Study in the Netherlands
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What the Netherlands can offer students
The Netherlands, also known as Holland, has a big international community. Study in Netherlands is becoming increasingly popular as a result of being welcoming to international students and having a high quality education. It is one of the top countries in Europe for offering courses taught in English with over 1,200 courses available. With most Netherlands university offering some courses in English.
Study costs at a Netherlands university
Tuition isn’t free but it is subsidised by the Dutch government and is a big draw to study in the Netherlands. This keeps costs below those in the USA, Australia and the UK. For example in the 2019/20 academic year, annual fees at some universities started at £1,900. The cost of living is approximately £700 to £1,000 per month depending on the city where you study. We estimate a third of this will be accommodation with an average room costing £250 - £500. A good level of English language competence is necessary to study at a Netherlands university. If English is not your first language, you will need to show your results from an accepted English language test when applying for your course - no lower than 6.0 IELTS or TEOFL.
After studying in the Netherlands there are excellent career. The government’s policy is to support graduates from a Netherlands university to stay. International graduates can apply for an orientation year which is a 1 year residency permit, allowing time to find a job or start a business.