University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU)
With around 3800 students, the University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU) is one of the largest training institutes for culture and the arts in the Netherlands and Europe. HKU have pioneered the development of Applied Game Design (AGD) in the Netherlands and beyond. HKU’s Game Design & Development education has played an important role in the growth of the Dutch industry. A recent study conducted by iMMovator (2010) shows that 50% of the best known Dutch game companies were started by HKU alumni.