Study at university in the country of bicycles
The Dutch system of higher education enjoys a worldwide reputation for high quality. Experience shows that people who have studied at a Dutch higher education institution perform very well in other parts of the world. In addition, the Netherlands was the first non-English-speaking country to offer courses taught in English.
The Netherlands has two main types of higher education institutions: universities and universities of applied sciences. Universities focus on the independent practice of research-oriented work in an academic or professional setting. Universities of applied sciences are more practically oriented, preparing students directly for specific careers.
table for comparison:
|Universities||Universities of applied sciences|
|Bachelor degree||3 years||4 years (including 1 year internship)|
|Advantages||universities are ranked among Top 150 in the world||great student satisfaction|
|Master degree||1 year||1 year|
Why study in Netherlands?
- Innovative and practical problem-based learning system
- About 90% of the population in the Netherlands speak English
- Education in Holland is not free, but tuition fees are affordable
- Education recognised all over the world
Choose from our partner institutions:
Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Saxion University of Applied Sciences
Hague University of Applied Sciences
Avans University of Applied Sciences
Hanze University of Applied Sciences
HZ Univeristy of Applied Sciences
VU University Amsterdam
Rotterdam Business School
Erasmus University Rotterdam – IHS
Windesheim Honours College
- Average student salary in the Netherlands is €7 per hour.
- Average rent for accommodation is around €350 per month.
- Average living cost in the Netherlands besides accommodation is around €300-400.