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The Most Expensive Russian HE Institutions

20 May 2008, 00:00

The most expensive higher education institutions are located in Moscow, where the average fees are around 7,000 – 8,500 euros a year. In the region, prices start at 700 euros. 

HAN’s newly restyled English-language site is now available online. In October last year, the new Dutch-language HAN site went live and work began immediately on redoing the English-language site. The results are now live.

Between 19 and 26 May 2008, students from all over the world will gather in Nijmegen to compete in cross country, mountain bike marathon, individual time trial and road race cycling events. The WUC Cycling 2008 and the HAN share a passion for sport.

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Dutch Universities visit Russia

29 April 2008, 00:00

After Saxion Universities of Applied Sciences, several representatives of the Universiteit van Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and The Hague University of Applied Sciences visited us on different occasions.

The unconditional access to a master's degree should be abolished, in the view of the Association of Universities in The Netherlands, VSNU. It hopes that bachelor's students will work harder when they lose the right to automatically move on to a contiguous master's programme.

Students from outside the European Economic Area (EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) studying in the Netherlands face a rise in tuition fees from the 2008-2009 academic year.

Men burst into tears an average of nine times in 2007 while women cried on 33 occasions, according to an internet poll in the May issue of Psychologie Magazine, reports ANP news service.

Ninety per cent of students report that they can get by fine. One-third even manages to put money aside. This is the outcome of a survey conducted among 300 participants of the Dutch National Union of Students (LSVB) student panel.


Holland: 'Second master's year unnecessary'

18 April 2008, 00:00

Employers and graduates have no need for a second year in the master's programmes, which now take one year, the Dutch schools inspectorate concluded last week.

"Students will become the focus of attention", says Kees Koedijk, the faculty of Economics & Business Administration dean of Tilburg University. By making the package of master's programmes more transparent and their names clearer, the faculty aims to become more attractive to international students.