The Netherlands considers itself as one of the most organized and modernized European countries, giving numerous chances to all. The country offers various courses and study programs that covers a wide range of subjects. The unique feature of the education system in Netherlands is the curriculum, which is tailored to the needs of students, especially in specialized fields.
Netherlands higher education system is known world wide for its great quality which is made possible through proper quality checks and regulation. About 1000 courses and study programs are offered and taught in English by higher institutions.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SCHOOL IN THE NETHERLANDS
FOR STUDENTS OUTSIDE EUROPE
For students outside Europe tuition fees is normally higher. Students will have to pay about 4000-5000 Euros. Also they have to contend with application fees which could be about 100 Euros depending on the course and program to be studied.
TUITION FEES FOR EU/EEA STUDENTS
Full time students will pay about 1835 Euros
Part time students will pay about 1517 Euros
EU/EEA students normally do not pay application fees
COST OF LIVING
Costs such as feeding, travel, accommodation and others can be taken care of with about 800 Euros
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY
For those seeking admission to a bachelor’s program, a recognized secondary school diploma is required. For foreign students, they must have a diploma that is considered equivalent to the minimum diploma required.
For those seeking admission to a master’s program, candidates should at the minimum have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
Candidates should choose an institution and get in touch with the admission office to know what the admission process entails and what documents are needed.
Evidence of capability in English language. TOEFL and IELTS scores are accepted. For IELTS a mark of 6 is required while for TOEFL, the scores needed are 213 which is by computer or 550 which is by paper.
Here are some of the best universities in Netherlands
Open university of Netherlands
University of Amsterdam
Delft University of technology
University of Groningen