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Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen features free massive open online course (MOOC) in Economics at an introductory level. This is the first time when such course is offered at a Dutch higher education institution, including both universities of applied sciences and research universities. The course will start on 3rd May, 2015.


The cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands have recently been named as two of the top ten most sustainable cities in the world by ARCADIS, a leading global consultancy firm. Its “2015 Sustainable Cities Index” report analysed global metropolises in order to develop a ranking of the top 50 most sustainable cities in the world.


Hanze University of Applied Science organises the Intensive Summer Prep Course in Groningen for new undergraduate students, coming to the Netherlands from abroad. During this 2-week course you will familiarise with the Dutch culture and education methods, sharpen your communication skills, and participate in the social programme.


HAN University of Applied Sciences offers scholarships to all new non-EU students that are enrolled in one of the university’s English-taught Bachelor’s programmes. Scholarship recipients will have their tuition fee reduced by € 2,500 in the first year and will be able to extend this reduction to all 4 years of their study, saving up to € 10,000 in total.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences organises one-week summer courses for international students interested in the fields of Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Real Estate, and Logistics. The courses run between July 6th and July 17th, 2015. All of the courses are taught in English and combine intensive professional preparation with a variety of social activities that help introduce students to the Dutch culture and lifestyle.



New non-EU students applying to a Bachelor’s programme at Saxion University of Applied Sciences may be eligible for one of the university’s bursaries. They cover fees and costs of education partially or in full and can be worth up to € 10,000.


Radboud University in association with Nuffic Neso Russia, offers a special scholarship programme for talented Russian students to study in Holland. This Orange Tulip scholarship is available for all English-taught Master’s programmes at Radboud University with the exception of the Erasmus Mundus Master’s. The deadline for applications for the OTS is 1 April 2015, so apply quickly if you still want to join in!


Tilburg University invites you to attend its Summer School in July and August, 2015. The summer classes offer a wide range of academic and language courses and include a number of social events which will help you explore the Netherlands and meet new people from all over the world.


Amsterdam University College Scholarships Fund (ASF) aims to support students that have outstanding study results as well as economic needs. By providing financial aid, ASF helps eligible students pursue the Liberal Arts and Sciences study programme at AUC.


The Holland Scholarship programme has recently started in the Netherlands. Within its frames, non-EEA international students enrolling in certain Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at Dutch universities in the 2015-2016 study year, may also apply for the one-time grant worth € 5,000. The scholarship application must be made before March 31st, 2015.