Blog channels
Filter by university
Subscribe to email newsletter
Newsletter about study in Holland.
Issued 1–2 times a week.
See archive.

News about education in the Netherlands RSS

Are you interested in studying abroad in the fields of Hospitality and Leisure, Tourism, Logistics, Game Architecture and Design, Facilities, and Real Estate Management? Then don’t miss an opportunity to explore study programmes at NHTV Breda University for free!


Times Higher Education has recently published the 2017-2018 edition of its World University Rankings. All 13 Dutch research universities were ranked within the top 200 results and 7 of them made it into the top 100 of the overall ranking. Six universities improved their last year’s results.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences invites you to visit the Netherlands to experience being a student at the school for one day. You can attend a lesson, watch presentations, or take part in a seminar alongside current university students. During this “Experience Day”, you will also be able to ask questions regarding studying at the university and take a tour of Wittenborg and its facilities.


Fontys University of Applied Sciences provides international students an opportunity to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics in Venlo. This city is one of the top logistics hotspots in the Netherlands!


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has a web application to help more students find a job during their study at a Dutch university. The app is easy to use; students just put in their specialisations and desired work schedules and interested employers can then make them job offers. Named “JAM@NHTV”, the online app was designed in collaboratin with the JAMwerkt.nl startup.



Minister of Dutch higher education Jet Bussemaker urged students and lecturers to improve their intercultural skills to better prepare for English-taught programmes. Such programmes attract more overseas students and help graduates to find better jobs abroad and in international companies.


In 2008, 8,137 international students graduated from Dutch universities across the country. In 2014, 34% of those same graduates were still living and working in the Netherlands. Tech graduates surpassed this overall amount by 4%, reaching 38%.


The tuition fees of programmes at universities in the Netherlands are equal for Dutch citizens and for inhabitants of the countries from the European Economic Area. See the list of EEA countries and visa application deadlines.


What does studying in the Netherlands look like for international student? Richard Tiel is following the Tourism Management programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. Below, he describes his typical school day.


The 5th 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 7th overall in the list of 128 countries, improving slightly from the 8th place spot the country held in last year’s edition of the index.