• The Netherlands is known as the first non-English speaking country in which universities started to design higher education study programmes in English to accommodate students coming from abroad.
• The Netherlands has been recognized as a knowledge centre with rich study traditions and well-known universities. Scientific research done at Dutch universities is very highly valued at both the national and international level.
• A diploma from a Dutch university provides an opportunity to start one’s own business and can be very useful in terms of having a successful career in any country of the world.
• The Dutch educational system is interactive and focuses on teamwork, helping international students meet one another. During their studies in Holland, students become open minded specialists with a global outlook and an international orientation.
• International students from all over the world come to study in Holland. With its key role in the European Union and multinational markets, The Netherlands is recognized as an expert in the fields of know-how and academic education. The Netherlands is a unique non-English speaking country in which 95% of inhabitants speak English.
• The tuition fees and other expenses for those who come to study in Holland are relatively low compared to other European countries.
• For students from the EU, the annual tuition fee for a degree programme or course at a Dutch university starts from €1,906. The cost of study programmes for non-EU students may vary from €5,800 to €20,000 a year.
• In addition, many Dutch universities offer grants and scholarships that can reduce or fully cover the tuition fees of study programmes.
• Due to its central geographic and economic position in continental Europe, The Netherlands is often described as the gateway to Europe. It takes only about an hour to fly from Amsterdam to Paris, Berlin, Brussels, or London.
• Diploma or certificate of secondary (high) school with list of subjects and hours per subject for the Bachelor's programmes.
• College or university diploma with list of subjects and hours per subject for the Master's Programmes.
• Results of TOEFL or IELTS test for non-native speakers. Some universities accept results of other English language proficiency tests. Please check with the respective university for details. Required scores are at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) for TOEFL. For IELTS test, score of at least 6 is required.
• Results of Dutch language test NT2 only for enrolment for programmes in Dutch. Language requirements for individual programmes or courses are indicated in the database of international study programmes.
• Curriculum Vitae (resume), reference letter(s) and a letter of introduction (an essay, personal statement or motivation letter) with the information about candidate's background and reasons of choice studies in Netherlands.
Photocopies of these documents should be translated in English, France, Spanish or German and certified by educational institution (school) or by notary.
|1||Technische Universiteit Delft|
|4||Technische Universiteit Eindhoven|
|7||Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen|
|9||UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education|
|13||De Haagse Hogeschool|
|1||Universiteit van Amsterdam|
|5||Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam|
|8||Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen|
|9||Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam|
|11||Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen|