Together with around 600 employees and 5000 students, we dedicate ourselves, through innovative education and research, to our mission of contributing to a better world.

Working at HZ means working in a vibrant community which offers all the space and every opportunity for unique ideas and the development of your talents, so that you can grow. The door is always open, so you can just walk in for a chat with any colleague. Because ultimately, we are all in it together. Whether you work as a lecturer, janitor, marketing or ICT staff, HR advisor or financial manager: together we contribute to a better, sustainable world. That is the strength of our personal university of applied sciences.

To continue offering good education and research, we are always looking for new knowledge, applications and skills. And therefore also for new colleagues!

Contributing to a better world

HZ sees it as its task to contribute to a better world through innovative education and research. In this context, by 'better', we mainly mean 'more sustainable'. Because if today's world has one challenge in which education and research can play a role, it is sustainability. Read more about this in our Institutional Plan 2022-2027.

Educating professionals as the personal university of applied sciences

Choosing HZ means choosing personal guidance, small-scale education, a safe learning and working environment and quality.

Finding solutions together for social issues

We are a knowledge institute where education and research are seamlessly intertwined, focusing on the areas of water, energy, and vitality.

Supporting developments in the region

As a regional partner for South-West Netherlands, we support social-economic development in the region. The Zeeland Delta has a unique interaction between water and land. HZ's unique position - at the heart of the living lab - is a source for developing innovative solutions.

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What we offer you

We believe that future-proof teaching and research begins with our staff. That is why we offer a lively and personal working environment in which we work together, create together and learn together.
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Job application process

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Living & working in Zeeland

As the only university of applied sciences in the province, we play a vital role in the region. A region where it is wonderful to live and relax. Peace, space, sea, nature, cosy villages and cities.
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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about working at HZ.
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Working in education

Social engagement, innovation and plenty of freedom. That is what working in education is.
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Hybrid working

HZ offers you every opportunity to work wherever you want. A meeting in the office or working on a report at home? You choose what suits you best.