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Along with the standard learning formats such as lectures, workshops, and internships, universities in The Netherlands always look for innovative approaches to learning that are able to improve the study experience and to elevate education to a higher level. One of these innovative approaches is called Problem Based Learning, or PBL. It was first implemented in Holland by Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the middle of twentieth century.

You have just arrived and want to settle all the essential things as soon as possible. One of such things is, of course, buying a bicycle.

The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers a number of tools and activities for international students which can help them to choose a field of study and programme. These tools will be most useful for students wishing to enrol in one of the university’s English-taught Bachelor’s courses to further their professional education.

Hanze University of Applied Sciences offers international prospective students a possibility to chat with the current university students via Skype, Whatsapp and social networks. Join chat sessions every Friday from 16:00 to 18:00 CET and find out what does it mean to be a Hanze UAS student!

To plan their budget accordingly, students enrolled in degree programmes at Dutch universities should take into account some additional expenses next to tuition and potential visa fees. These supplementary expenses usually include a laptop, study materials, books, and other components, access to some of the university’s facilities, study excursions, and internship services.

As of the 2015-2016 academic year, international students enrolling in a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences need to apply via the university’s website in addition to their Studielink submission.

Students at Amsterdam University College do not need to arrange their own accommodation. For all three years of their Bachelor’s Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) programme they are provided with an apartment at the AUC student residence.

Stenden University of Applied Sciences provides all new international students with a number of events and programmes which aim to facilitate their first days and months in Holland and at the university.

Finding accommodation in major Dutch student cities is not an easy task due to the gap between the number of students looking for a room and the number of available rooms. Browsing such websites as is one of the valuable options to start your search for a room.

Exploring MBA opportunities can be very overwhelming due to the large number of programs and formats that are offered. Nyenrode Business Universiteit identified some key steps for you to find the right MBA where accreditations, rankings, location, costs and return on investment are amongst the elements that play a role in your decision.