Studying in the Netherlands
Why study in the netherlands?
Enjoy high quality education
Higher education in Holland has a worldwide reputation for its high quality. This quality is guaranteed through a national system of regulation and quality assurance.
The rankings also put the Dutch higher education system in 3rd place in a measurement referred to as the 'best value higher education systems in the world'.
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Dutch society is strongly connected to other cultures, the world and the business community. This means that as a student you will take part in international classes. Holland in fact has more than 80,000 international students.
Amsterdam Schiphol airport, has flights all over the world and only 15 minutes from central Amsterdam
The country is the birth place of Nobel Prize winners, daring philosophers, groundbreaking artists and scientists. It was the first country on the European continent to offer study programmes taught in English.
Holland is a creative nation. Dutch people enjoy innovating and constantly ask themselves and others questions to come up with new ideas. While studying in the Netherlands, you will be encouraged to think about creative solutions.
Prepare for the career of your dreams
Although a small country in size, Holland has a big international presence. It is the 21st largest economy in the world. Some of the world’s big multinationals, including Philips, Heineken, KLM, Shell, ING Bank and Unilever, are Dutch.
Studying in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is one of the best cities in the world to live, according to Mercer’s 2012 ‘Quality of Living Survey’. It is also one of the safest capital cities in Europe.
There are people of over 180 different nationalities living in Amsterdam. The Dutch have an openminded approach to cultural diversity and welcome international students. Although Dutch is the national language, most people speak English to a very high standard.
Amsterdam is a major financial centre and was the birthplace of the world’s first stock exchange. It remains a prestigious centre for international business today, with over 286,000 people working in financial industries.
Amsterdam packs a lot into its relatively small space. It is a major cultural centre and hosts international music and sporting events. It is easy to get around, either by bike or public transport, and there are lots of green spaces. The beach is only a 20-minute train ride away.
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