News about education in the Netherlands
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.
The TopMBA event, organised by Quacquarelli Symonds in association with business and informational partners, including Eurogates, will take place in Amsterdam on Tuesday, March 5th. This event showcases the Master’s of Business Administration programmes at some of the biggest and best business schools in the world. You will meet 1-2-1 with admission directors from the top schools and gain access to exclusive scholarships for your future MBA!
The Eurogates company is proud to announce a new partnership which aims to bring our website to the next level. As of fall, 2014, the SteelKiwi Development team has worked in cooperation with the Eurogates team. The expected result includes major website improvements, online and offline events, webinars, and various activities which will make it possible to bring the Netherlands and its higher education institutions closer to future students from all over the world.
Employment opportunities vary greatly from field to field, making the choice of which study field to enrol in a very important one. Students graduating from a higher education programme will often either be very successful or have trouble finding a job after graduation. Depending on their field of study, students can have more or less difficulty in finding gainful employment in their domain after completing their degree.
The Elsevier Magazine has published the annual rankings for 2014, assessing top Dutch universities of applied sciences and research universities in the Netherlands. The score of each university is heavily based on the results of the annual National Student Questionnaire.
In May, 2015 the Netherlands will celebrate the 70th anniversary of liberation from World War II German occupation. Canadian soldiers played a significant role in liberating the country. In honour of their part, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with Nuffic, is working towards creating a scholarship programme specifically for Canadian students.
Five of the thirteen Dutch research universities have improved their overall standings in the 2014/2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Eleven of them have made it into the top 200 of this year’s rankings, and six – into the top 100.
Dutch research universities have noticeably improved their positions in the QS World University Rankings, published on September 16th, 2014 for the 10th time. Six institutions have made it into the top 100 universities worldwide.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, has recently published their list of the top 500 universities in the world. Many research institutions in the Netherlands improved their overall position and excelled in specific subjects and fields of sciences.
The World Economic Forum recently published their “Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report” in which the Netherlands is identified as the 3rd most competitive nation in Europe. The report assessed 28 countries in the three main areas of smart growth, inclusive growth, and sustainable growth.