Why are International Students Inclined towards Netherlands for Higher Studies?

by Ragini Sharma Study Abroad Consultant

Keeping in mind that an ideal institution is the one that successfully caters the student’s expectation, let’s explore some of the reasons that make the Netherlands an international center of attraction for higher education.

Let’s look at the major aspects that make the Netherlands get an idea of how to study in Netherlands.

Popular Courses

Some of the courses in-demand amongst students are-

  • Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor’s in Computing Science
  • Master’s in Environment and Energy Management
  • Master’s in Industrial Design Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master’s in Bio-Medical Sciences
  • Master's in Finance and Accounting
  • Master’s in Construction Management

Out of the top 50 global universities in business, economics, law, and psychology, Tilburg University is amongst them. It also offers B.Sc in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, B.Sc in Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, and a lot more! The University of Twente offers eight top-rated bachelor’s programs- Bachelor’s in Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Creative Technology, Communication Science, Industrial Engineering and Management, Technical Computer Science, and Chemical Science and Engineering. Choose the latest online education & teaching courses from Netherlands University.

Top-ranking Universities

13 recognized universities of Netherlands are amongst the top recognized universities delivering excellent educational experience to students from all around the world. Take a look at the list of universities in Netherlands preferred by international students -

  • University of Twente
  • Tilburg University
  • Radboud University
  • Fontys University
  • Maastricht School of Management

The University of Twente has been awarded as the ‘Best Technical University’ for a bachelor’s program based on its multidisciplinary courses, student-driven learning, project-based approach, and peer-based learning. It is not only ranked among the top 250 universities worldwide but also considered as one of the best research institutes across the world.

Tilburg University ranks 28th in the World as per Times Higher Education Ranking in the field of economics and business that makes it a hub for young entrepreneurs.

Fontys University provides 33 bachelor’s and master’s programs to students to choose from with the feasibility to opt for full-time or part-time courses.

Radboud University ranks at 128 for the year 2020. Maastricht School of Management (MSM) ranks among top 300 worldwide in Business and Management Studies whereas Radboud at 101 in Life Sciences according to the Times Higher Education (THE) report.

Cost of Living

The cost of living and studying in Netherlands is within one’s pocket as compared to UK and other European countries, with an approximate monthly expenditure of 800-1200 Euros on housing, basic meal pricing of 13 euros at the most, commuting charges through public transport sums up to 91 euros and 150 euros for the basic utilities.


The University of Twenty assists exchange students with an online housing portal to figure out a suitable rented house for the stay during the entire program. International students admitting in Radboud University can subscribe to the service package wherein budget and requirements can be stated thereby ensuring individualised support.

If you are looking for a promising career in Netherlands but confused about which university or course to go for, you can look out for free overseas education counselling online. You will find the consultants will also give you detailed counselings, clarify all your queries, and assist you for financial aid and visa processing all through virtual meets.

Go ahead and approach them at the earliest.

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