News about education in the Netherlands
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.
The Netherlands ranked 7th in the U21 rankings of countries that offer a quality higher education to foreign students. This result proved them as a one of the most favourable country for international education in the world.
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International student numbers have increased in the Netherlands for the third year in a row. This year saw an increase of 5% for those coming to study full-time, adding 11,756 international students to the student body.
The World MBA Tour will come to Amsterdam’s Doubletree by Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, March 11th. This tour showcases the Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) programmes at some of the biggest and best business schools in the world. It is also a chance to receive a scholarship for your future MBA!
Oxfam’s “Good Enough to Eat” index was recently published. It determined that the Netherlands is the best country out of those studied to access good food. The country has the most plentiful, affordable, nutritious, and healthy diet.
The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) named the Netherlands 6th overall out of 103 the countries in its rankings for the year. The report identified the Dutch as being very capable of attracting, developing, and keeping talent in the country.
Many of international students in Holland tend to leave country upon completing degree programme, either due to the difficulties in finding work, or immigration and work visa problems. The Dutch government, industry, organisations, and educational institutions are hoping to make the changes necessary in order to reverse this trend and to help more international students remain in the country after graduating.
Finding accommodation in major Dutch student cities is not an easy task due to the gap between the number of students looking for a room and the number of available rooms. Browsing such websites as Kamers.nl is one of the valuable options to start your search for a room.