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LifeLong Learning

Academica acknowledges the need for “lifelong learning” by offering sound, accredited, blended and modular (Master level) education. Our dedicated services focus on leadership, organization development, high performing professionals and sustainability. We connect, develop and accelerate people, process and strategy. 
Academica is an expertise center for leadership and organizational development providing professional education from a sustainable perspective. 'Knowledge precedes skills' is the design principle of all our educational activities. We offer high-quality, evidence-informed education and professionalization programs.

Quality marks and accreditations. Quality programs.

40+ programs

For ambitious professionals

NVAO accredited

Internationally accredited degrees


Participants every year

Rated with 8.3

By our participants


At Academica, we believe that we can build a future that is based on social justice, sustainability and inclusivity. Our mission is a better life through better education, transparent governance and leadership and a focus on sustainability.


Academica University of Applied Sciences recognizes and entails its social responsibility. Therefore, we support meaningful initiatives taken by universities and organizations to develop solutions and encourage engagement in complex organizational and/or societal issues.

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On route to B Corp certification


"Academica’s starting point is that science has a responsibility to hold  a  mirror  up  to society  and  organization  with  their  professionals. Therefore, our mission is to develop people and organizations to realize their ambitions while taking into account aspects of sustainability, livability, governance and well-being." - Drs. Margareth de Wit MBA

To emphasize our mission, our ambition is to be the first in our sector to become B Corp certified.


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Zenger Folkman


Academica is a strategic partner of Zenger Folkman. Having received the Top Partner award in 2018 (EMEA), 2019 (EMEA) and in 2020 (Global), Academica may once again call itself Top Partner (EMEA) for 2021! Academica demonstrated the highest and most consistent results in this region in 2021.


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