Universities in the Netherlands

By: Together Abroad 22-11-2013 6:43 PM
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Universities in the Netherlands

Of the fourteen government-funded research Universities in the Netherlands, three specialize in engineering, one in agriculture, and one is part of the Open University. These institutes instruct students in all aspects of academic study and research, although many programs also contain a professional component and most graduates find employment outside the research community. The Universities vary in size, ranging from 6,000 to 30,000 students. Altogether they enroll some 205,000 students.
» PhD: 4 years.
» Master of Arts (MA): 1 – 2 years.
» Master of Science (MSc): 1 – 2 years.
» Bachelor of Arts (BA): 3 years.
» Bachelor of Science (BSc): 3 years.
Delft University of Technology is a modern university with a rich tradition. Its eight faculties are at the forefront of technological development, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society. Ranked among the top universities of technology in the world (THES, 2006) TU...

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research driven, design-oriented technological university of international stature. We give young people an academic education within the field of engineering science and technology. At the heart of the TU/e is excellent teaching, quality research...

Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University Whether you call it ‘Business Administration’ or ‘Bedrijfskunde’, RSM’s internationally-oriented bachelor programmes are rated the best in the Netherlands. Address

Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. In Leiden there are approximately 17,000 students and 4,000 staff members. The University consists of 6 faculties, a School of Education (teacher training), and a Campus in The Hague. The University houses the faculties of...

Maastricht University (UM), the most international university in the Netherlands, stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With 14,500 students and 3,500 staff, UM offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in...

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Nyenrode Business Universiteit is the only private university in the Netherlands. The university offers business education n the fields of general management, accountancy and controlling. Being highly selective, with a focus on candidates' motivation and social skills, Nyenrode Business...

Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands. Established in 1923 and situated in the oldest city of The Netherlands, it has seven faculties and enrols over 17.500 students. Our personal style of teaching - offering plenty of opportunity to work...

Complex social issues such as the economic crisis, managing the climate, the multicultural society and the protection of privacy require analyses and solutions. Through top-level research and outstanding teaching, we want to contribute towards a better society. We acquire new ideas and insights...

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 250 study programmes...

The University of Groningen is an international place of knowledge that attracts students and staff from all over the world. Located in the heart of Europe, we are rooted in the tradition and history of a city which is widely regarded as the City of Talent. Our University offers a great variety...

High tech, human touch. That is the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop...

Utrecht University is a research university comprising of seven faculties which collectively span the entire academic spectrum in teaching and research. Founded in 1636, the University is now a modern, leading institute enjoying a growing international reputation. In the Shanghai Ranking, Utrecht...

Wageningen University, part of Wageningen UR, is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’. We do so by working closely together with governments and the business community. Our research and education are strongly...


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