University information

 Name of the University  SAXION University of Applied Sciences
 Street address  PO Box 70.000 (visiting address M.H. Tromplaan 28)
 Postal code  7500 KB
 City  Enschede
 Country  the Netherlands
 Telephone number University  0031 53 487 1111
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  Information about the Podiatry Department

 Name of the department  School of Health, Department Podiatry
 Address of the department  Visiting address: M.H. Tromplaan 28
 Telephone number department  0031 53 487 1242 (Frontoffice school of Health)

 Donja Lansink (Lecturer)




 Full time – 4 years 

 240 ECTs (60 each year)

 Full time – 40 students each year

 (total 160 students)

 Language: Dutch

 Clinical placement bachelor

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

 – First year: 40 hours

 (Podiatry profession orientation placement)

 – Second year: 160 hours

 – Third year: 160 hours

 (Theme placement, eg. diabetes, podopediatrics, international etc. one day a week for 20 weeks)

 – Fourth year: 960 hours

 (2 x 20 weeks three days a week in two different practices)

 Clinical practice bachelor

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

 160 hours

(Half a day a week in the internal Foot Clinic – Voet&Poli)  



 – Master Work and Health

(Dutch: Arbeid en Gezondheid)

 – Master Health care and Social Work

 – Master Care and Technology

 (European master) 

 Part time – 2 years
 Language: Dutch

 no PhD positions

  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

 Program starting

 Full time – September

  Information for exchange

 Exchange possibilities students  Yes
 Language level for exchange  Dutch and/or English B2 level
 Exchange possibilities staff  Yes
 Accomodation service  Yes, saxion housing