Acces to talent

Companies in Den Bosch benefit from the large institutes for intermediate and higher professional education located in the city. After graduation from these educational institutes, many young professionals settle in and around 's‑Hertogenbosch. The educational institutes in Den Bosch clearly stand out for their quality and specialised curriculum. For instance the AVANS University of Applied Science has a proven track record in the field of ICT, whereas the HAS University of Applied Sciences specializes in Agrifood. Since 2016, Den Bosch is home to the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science. This institute JADS provides a number of innovative Data Science programs at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level.

Social entrepreneurship

The municipality’s employment and development company Weener XL arranges jobs for people who are remote from the labour market. Training and retraining is part of this programme. We would be happy to tell you more about the subsidy possibilities for you as an employer in this respect.

Facts about talent in Den Bosch

30,000 UAS and VET students study in Den Bosch. In addition, we have access to an additional 45,000 university students within a 30 minute travel distance.

In 2016 the Avans institution was rated best university of applied science in The Netherlands. Out of the 54 programs at Avans, 13 of performed best in their field of expertise.

The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science in Mariënburg is the first that focuses exclusively on data and entrepreneurship. The qualities of the University of Technology Eindhoven en Tilburg University are combined in one master track.