchange student at Windesheim, you get study credits that can count towards the qualification you are studying for back home. So coming to Windesheim doesn’t have to mean extending your studies. You make a ‘learning agreement’ covering your stay. Applied Mechanics starts every year in autumn (September up to January).

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Practice what you learn

Small groups of students actively engage in a real life problem. You will work for one or two days every week at a company, this company provides an engineering assignement. Based on previous knowledge and the courses provided you will be able to come up with proven concepts and practical solutions. 

Academic Calendar

Windesheim's academic year is divided into two semesters. One starts in autumn and the other starts in spring.

Contact

Windesheim has an International Office to help students from other countries. The Office can give you advice about applying for a place at our university and will provide support while you are here. Contact the International Office for help on:

Admission requirements
Visas and residence permits
Accommodation
Student facilities
Living in the Netherlands
Insurance
Working while studying

Also, you can find an online checklist on our website for studying in the Netherlands. Just enter your personal data and you'll receive information about visa, insurance, resident permit and grants.

Finance

Windesheim does not charge fees to students on exchange programmes or to international students doing double degrees. However, if you have to pay fees back home, you’ll probably have to go on paying them while you’re here. And coming to Windesheim may involve some extra costs for you.

Housing

If you come to study at Windesheim, you'll need somewhere to live. Windesheim has several housing facilities for students on the various study programmes.

How to apply

If you want to come to Windesheim as an exchange student, you'll need to complete an application form and send it in. A Learning Agreement and other documents need to be sent along with the form. We'll guide you through each step of our admissions procedure.

Visa

Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to enter the Netherlands and a residence permit to study here for more than three months. If you work while studying, you may need a work permit.

Studying at Windesheim