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The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, recently released their 2015 edition of the top 500 universities in the world. Many of the Netherlands’ research institutions, which offer higher education for international students, maintained their high standings and good reputation. Some of the institutions improved their overall global positions and also excelled in specific subjects and fields of science.


Universitas 21, a worldwide consortium of leading research universities, has issued the rankings of countries, which offer higher education for international students. Forth year in a row these rankings evaluated various criteria of national education systems as well as their progress and global impact.


The Dutch cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Eindhoven are 3 of the top 5 cities in the recently published Copenhagenize Index 2015. This year’s results reaffirm the Netherlands’ status as the most bicycle-friendly country in the world.


You have just arrived and want to settle all the essential things as soon as possible. One of such things is, of course, buying a bicycle.


The 3rd 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 9th overall in the list of 133 countries, falling slightly from the 4th place spot the country held in last year’s edition of the index.



Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) has recently published its ranking of the top 750 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.


The 3rd edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report was recently published, ranking happiness in countries around the world. This year’s edition ranks the Netherlands in 7th place overall, slightly declining from the 4th position it maintained in the first 2 editions of the report.


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!


Eurogates, SteelKiwi Development

Eurogates has joined forces with SteelKiwi

Announcements 6 February, 10:07

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.