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Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen will begin to offer an English-taught major in Game Design & Development as of September 1st, 2014. The educational approach will focus on personal skills, innovations, entrepreneurship, and intercultural communication.

Many of international students in Holland tend to leave country upon completing degree programme, either due to the difficulties in finding work, or immigration and work visa problems. The Dutch government, industry, organisations, and educational institutions are hoping to make the changes necessary in order to reverse this trend and to help more international students remain in the country after graduating.

Finding accommodation in major Dutch student cities is not an easy task due to the gap between the number of students looking for a room and the number of available rooms. Browsing such websites as is one of the valuable options to start your search for a room.

The 2013 Financial Times business school rankings for Europe, measuring business schools across the continent on their executive MBA, MBA, and Master in Management programmes, have been published. 4 Dutch institutions have made the ranking which lists 75 schools across the continent.

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.