Mission, vision and values

Mission statement

Karel de Grote University of Applied Sciences and Arts (KdG) stands for sustainable development, for students, staff and society.

In a mutual interaction, based on an inviting learning, living and working environment. Driven to let students perform to the best of their abilities and work towards top quality. Driven by values, Christian inspired, open towards other ideologies.  


Together, with both feet firmly in the real world, we turn KdG into a warm, sincere and dynamic environment. We aim high, always respectfully, and give anyone a fair chance.

Our alumni, students and staff take their responsibility when it comes to the creation of a sustainable society. Well-thought and confident.


KdG devotes attention to

  • Intercultural dialogue and acting
  • The power of co-creation
  • Motivation and self-management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Flexibility


Our values are:

  • Student-oriented approach
  • Result-driven
  • Reliable cooperation
  • Committed to turn the world into a better place
  • Sustainable innovation
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