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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences offers Bachelor’s programme in Interdisciplinary Arts for creative students from all over the world. The programme is taught in English and takes 3 years to complete.


VU University Amsterdam invites prospective students to visit Dutch capital and attend its Open Day on 5 November. During the event, students will explore VU’s international programmes in Business, Economics, Computer Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.


From 15 until 19 September, Saxion University will participate in two education fairs in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. On 17 September, a staff member will be attending the Begin Group Fair in Moscow and on 18 September we will be attending the Begin Group Fair in Saint Petersburg.


Fontys University of Applied Sciences invites Russian-speaking prospective students to take part in its informational events. Russian university students will talk about studying at Fontys at the webinar on September 13th and then visit seminars and education fairs in Moscow and St. Petersburg from 14th to 19th of September, 2016.


The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, recently released their 2016 edition of the top 500 universities in the world. Many of the Netherlands’ research institutions, which offer higher education for international students, maintained their high standings and good reputation. Some of the institutions improved their overall global positions and also excelled in specific subjects and fields of science.



Having an MBA degree is extremely advantageous for a business professional. Diplomas obtained at renowned schools allow graduates to obtain top positions at companies around the world, increasing their income anywhere from 25 to 50%. For Nyenrode Business University alumni, the limits extend even further.


This summer, a new Sports school will be opened in the Dutch city of Apeldoorn, named Full Force Sports Academy. The school is a partner of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, and will provide several rooms in its dorm for the university’s students.


Honours programmes excel Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen in higher education in the Netherlands. This is the resolution of the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), which has granted the university the distinctive feature accreditation for the excellence education. Hanze UAS becomes the first Dutch university which receives this accreditation.


Aziza Madani from Dubai is a third year student in the International Business Bachelor’s programme at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. Below, Aziza explains why she chose to study in the Netherlands and shares her experiences with prospective students looking for a university abroad.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen has been ranked 25th in the Applied Research category of the 2016 U-Multirank international ranking. This achievement proves that the university continues to add value to its degree programmes, ensuring that Hanze students receive up-to-date knowledge.