Unconventional Education


Unknown University of Applied Sciences, formerly known as Global School for Entrepreneurship, is officially recognized by the Dutch Government as we offer an accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. We have received accreditation from the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization), meaning that we meet the national quality assurances as defined by the Ministry of Education, Culture & Science. Students receive their diploma from ‘Global School for Entrepreneurship BV’ as that is the legal entity that holds our status as Higher Education Institute.


Unknown University of Applied Sciences is a proud member of the NRTO, the Dutch Organization that recognizes quality institutions. This means that Unknown University of Applied Sciences abides by its procedures. For more information, please review the following documents:


Internal complaint procedure

If you wish to file a complaint, Unknown University of Applied Sciences will first aim to solve your grievances internally. The documents are available for students and staff in the learning management system, Canvas. You can review the Internal Complaint Procedure here. For reference, Education & Examination Guidelines can be found here.

Should we not be able to come to a solution that you think is fair, you have the right to contact the NRTO or file a complaint to the National Complaint Commission for International Students, as we are a signee of the Code of Conduct International Student.

Code of conduct

Unknown University of Applied Sciences is a signee of the Code of Conduct International Student. This means that our internal compliance procedure meets the quality assurance as defined by the Dutch Government. 

For more information on the Code of Conduct International Study, please check out the following video. Also, we advise you to please consult WWW.INTERNATIONALSTUDY.NL for any remaining questions.

Entrepreneurial teaching and mentoring

With half a century of experience in higher education, we are able to offer you the best in entrepreneurial teaching and mentoring. We give you access to a global network of start-ups, businesses, investors, and governments who you can learn from and be in business with. Four years to experiment, fail, discover, and develop yourself as well as your business. Everything we do is focused on helping you graduate from our program with a running business and a fully accredited degree.

Real learning, real world

The structure of our curriculum is aligned with the start-up process as a leading framework therefore the modules follow the stages of starting and growing a business. The aim is to maximize the relevance of the classes by ensuring that the content offered and the timing are aligned with individual growth needs. In addition to the modules, we offer is incubator time from day one where students receive personal coaching to help apply the lessons learned immediately to their own start-up.