The Netherlands has over 50 years of experience with offering international programmes in English.
The Dutch educational system is interactive, business-driven and it focuses on teamwork.
The Dutch educational system is of high quality and is acknowledged worldwide.
95% of the inhabitants speak English which makes communication with the locals easy.
Total number of international students is 81,700.
Undergoing education in the Netherlands is the key for a successful worldwide career. The Dutch system of higher education enjoys a worldwide reputation for high quality.
Holland has received international acclaim for its ground-breaking Problem - Based Learning system.
The Netherlands has been recognized as the knowledge centre of long study traditions and well- known universities and universities of applied sciences.
The emphasis of studies at Universities of applied sciences is laid upon professional education rather than scientific research and offer high rate of graduate employability.
Higher education is partly subsidized in the Netherlands, which means that tuition fees can be kept relatively low especially compared with countries like the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Dutch education system has a long tradition and holds world class reputation. Many famous artists, writers, philosophers, and scientists have come from the Netherlands.
Dutch institutions have good relations with foreign partner institutes and facilitate their students to engage in exchange programmes and study tours.
International Students may either allowed to do seasonal work full-time in June, July and August (or) may work part-time throughout the rest of the year but no more than ten hours a week
International Students that have graduated from Dutch Institutions are allowed to stay up to one year to search for full-time employment.
Economy & Job Market
The Netherlands has a very strong economy and has been playing a special role in the European economy for many centuries.
The Netherlands is one of the world's 10 leading exporting countries.
The Netherlands has the 16th largest economy in the world.
Ranks 7th in GDP (nominal) per capita.
Due to its central position, the Netherlands has been described as the Gateway to Europe. All famous European capitals are within easy reach: Paris, Berlin, Brussels and London are all situated within an hour flight from the Dutch capital - Amsterdam.
The Netherlands' location gives it prime access to markets in the UK and Germany, with the port of Rotterdam being the largest port in Europe.
One of the leading European nations for attracting FDIs and is one of the 5 largest investors in the United States.
Amsterdam is the financial and business capital of the Netherlands and is the 5th busiest tourist destination in Europe with more than 4.2 million international visitors.
Major industries include chemicals, metallurgy, machinery, electrical, goods and tourism. Examples include Unilever, Heineken, financial services (ING), chemicals (DSM), petroleum refining (Shell), electronic machinery (Philips, ASML) and car navigation Tom-tom.