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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.


Wittenborg University offers 4 international Master’s programmes in Hospitality, Tourism, Event, and Sport Business Management. Although the programmes are taught at a university of applied sciences, graduates obtain an academic Master of Science diploma upon course completion.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences reports that nine of ten its current students are international — more than at any other Dutch educational institution.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences offers an International Business Administration (IBA) programme in Entrepreneurship and Small Business. This Bachelor’s programme is taught in English at the university’s Amsterdam location. The next start dates are April 3rd and May 22nd, 2017.


Language college at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences organises preparatory courses for prospective Bachelor’s and Master’s students. The courses help students to improve their English skills to the level of acceptance for the university programmes. They also introduce them Dutch teaching methods and provide basic knowledge in the field of Business.



Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences awards bursaries to exceptional students enrolled in the university’s degree programmes. The bursaries partially reduce tuition fees and are available for both current and new students at Wittenborg. Only one scholarship can be used at a time by students.


Gaining new knowledge is an important part of studying, but only learning theory is not enough to prepare for a career. To convert knowledge into professional skills, it is important for students to be able to apply newly gained theory to real-life practice. That is why Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences combines lectures with project weeks, internships, and graduation assignments.


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.


This summer, a new Sports school will be opened in the Dutch city of Apeldoorn, named Full Force Sports Academy. The school is a partner of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, and will provide several rooms in its dorm for the university’s students.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences offers its International Business Administration (IBA) students 8 different options for completing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. Their unique block system allows prospective students to join their chosen course 6 times a year.