Universities in the Netherlands
Research Universities in the Netherlands
There are 14 Research Universities in the Netherlands. Most of these institutes have a comprehensive portfolio of study programs and do research in all scientific areas. Three universities are specialized in Engineering and Technology.
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Research Universities offer fully accredited Bachelor (BA, BSc, LLB), Master (MA, MSc. LLM, MBA) and PhD programs. These degrees are generally acknowledged by all universities and governments around the world.
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You can find Research Universities in the following cities in the Netherlands
- Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam
- Breukelen: Nyenrode Business Universiteit
- Delft: Delft University of Technology
- Eindhoven: Eindhoven University of Technology
- Enschede: University of Twente
- Groningen: University of Groningen
- Heerlen: Open University Nederland
- Leiden: Leiden University
- Maastricht: Maastricht University
- Nijmegen: Radboud University Nijmegen
- Rotterdam: Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Tilburg: Tilburg University
- Utrecht: Utrecht University
- Wageningen: Wageningen University of Technology
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Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands
The number of Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands exceeds 100. These universities offer top quality accredited study programs that are tuned to the needs of the business world. Institutions often have close cooperations with the private and public sector. Students will do one or several internships during the course of their study program.
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You can find Universities of Applied Sciences in the following major cities in the Netherlands:
- Amsterdam: Inholland University of Applied Sciences
- Breda: Avans University of Applied Sciences
- Den Bosch: HAS Den Bosch
- Eindhoven: Fontys University of Applied Sciences
- Groningen: Hanze University Groningen
- Nijmegen: HAN University of Applied Sciences
- The Hague: The Hague University of Applied Sciences
- Utrecht: HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
Institutes for International Education in the Netherlands
Institutes for International education form a category of their own. Although they offer officially accredited study programs, they are not part of the regular university structure. The very first institute was established in the 1950’s and offered development related programs that solely attracted international students.
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Nowadays there are 8 Institutes for International Education. They are located in the following cities:
- Delft: UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
- Ede: MDF Training and Consultancy, PTC+
- Maastricht: Maastricht School of Management
- Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
- The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
- Utrecht: TiasNimbas Business School
- Wageningen: International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture
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