Netherlands, the country of tulips, windmills and wooden clogs, is located in the east of Europe with two sides
faced with Arctic Ocean. Its area is 41,546 km2, population is 15,6 million. The majority of Netherlands population use English as their office language. Netherlands is considered as one of the wealthiest countries in the world with a safe, reputable and friendly international educational environment.
Netherlands degrees are acknowledged all over the world. Its undergraduate education system is divided into 3 groups: universities, universities of professional education and institutes of international education. The rate of undergraduate in Netherlands is highest in the world, every 30 persons there is 1 person having bachelor degree.
English is official language used for teaching in the schools and universities in Netherlands. Undergraduate and postgraduate education in Netherlands is diversified in specialty: Economics, Informatics, Business, Environment… The advantage of undergraduate and postgraduate programs is high applicability. Alternately with the lessons, students will have discussions, self-testing, and actual problems solving sessions. This gives the graduates in Netherlands chances to find jobs with attractive payment as besides the internationally acknowledged bachelor degrees, they also possess valuable practical experience.
A course in a university in Netherlands normally lasts for 4 years with the tuition fee from 1,500 to 5,000 Euro/ year thanks for the support of 70% of tuition fee by the Netherlands Government for government universities. A master course normally lasts for 10 to 18 months and the tuition fee ranges from 10,000 to 18,000 Euro/course.
Many universities in Netherlands have preferential policy for international students and the preferential information is available at the International Relations Department of these universities. As in other European countries, living cost for studying in Netherlands is about 500 Euro/ month, students can stay in the hostels of the universities or in private flats. In order to get visa to Netherlands, students must transfer to the universities they registered the tuition and living fee for the first university year.
The admission requirements of the Netherlands universities include IELTS score 5.5 – 6.0 or TOEFL 550 or a completed test by the Netherlands universities. If the English level is not satisfactory, students can join English costs organized by the universities but not many universities in Netherlands provide this course. Therefore, you will have to make every effort to successfully make your overseas study dream come true
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|Official Currency||United States Dollar, Euro|
|Climate||Atlantic Ocean, with cool summers and moderate winters.|