Reasons you should consider Holland- Netherlands as your study destination
The Netherlands is ranked one of the safest countries to live in the world and its citizens are ranked among the top 10 happiest countries in the world with a good standard of living. The largest sea port in Europe is located in Rotterdam one of the major of cities in the Netherlands thereby making Holland a commercial and industrial hub. Major European cities are within 3 to 6 hours of train ride from the Netherlands, cities such as Berlin, Paris, Belgium and London.
There are over 2000 English Programs you can choose from in various institutions in Holland. 9 in 10 people speak English in the Netherlands. There is a rich population of international students from over 160 countries. The Netherlands also hosts a large number of industries thanks to its favourable tax treaties.
You can choose from about 14 Research Universities and whole lots of University of Applied Sciences and Institutes for International Education
Seven Dutch universities ranks among the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education global university 2020 ranking. These universities are
- Wageningen University & Research
- University of Amsterdam
- Delft University of Technology
- Leiden University
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- University of Groningen
- Utrecht University
Cost of study in the Netherlands is relatively cheaper when compared with other English speaking countries. Tuition fees ranges between €6000 and €20000 depending on the school and program of choice.
Scholarship opportunities are also available to support students with their studies.
Another reason to study in Holland is the opportunity to stay in the Netherlands and look for work after graduation. This is known as orientation year visa and the visa is valid for 1 year within which time you can secure a job to enable stay longer in the Netherlands as a knowledge migrant. After 5 years of legal residence you can apply for a permanent resident status or apply for Dutch citizenship.
Visa process is pretty easy as your school of choice is the one to apply for your visa. This makes study in Holland unique from other destinations. Once you have been granted admission chances are that your study visa will be approved. Your school will ensure that you provide all the necessary requirements before submitting your visa application.
So, what are you waiting for, browse through the list of approved schools and get started with your application for admission.