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Universitas21, a worldwide consortium of leading research universities, has issued the rankings of countries, which offer higher education for international students. Seventh year in a row these rankings evaluated various criteria of national education systems as well as their progress and global impact.


The 6th edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report was recently published, ranking happiness in 156 countries around the world. In this year’s edition, the Netherlands maintained its 6th overall rank.


Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) has recently published its ranking of the top 900 universities in the world. These rankings assessed the scientific impact of universities by identifying how often they were cited in articles and reviews during recent years.


Did you know? Saxion University of Applied Sciences offers a scholarship programme with different grants that are available for international Bachelor’s and Master’s students from outside the European Union only. Read more below or come and meet Saxion in Russia! The university’s representatives would be happy to meet you in person to tell you more.


Higher education in the Netherlands is expensive while finding scholarship or grant for studying can be a challenging task. One of the ways of paying tuition fees and student life costs could be borrowing finances from the Dutch government. It is possible for EU students under 30 of age, who is going to stay in the Netherlands after graduation.



Interested in studying a Fine Arts and Design Master’s programme in the heart of Europe? Curious about the Kill the Curator exhibition? Then come to the Open Day at Hanze UAS, Groningen!


Dutch universities continue to accept applications for the Holland Scholarships. Within the framework of this bursary, non-EEA international students enrolled in certain Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at Dutch universities in the 2018-2019 study year will receive a one-time grant worth € 5,000.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences will teach Master’s students how to transition communities from fossil fuels to sustainable energy sources. This new programme is pending accreditation approval and should begin in September 2018. It will be taught in English in the best student city in the Netherlands”, Groningen.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences is about to open application for its new Master of Science programme in Business Studies. The programme will be taught in English in the best Dutch student city, Groningen, and will begin in September 2018.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences updated the application deadline for the international Bachelor’s programme in Game Architecture and Design (IGAD). Interested students should apply before 15th January, 2018.