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Minor International Policing

The programme ‘International Policing’ is designed for both Dutch and international students. It starts in September and February at the main location of the Police Academy, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. 

Students will be enrolled in an international class, together with students from the Dutch Law Enforcement Bachelor's degree programme. Working together with other students is an important part of the programme. The programme involves blended learning, the combination of face-to-face courses with online education.  

The programme focusses on European police and security issues. It consists of 6 modules of 5 EC that each take 3 course weeks (total 30 EC, 20 weeks). 

Target group

The programme is open for police students, police professionals and other police (voluntary) colleagues who are interested, within the EU. Students have a higher education degree or a comparable competency level. 

English B2 level or higher is required. Students must have a state of good conduct and/or letter of recommendation. Students must also sign a statement of confidentiality. 

Fee & housing

Fee: Please contact Student Exchange ( for more information on the amount of tuition fee students might have to pay for this programme. 

Housing: For students (< 30 years) the Police Academy has arranged housing at the FSG Academy . For individual housing please contact Student Exchange for more information.

How to apply

Erasmus + students who are interested in following the programme should contact the international office of their institute. Other students can contact the Police Academy of the Netherlands ( to receive the application form and additional information. The Police Academy will make a selection based on the applications and the number of participants. 
Students have to apply before 1 May (start September) or 1 October (start February).