Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences (Hogescholen) and International Institutes in the Netherlands
As one of the best educational centers in Europe, the Netherlands offers more than 1400 internationally-orientated degree programs and courses in English. Higher education in the Netherlands can be divided into three main streams: Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences (Hogescholen) and International Institutes Universities in Holland
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. See the government funded and private Universities International institutes in Holland
« Delft Unesco- IHE
« Berlage Institute Rotterdam
« Institute of Social Studies See more information on Institute for International studies Compare the degrees
A comparison of all the Bachelor and Master degrees offered in English can be found at Studychoice Universities of Applied Sciences (Hogescholen) in Holland
The programs offered by Universities of Applied Sciences (Hogescholen) focus on the practical application of knowledge. Acquiring work experience through internships is an integral part of professional study programs. The Netherlands has 45 government-funded Universities of Applied Sciences. The largest institute enroll between 20,000 to 39,000 students. Altogether some 365,000 students are enrolled on professional programs.
» Master (M): 1–2 years
» Bachelor (B): 4 years See the list of Universities of Applied Science (Hogescholen) in the Netherlands: