Does the idea of gliding between lectures on a bicycle sound romantic to you? Perhaps you should consider studying in the Netherlands. Before you decide to come, it is advisable to do some research on the rather unique Dutch education system. The articles in this section will take you through how it works, and advise you on the practical side of being a student in the Netherlands.

Are you trying to figure out whether attending Dutch University would suit you? Have a look at our article on ‘student life in the Netherlands‘. It describes the nature of University sports and social organisations, and how you can participate in them as an international student.

If you decide that studying in the Netherlands is for you, it is important to check that you have the appropriate qualifications to apply. Find out by reading this article, and also learn about the different types of ‘International Higher Education‘ on offer to you here.

Once you have established that you are fully qualified, you need to take care of some practicalities. First and foremost, where are you going to live? Read about how to find ‘student housing in the Netherlands‘, and what to expect when you move in.

There are, of course, several ‘financial matters for students‘ you will have to consider before coming to study here. This article will answer your questions about fees, loans and scholarships available to students. There are even some tips on how to begin your career in the Netherlands after graduating.