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Why study in the Netherlands?

Enjoy high quality education

Higher education in the Netherlands has a worldwide reputation for its high quality

Get connected

Dutch society is strongly connected to other cultures, the world and the business community.

Prepare for the career of your dreams

The Netherlands has a big international presence. It is the 21st largest economy in the world.

Why study in Sweden?

Be pioneering

The country is the birth place of the Nobel Prize, with many daring philosophers and groundbreaking scientists from Lund University

Be creative

When you study in Sweden, you’re encouraged to think independently, creatively and critically. You’ll learn to question and make well-informed opinions.

Equality is central to Swedish society

Swedish society is known for its inclusiveness. Sweden is often referred to as the most equal country in the world.


  • 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.

  • Find out more about Amsterdam City


  • Swedes have the second highest proficiency in English as a second language in the world – English is spoken by 90% of the population, allowing students to have a unique European experience without language barriers.
  • Sweden is ranked fourth best in the world at providing higher education by the Universitas 21 ranking.
  • Sweden is one of the safest countries in the world and ranked as one of the best in which to live.
  • Sweden is ranked second most innovative economy in the world by the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index.
  • Find out more about studying in Sweden
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