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Are you thinking about studying in the Netherlands and is Saxion University of Applied Sciences on your shortlist? Then join Saxion’s Orientation Days in Enschede from 2 to 4 February 2017!


Language college at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences organises preparatory courses for prospective Bachelor’s and Master’s students. The courses help students to improve their English skills to the level of acceptance for the university programmes. They also introduce them Dutch teaching methods and provide basic knowledge in the field of Business.


Our previous articles have featured Russian-speaking students at Fontys describing their study experiences. While student feedback is helpful in forming an initial impression about the university, nothing beats experiencing the campus and city first-hand. In order to make a final decision regarding Fontys and your chosen programme, a visit to the university during its Open Day will be extremely useful.


Dutch universities usually do not provide student accommodation in dorms. Students reside in regular apartments they find via universities or specialised websites. In the capital of the Netherlands there are must more students than rooms, and finding one often requires exceptional efforts.


Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences awards bursaries to exceptional students enrolled in the university’s degree programmes. The bursaries partially reduce tuition fees and are available for both current and new students at Wittenborg. Only one scholarship can be used at a time by students.



Radboud University offers a variety of scholarships to exceptional Bachelor’s and Master’s students. These scholarships can substantially reduce tuition fees and, in certain cases, can be used to cover other expenses.


Online Open Days, also called interactive Study Abroad Webinars, offered by The Study Abroad Portal are becoming increasingly popular.


As of 2017, VU University Amsterdam will offer a new Bachelor’s programme in Psychology, taught in English. The programme takes three years to complete and leads to a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree.


As a result of a research based on the 2016-2017 enrolments, we are happy to announce a noticeable increase in the percentage of first-year international students at Radboud University. The rate of these students grew to 21%, compared to the 12% of last year.


Elsevier Magazine publishes a ranking of Dutch universities of applied sciences and research universities every year. The score of each university is heavily based on the results of the annual National Student Questionnaire (Nationale Studenten Enquete, or NSE).