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In 2008, 8,137 international students graduated from Dutch universities across the country. In 2014, 34% of those same graduates were still living and working in the Netherlands. Tech graduates surpassed this overall amount by 4%, reaching 38%.


The tuition fees of programmes at universities in the Netherlands are equal for Dutch citizens and for inhabitants of the countries from the European Economic Area. See the list of EEA countries and visa application deadlines.


What does studying in the Netherlands look like for international student? Richard Tiel is following the Tourism Management programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. Below, he describes his typical school day.


The 5th 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 7th overall in the list of 128 countries, improving slightly from the 8th place spot the country held in last year’s edition of the index.


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.



Receiving the letter of acceptance from your university is a perfect news! But you still need to arrange a lot of stuff before your classes begin. You need to pay tuition fee, find accommodation, enroll in the introduction events, and much more. Best way not to miss anything is to write down all tasks into a checklist and deal with them one by one.


The 14th edition of the QS World University Rankings was recently published, revealing top 959 universities in the world. All 13 Dutch research universities were scored among the best 400 institutions, while two of them have also made it into the top 100.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences’ general study programme received 8.08 out of 10 in the 2017 edition of the National Student Questionnaire, higher than the national average of 7.94.


Universitas21, a worldwide consortium of leading research universities, has issued the rankings of countries, which offer higher education for international students. Sixth year in a row these rankings evaluated various criteria of national education systems as well as their progress and global impact.


Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) has recently published its ranking of the top 900 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.