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Fontys Information and Communication Technology: a leading and innovative University of Applied Sciences

Fontys University of Applied Sciences, department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), located in Eindhoven in the South of the Netherlands, is a leading and innovative university offering attractive and fascinating higher education in ICT. Education is offered at three different levels: associate degree, bachelor and master. Over 2,900 students are being educated for a wide variety of professions in today’s ICT- industry. Fontys maintains close co-operation with over 50 ICT-enterprises within the Brainport region, where high tech manufacturers, suppliers, government, municipalities and universities co-operate within a unique high tech ecosystem. Our education is always up-to-date and meets requirements set by the labor market.

A broad orientation, many choices. In offering a wide bachelor programme, named: HBO-ICT, Fontys School of ICT is unique in the field of professional university education in ICT in the Netherlands. This enables us to respond to new developments and challenges in the dynamic world of ICT. Every student determines and chooses his or her own field of expertise, based on personal interests, passions and talents. We teach our students how to develop their competencies and skills to be employable in every possible position in the full professional field of IT, now and in the future. Our didactic approach focuses on the development of skills of the individual student, who learns how to learn and stay employable during his or her entire life cycle as an IT-professional (Life Long Learning). We use modern educational methods, supported by state-of-the-art IT-enabled tooling.

Fontys School of ICT employs 260 persons in total. Furthermore, we have a staff of employees active in the fields of quality assurance, educational science, marketing and communications, control, curriculum and housing.
Besides this, we offer customized in-company training and applied research capacity for businesses. Also, we host a number of lecturers, ranging from Embedded Systems, Open Educational Resources, Serious Game Design, Software Quality and Testing, Media, Interaction and Narration. Final point to mention:we have expertise centers in the fields of Big Data and Virtual Reality.