Saxion is a University of Applied Sciences for higher education (hbo in Dutch). In Apeldoorn, Deventer, Enschede and Hengelo, more than 26.000 students are studying. Saxion University forms one of the biggest institutions for higher education in the East Netherlands. Saxion offers very differing educations and a large number of special majors or specializations, both national and international. Together with companies and institutions, our knowledge centres and lectorates are doing applied research. For governments, companies and care and welfare organisations, the diverse range of extra trainings and retrainings is a good basis for knowledge gathering and expansion.