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The independent Dutch student website, studentenwegwijzer.nl, has revealed the results of their 2015 survey which asked students to assess how safe they thought the city they study in is. In this survey, Nijmegen took 1st place, with 60% of respondents considering the city to be “safe” or “very safe”.


Avans University of Applied Sciences has published the first edition of its digital magazine for international students. It outlines various aspects of studying at the university and contains interesting facts about Avans and the Netherlands, entertaining videos, stories from the university’s students and alumni, and a quiz that offers a prize for the most observant readers.


The Hague University of Applied Sciences introduces 54 World Citizen Talent Scholarships for non-European students applying for undergraduate courses for the 2016/17 academic year. Prove you are a world citizen and win a one-time grant of € 5,000!


Stenden University of Applied Sciences is one of the few vocational universities in the Netherlands, which runs its own learning company, the 4-stars Stenden University Hotel. This is the real business hotel, where students of Stenden’s International Hotel Management School study and work during the first 3 years of their study programme.


Avans UAS has confirmed its status as the top university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Both the Elsevier and Keuzegids HBO rankings placed the university in 1st position in the 2015 edition of the results. Avans’ Bachelor’s programmes have also scored well in the rankings.



New international students applying for a Research Master’s programme at Tilburg University can take advantage of diverse scholarship opportunities. Most of the bursaries offered can cover a substantial part of tuition fees and living expenses throughout the study term.


Students enrolling in a programme at Webster University in the Netherlands can apply for a scholarship to have their tuition fee reduced. These scholarships are applicable to both graduate and undergraduate programmes and can cover study costs by up to 25% for one year. After the initial one-year period, students can re-apply for a bursary.


HAN University of Applied Sciences will begin to offer an English-taught Bachelor’s programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering as of September 2016. This 4-year study will prepare students for a professional career in the fields of Industrial and Power Systems and Embedded Systems. Students will study at the university campus located in Arnhem.


My name is Daria Mikhailovskaia. Currently I am a second year student in the field of ICT and software engineering at Fontys University of Applied Sciences.


Trying to pick up an education in the Netherlands? Stenden University invites you to take part in their International Open Day, scheduled on Saturday, November 21st, 2015. Come and find out if this is the university for you!