International Education Options

In the Netherlands, the majority of international schools are partly subsidized by the Dutch Ministry of Education and are thus bound by ministry rules, while others are privately operated. These so-called ‘Dutch International Schools’ are spread... Read more...


The National Education System

Primary Education Children from age four through twelve go to primary school in the Netherlands. Primary education lasts eight years (including two years of kindergarten), and in the final year (‘group 8’) pupils are advised as to the type of secondary... Read more...


Going to University

The higher education system in the Netherlands is based on a three-cycle degree system, consisting of a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D degree. It is offered at two types of institutions: research universities (WO) and universities of applied sciences... Read more...


International Education

Next to the research universities and universities of applied sciences, Holland has a third and smaller branch of higher education, officially known as ‘International Education’ (IE). International education offers advanced training courses, taught... Read more...


Tuition

There are two types of institutions that offer higher education in the Netherlands: government-funded and government-approved. Studying at a government-funded institution will cost anywhere upwards from € 1,906 a year (for 2014/2015), for EU/EEA/Swiss/Surinam-students.... Read more...


Insurance

Students under the age of 30 who are in the Netherlands solely for study purposes (and are not in a part-time job or paid internship) are exempt from the general requirement to take out Dutch public health care insurance; however, they will have to make... Read more...


Studiefinanciering

If are younger than the age of 30 and are starting your studies at a university or university of applied sciences, you have the right to apply for so-called studiefinanciering, which is made up of a basic grant, and additional grant, and an interest-bearing... Read more...


Permits

If you are a national of an EU/EEA member state, and a few other countries, you will not need an authorization temporary stay (MVV) to study in the Netherlands. You may enter the Netherlands without a visa. Otherwise, you will need an authorization temporary... Read more...


Useful References

governmental organizations MINISTERIE VAN ONDERWIJS, CULTUUR EN WETENSCHAP The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science www.government.nl/ministries/ocw DIENST UITVOERING ONDERWIJS (previously the IB-Groep) www.ib-groep.nl websites STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS www.studyinholland.nl www.studyfinder.nl LISTINGS... Read more...


International Education Options

In the Netherlands, the majority of international schools are partly subsidized by the Dutch Ministry of Education and are thus bound by ministry rules, while others are privately operated. These so-called ‘Dutch International Schools’ are spread...

Read more...


The National Education System

Primary Education Children from age four through twelve go to primary school in the Netherlands. Primary education lasts eight years (including two years of kindergarten), and in the final year (‘group 8’) pupils are advised as to the type of secondary...

Read more...


Going to University

The higher education system in the Netherlands is based on a three-cycle degree system, consisting of a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D degree. It is offered at two types of institutions: research universities (WO) and universities of applied sciences...

Read more...


International Education

Next to the research universities and universities of applied sciences, Holland has a third and smaller branch of higher education, officially known as ‘International Education’ (IE). International education offers advanced training courses, taught...

Read more...


Tuition

There are two types of institutions that offer higher education in the Netherlands: government-funded and government-approved. Studying at a government-funded institution will cost anywhere upwards from € 1,906 a year (for 2014/2015), for EU/EEA/Swiss/Surinam-students....

Read more...


Insurance

Students under the age of 30 who are in the Netherlands solely for study purposes (and are not in a part-time job or paid internship) are exempt from the general requirement to take out Dutch public health care insurance; however, they will have to make...

Read more...


Studiefinanciering

If are younger than the age of 30 and are starting your studies at a university or university of applied sciences, you have the right to apply for so-called studiefinanciering, which is made up of a basic grant, and additional grant, and an interest-bearing...

Read more...


Permits

If you are a national of an EU/EEA member state, and a few other countries, you will not need an authorization temporary stay (MVV) to study in the Netherlands. You may enter the Netherlands without a visa. Otherwise, you will need an authorization temporary...

Read more...


Useful References

governmental organizations MINISTERIE VAN ONDERWIJS, CULTUUR EN WETENSCHAP The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science www.government.nl/ministries/ocw DIENST UITVOERING ONDERWIJS (previously the IB-Groep) www.ib-groep.nl websites STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS www.studyinholland.nl www.studyfinder.nl LISTINGS...

Read more...


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