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NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has a student blog website that contains motivating stories, lively feedback, and practical guides for new students from current or past students of the institution. A few examples of blog posts can be read below.


The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, recently released their 2015 edition of the top 500 universities in the world. Many of the Netherlands’ research institutions, which offer higher education for international students, maintained their high standings and good reputation. Some of the institutions improved their overall global positions and also excelled in specific subjects and fields of science.


Universitas 21, a worldwide consortium of leading research universities, has issued the rankings of countries, which offer higher education for international students. Forth year in a row these rankings evaluated various criteria of national education systems as well as their progress and global impact.


The Dutch cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Eindhoven are 3 of the top 5 cities in the recently published Copenhagenize Index 2015. This year’s results reaffirm the Netherlands’ status as the most bicycle-friendly country in the world.


You have just arrived and want to settle all the essential things as soon as possible. One of such things is, of course, buying a bicycle.



Starting your Bachelor’s programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences this fall? Then take advantage of a short introductory programme designed to prepare you for your study in the best way possible!


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, offers motivated students an opportunity to join their honours (talent) programmes, tracks, minors, specialisations, and individual routes, which are considered as a Hanze Honours College. Honours students receive extras in their education and obtain an honours diploma with more value for the labour market.


The 3rd edition of the Social Progress Index (SPI) was recently published, revealing the best and worst countries worldwide in terms of the social and environmental health of the population. The Netherlands was ranked 9th overall in the list of 133 countries, falling slightly from the 4th place spot the country held in last year’s edition of the index.


The first edition of “The Contributor”, an online magazine issued by students of the Academy for Digital Entertainment (ADE) at NHTV Breda University, was recently published. In this magazine, students revealed interesting facts and figures regarding programmes in media and game development. They also shared first-hand experiences about studying at the university.


The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers a number of tools and activities for international students which can help them to choose a field of study and programme. These tools will be most useful for students wishing to enrol in one of the university’s English-taught Bachelor’s courses to further their professional education.