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The TIAS International Msc in Business Administration programme placed 1st in the 2014 Elsevier “Best Studies” ranking. The programme ranked highest among all other Master’s of Business Administration programmes available at Dutch universities. This programme also scored well in the Financial Times 2014 ranking, climbing up for the third consecutive year.


Student from Russia Sergey Zemchikhin, enrolled in the International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) programme at Fontys University of Applied Sciences tells about studying at the university and student life in the city of Venlo.


To plan their budget accordingly, students enrolled in degree programmes at Dutch universities should take into account some additional expenses next to tuition and potential visa fees. These supplementary expenses usually include a laptop, study materials, books, and other components, access to some of the university’s facilities, study excursions, and internship services.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen features free massive open online course (MOOC) in Economics at an introductory level. This is the first time when such course is offered at a Dutch higher education institution, including both universities of applied sciences and research universities. The course will start on 3rd May, 2015.


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.



Hanze University of Applied Science organises the Intensive Summer Prep Course in Groningen for new undergraduate students, coming to the Netherlands from abroad. During this 2-week course you will familiarise with the Dutch culture and education methods, sharpen your communication skills, and participate in the social programme.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences organises one-week summer courses for international students interested in the fields of Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure, Real Estate, and Logistics. The courses run between July 6th and July 17th, 2015. All of the courses are taught in English and combine intensive professional preparation with a variety of social activities that help introduce students to the Dutch culture and lifestyle.


Alina Milovanova, a student from Russia, shares her experience about her study at the preparatory school in the Hague. After finishing of the English course she plans to study International Business and Management programme at the same university.


New non-EU students applying to a Bachelor’s programme at Saxion University of Applied Sciences may be eligible for one of the university’s bursaries. They cover fees and costs of education partially or in full and can be worth up to € 10,000.


Radboud University in association with Nuffic Neso Russia, offers a special scholarship programme for talented Russian students to study in Holland. This Orange Tulip scholarship is available for all English-taught Master’s programmes at Radboud University with the exception of the Erasmus Mundus Master’s. The deadline for applications for the OTS is 1 April 2015, so apply quickly if you still want to join in!