The Netherlands, with an active lifestyle and diverse environment is one of the most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe to study, so it annually attracts students from around the globe. Dutch universities offer more than 1500 programs in English! Receiving your degree from the Netherlands secures a successful career worldwide, as the quality of interactive teaching system is internationally recognized!
The Dutch education system is one of the most rigorous and forward-thinking in the world. It’s a system based on student-led learning, critical debate and practical experience. Most of our programs involve real work placements, team projects or other ‘hands-on’ elements.
Economically, the Netherlands is a very attractive place to study, as tuition fees are very low (approximately € 1770 per year) and accommodation costs surprisingly reasonable.
Higher education in the Netherlands is offered at two types of institutions: universities of applied sciences and research universities.
The Netherlands is also characterized by the fact that it is the only non-English speaking country, where more than 95% of residents speak English, making your stay there surprisingly comfortable. Furthermore, the most cosmopolitan capitals of Europe are only an hour from Amsterdam, making it easy to travel across the continent.
• The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Cosmopolitan atmosphere- 21,300 students, as well as staff, come from over 146 different nationalities. That diversity is one of the University's most powerful resources. The exchange of competing ideas and opinions is what leads to real innovation.
• Saxion University of Applied Sciences
Saxion University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands, with over 22,000 students (and still growing!). Saxion University has a rich history – its roots can be traced back to the 1875.
• HZ University of Applied Sciences
HZ University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized university. It is located on the beautiful Zeeland coastline in the South-West of the Neherlands. Our core values are quality, personal development, mutual respect and professional orientation. Our goal is to develop each student to be able to deal effectively with life in a multicultural society. Through a custom-built, flexible study programme, our students acquire the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for a challenging career ahead.
• Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Despite the fact that Fontys is one of the largest higher educational institutions in the south of The Netherlands, its teaching is conducted in small-scale environments at the various Fontys locations. As a result, a great deal of attention is given to your personal development and at the same time, you can profit from the huge diversity offered by Fontys as a whole.
• NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences is an education institution with more than 7.000 students from over 60 countries. It is situated in the south of the Netherlands, in the city of Breda, only 100 km from both Amsterdam and Brussels. Breda is a historical city with appr. 174,000 inhabitants and 20 000 students. The city was ranked number one in the last three years. NHTV was founded in 1966 as an institute offering management programmes in tourism, hotel and leisure and in this field, it is the largest and leading education institution in the world. New programmes have been developed, closely related to these disciplines, such as International Hotel Management, International Media and Entertainment Management, and International Game Architecture and Design and all of them are ranked for number one in Holland. The Logistics Academy at NHTV is the only one all over Holland, which managed to gain an "excellent" acreditation for 50 years in a roll.
NHTV is NUMBER 1 in Holland for 2015 and all programmes are ranked first in their categories in the national rankings and some bachelors are even qualified as top rated programme.