University information

 Name of the University  Fontys University of Applied Sciences
 Street address  Ds. Th. Fliednerstraat 2
 Postal code  5631 BN 
 City  Eindhoven
 Country  The Netherlands
 Telephone number University  0031-8850 80000
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  Information about the Podiatry Department

 Name of the department  Opleiding Podotherapie
 Address of the department  Ds. Th. Fliednerstraat 2 
 Telephone number department  0031-8850 80000 

 Mrs. Karin Korf




 Full time – 4 years 

 240 ECTS (60 each year)

 Full time – 40-50 students each year

 (total 180-200 students)

 Language: Dutch (last 1,5 year  available in English language)

 Clinical placement bachelor

(how many hours/ECTs do bachelor students spend in seeing real patients outside the University)

Depending on the year (different curriculum)

5 ECTS in 2nd year

25 ECTS in 4th year

 Clinical practice bachelor

(how many hours/ECTs do bachelor students spend in seeing patients within the University)

Approx. 320 hrs.





  General academic information

 Education Periods


 Four quarters of 10 weeks each academic year (total 40 weeks)

 Each quarter: 8 weeks teaching and 2 weeks assessment

 (during the assessment weeks some clinical work takes place as well)

 Start academic year  September
 End academic year  July

 Autumn break – 1 week

 Christmas – 2 weeks
 Spring break -1 week
 May break – 1 week
 Summer – 6 weeks

 Entry requirements


 In Dutch: HAVO degree, VWO degree or MBO-4 degree

 Program starting

 Full time – September

  Information for exchange

 Exchange possibilities students  Yes, in the 3rd and 4th year
 Language level for exchange

 Dutch: NT2 exam

English: IELTS 6.0 

 Exchange possibilities staff  Yes
 Accomodation service  Yes           
 Exchange possibilities students  Yes
 Language level for exchange  B2 in French
 Exchange possibilities staff  Yes
 Accomodation service  Yes