Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students
Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students
Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students
Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students
Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students
Study in the Netherlands for Ghana students

High quality education, lower cost than other main study destinations

Higher education in the Netherlands is subsidised by the government and helps to keep tuition costs below that of the main study abroad destinations – USA, Australia and the UK. The qualifications will boost you career prospects as well as show you as an ‘out-of-the-box’ thinker for choosing a less well-known destination.

The Dutch are a welcoming nation of open minded and tolerant people and you will find a very diverse culture in most cities and their Universities. There is a lot to do and see in the country.

The country offers excellent transport links to other European countries which gives you the option of travelling and sight-seeing in other popular destinations such as France and Germany at a low cost during your time there.

  • Languages in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands is part of mainland Europe, it sits in Western Europe with an extensive coastline to the North Sea and shares land borders with Germany and Belgium. The Netherlands is also known as Holland and was the first non-native English speaking country to offer courses taught in English to international students. Now almost all courses offered to international students are taught in English and Dutch, which is great if you’re planning on studying in the Netherlands.

  • Courses duration in the Netherlands

    Study in Netherlands is similar to other popular study abroad destinations in terms of duration:

    • Bachelors Degree (BA, BSc, BEng): 3-4 Years
    • Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MEng): 1-2 Years
    • PhD: 4 Years
  • The Netherlands higher education system

    The higher education system in the Netherlands is made up primarily of three different types of institution, each with a unique offering to an international student. These are Research Universities, Universities of Applied Science and Institutes for International Education.

    Certain degrees levels are only available from each institution type.

    • Bachelors: Available at Research Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences
    • Masters: Available at all Institution types
    • PhDs: Available only at Research Universities
  • 4 universities in the top

    The Netherlands is an established and revered seat of higher education with 4 universities in the QS Top 100 Universities 2010/11, those institutions are University of Amsterdam, Leiden University, Utrecht University and Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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