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QS recently released their Best Student Cities 2013-2014 ranking, a list of the top 50 student cities in the world. Amsterdam ranked 5th in the quality of living category, taking 36th place overall.


For those who want to start their study at Stenden University in February, it is still not too late to apply! The deadline to apply (for EU citizens) is 17th of January. If you are coming from a non-EU country, the next possibility for the intake is in September, since the deadline for February is 1'st of November (for non-EU citizens).


Numerous studies have suggested significant growth of demand for higher education in India and Indonesia. Because of this growth, Dutch higher educational institutions have become more and more interested in attracting students from these countries.


Nyenrode Business Universiteit invites outstanding students to visit their estate in Breukelen and participate in On-Campus Business Game. It's a unique opportunity to get a feel of the total Nyenrode experience as a potential student for the Master of Science in Management and get the chance to win a full-tuition revolving scholarship.


HAN University of Applied Sciences has become a national leader of the Elsevier 2013 rankings in the category of larger Dutch universities of applied sciences. International Business and Management Studies programmes of this institution has also been rated as No 1 in this rankings.



The Netherlands is the host country offering the highest amount of English-taught Master’s programmes in Europe according to newly published IIE briefing paper. The data collected showed an overall rise of 25% in Master’s programmes across Europe between June 2011 to June 2013.


The 2014 edition of the Keuzegids higher education programmes guide was recently published, ranking Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences 5th in the International Business and Management Bachelor’s programmes category. The International Business Administration (IBA) programme scored 6.8 and is the highest-ranked programme of its kind in the Apeldoorn and Deventer region of the country.


African students are showing more and more interest in international studies. About 6% of students in Africa (~400,000) are currently studying abroad. This number represents almost a tenth of the global international student population.


The Stenden University Grand Tour is a unique opportunity for students at Stenden University of Applied Sciences. This tour gives participating students the chance to complete part of their study at one of the Stenden international branch campuses in South Africa, Qatar, Thailand, or Bali.


Business School Netherlands has made subsidies available for applicants.This programmes is also officially included on the grant programme: Netherlands Fellowship Programme, eligible for 61 countries.