Inholland University of Applied Sciences is a university of applied sciences with its campuses located in 8 different cities placed throughout the western Netherlands with an education campus in every main city of the Randstad – the country's economic, political and cultural hub. With over 37,000 students from more than 100 countries, the university follows the applied sciences mode of education.
There are two sorts of universities in Dutch higher education: research universities and universities of applied sciences. Research universities are essentially accountable for offering research-oriented programs, while universities of applied sciences offer courses that focus on the practical application of arts and sciences with the main focus on real-life practice and career preparation.
Between 2007 and 2010, the chairman of the Executive Board was Geert Dales. In the period 2010 to December 2014, the position was filled by Doekle Terpstra. He was succeeded on 1 December 2014 by Jet de Ranitz.
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