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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.


The Advanced Sensor Applications Bachelor’s programme of Hanze Institute of Technology prepares specialists that are able to become tomorrow’s leaders in the field of sensor technology. Graduates of this programme use innovations for developing and implementing new sensor systems, as well as managing and maintaining their functioning, and can find a job in any area they choose.



A new report published by the British Ministry of Education suggests that the need for international education is on the rise. An immense opportunity is becoming available to countries that are able to provide study programmes to students from the emerging economic powers such as Brazil, Russia, India, China, Mexico, Saudi-Arabia, and Indonesia.


Upon completing the International Hotel Management programme at NHTV Breda University, graduates can find interesting job opportunities in their homeland or abroad. One of NHTV’s former students is currently working in New Zealand. He shares information about his position and his study experience at the university.


Stenden University of Applied Sciences has become the first institution in Holland to meet the standards of Excellence set by the International Center of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (ICE).


The Netherlands has become the third most popular country of study for international students. Analysis of the most popular destinations and disciplines in Europe revealed that interest in studying in Holland has grown by 29%.


The Ministry of Economic Affairs is easing regulations for non-EU entrepreneurs wishing to start a business in The Netherlands. As of August 1st, 2013, self-employed innovators will be able to establish themselves using different conditions than previously.