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Avans University of Applied Sciences invites you to visit their Orientation Day for international students on March 16th and 17th, 2016. The event features Avans’ English-taught Bachelor’s programmes. International students wishing to attend will only need to pay for their travel to the Netherlands. Avans will cover costs for accommodation, food, and the event programme.


Many newcomers to the Netherlands are required to have an entry visa and residence permit of some sort in order to live and work in the country. One such visa that’s being offered by the Dutch government is the new start-up visa.


Tilburg University is known for degree programmes in Business, Economics, Finance, Law, and Social Sciences. The university’s outstanding reputation in these areas was reaffirmed in 2015 based on its high scores in global and national university rankings. These great results maintain the institution’s status as one of the leading specialised research universities in Europe and the world.


Stenden University of Applied Sciences is known for its international programmes in Hotel, Tourism, and Events Management. Stenden’s quality of education can be seen in the accounts given by various students, staff members, and employers of Stenden graduates, such as the two testimonials given below.


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.