With its broad range in courses and highly-scoring schools, Vlissingen is Zeeland’s number 1 educational town. Students from all over the Netherlands and all over the world come here to study. The number of students at the schools of Vlissingen increases every year.  


The Municipality of Vlissingen has as its motto 'Vlissingen, college town - the town as a campus'. This means it promotes and facilitates that throughout the town, students make use of the available facilities. Such as living accommodation, sports centers and nightlife venues. 

HZ University of Applied Sciences

HZ(externe link) in Vlissingen is one of the best college of the Netherlands. Over 4,800 students take practical courses. Every year, hundreds of private persons and companies take a course or begin studies at this college in Vlissingen as well.


Scalda(externe link) is a school for intermediate vocational education (MBO and adult education). Scalda offers accessible and all-round education. The school seeks to develop and use the talents of its students in the best possible way. The fact that these talents are very diverse is evident from the great diversity amongst the students.