The Netherlands is a small country in northwestern Europe sandwiched between Belgium and Germany in Western Europe. The Netherlands is also identified as Holland because it covers the provinces of North and South Holland.
Official Name: Kingdom of Netherland
Form of Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Official Language: Dutch
surface area: 41,528 km² (18.41% water)
GDP per capita: $42,300 (2012 EST.)
Industry: food processing, petroleum refining, manufacture of chemicals, electrical machinery, metal products, and electronics.
Language: Dutch (official), Frisian (official)
WHY STUDY IN NETHERLAND?
Interactive and student-centered
Affordable study costs
Innovative teaching methods
A wide range of degrees taught in English
Internationally recognized degrees
Easy access to surrounding countries of Europe
NETHERLANDS EDUCATION SYSTEM
The higher education system in the Netherlands is made up primarily of three different types of institutions, each with a unique offering to an international student. They are
Universities of Applied Science
Institutes for International Education
Tuition Fees: 6000 Euro to 8000 Euro per year (Depending on the program)
WORK RIGHTS & STAY BACK POST STUDY
International students who obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree can spend a period of up to 12 months to find a job as a highly skilled migrant. Called the ‘search year’, this is the time given to graduates to look for a suitable job in the Dutch market.
English Requirement: IELTS not mandatory
Permitted to take up full-time work from June to August, or work part time for a maximum of 10 hours a week.
Netherlands/EU Government Scholarships for International Students
Dutch Colleges and Universities that offer Scholarships for International Students
Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships TU Delft