Blog channels
Filter by university
Subscribe to email newsletter
Newsletter about study in Holland.
Issued 1–2 times a week.
See archive.

News about education in the Netherlands RSS


More students studying Chinese and Japanese

30 December 2005, 12:15

The current level of interest in China as an economic and political superpower has had a knock-on effect on numbers of students studying Chinese.

International students who come to The Hague, Leiden or Delft to study will be able to apply for a residence permit this year through a simpler and faster procedure.

Thaworn Sakunphanit from Thailand started at the Maastricht School of Governance in September, and often spends eighty hours per week with his nose in his books. Zoe Reiff from New York, second-year student of European Studies, studies approximately 35 hours a week.

Leiden University will open their doors and those of the Pieterskerk for the finale of the Netherlands Debating Championship for secondary school students. This debate is being organised for the eighth time by the Netherlands Debating Institute (NDI).

Nyenrode students spend an average of 57 hours per week studying. This is the result of feedback that the university regularly asks from its students.

Evgenia Motchenkova has recently got a PhD degree at Tilburg universtity. At this moment she has a position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of Free University Amsterdam.

Why does everything have to be in English these days?" "International? Me? I am just about ready to start living by myself," Anemone van Zijl (21) laughs. Last June she completed her Bachelors in Arts and Culture, with honours. Since September, she has been doing a two-year research Masters (CAST) at the same faculty.

The quality of the education at Universiteit Maastricht is good and consistent. For the second year in a row UM does very well in ‘Kennis in Kaart’, the quality measurement carried out annually by the ministry of Education, Culture and Science in universities and universities of professional education.

There is not one ‘University of the Future’ but there are several. Diversity in as wel education programmes as teaching methods will remain essential in the future. Because exactly that diversity makes it interesting to participate in exchange programmes and to cross boundaries.

RSM Erasmus University

RSM Erasmus University gets Best Marketing Practise Award

Programmes 20 November 2005, 20:53

RSM Erasmus Unviversity has won this year’s Best Marketing Practise Award from the London-based Association of MBAs. The award-winning essay submission, entitled “Behind Every Good Woman is a Great MBA”, was written in response to one of the potential categories of this year’s competition, “Implementing an International MBA Recruitment Campaign”.