HBO Kennisbank: use publications for your teaching material or research

In the HBO Kennisbank, you will find more than 60,000 publications by professors, lecturer-researchers and students of universities of applied sciences. This includes works such asĀ  articles, research reports and theses. Re-use them royalty-free to improve your own research or education. Of course, you can also upload your own work to inspire others.

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Be inspired by the publications of others

You are starting a new research project, or you are designing a course. You can probably use some inspiration in the process. Browse through the HBO Kennisbank and discover which publications have already been published on your subject.

More than 50,000 publications.
Directly accessible and free to view.
Wide range of disciplines.

Easy search function for royalty-free publications

Go to and search through more than 50,000 publications by professors, lecturers, lecturer-researchers and university students. This includes works such as articles, research reports and theses. All available royalty-free! The HBO Kennisbank is free to use for everyone; you do not have to be affiliated to a university of applied sciences.

You can also share your own work with the community

For each other, by each other: if you have written a nice article yourself, don't hesitate to add it to the HBO Kennisbank. To do so, your university of applied sciences must participate in the HBO Kennisbank. See which universities of applied sciences participate. There you will also find contact details of the person who can help you to share your own work.


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