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Dutch universities – study in the Netherlands

Study in the Netherlands: A guide to Dutch universities


This guide explains everything you need to study in the Netherlands: the top Dutch universities, Netherlands scholarships and universities in the Netherlands for international students.

Education in the Netherlands

Education in the Netherlands: A guide to the Dutch education system


Our guide to education in the Netherlands explains each level of the Dutch school system to help you enrol your child into Dutch education, plus Dutch school holidays.

Dutch language courses

Learn Dutch: Dutch language courses in the Netherlands


Learn Dutch in the Netherlands with this list of Dutch language courses around the Netherlands, including Dutch courses in Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht and online.

Benefits of bilingualism

The benefits of raising a bilingual child


The world has gotten smaller and ever more connected, making it not just desirable to speak more than one language, but necessary – especially for expat children.

How to prepare for an MBA

How to prepare for MBA programmes


After your application has been accepted, you may think that there is nothing left to prepare for your MBA besides packing your bags — but getting accepted is only the beginning.

The issues facing modern business in a global, digital world


Doing business in the modern world has revealed unforeseen challenges with the growing digital-first, global and sustainable mindset.

How to feel at home in the Netherlands as an expat


Besides all the logistics and paperwork involved in moving to the Netherlands, there is one facet of life as an expat that is much less straightforward: how to adapt to a new country.


How millennials are changing business leadership


Millennials: the term has been used in business and academic circles for the last decade, and much has been written, debated and discussed about the next generation. [Contributed by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University]

Time in Dutch

The Dutch language: positive or negative


You may have never thought about it, but there are many expressions in each language that reveal whether you have a positive or a negative mindset — especially with things you say almost every day.

Middle years programme

Learning all about the IB Middle Years Programme


Parents, of course, want their children to have bright futures. One of the ways they can ensure that their children succeed is by providing high-quality education from an early age.

MIP International MBA

Are you ready to go beyond conventions with an international EMBA?


Are you looking for an international and flexible programme that prepares you to become the manager of the future? Discover the International Flex EMBA, the distance learning MBA developed by MIP Politecnico di Milano in partnership with WOBI, the world-renowned business content hub. [Contributed by...

Learn Dutch

Most fun ways to learn Dutch outside the classroom


Learning Dutch as a foreigner – especially as an English speaker – can be difficult, but not for the reason most people expect when learning a new language.

Skills for international business

Five skills needed for international business success


Gone are the days when a job was a job for life – long gone. [Contributed by Rotterdam School of Management]

Swedish work culture

The 5 biggest differences between Dutch and Swedish work culture


There’s not that much distance between Sweden and the Netherlands, but there is a big difference in the way these two countries do business.

Florencius International School

A new philosophy at an international school in Amsterdam


Moving around the world with your children and attending an international school is a great experience in life, but there is not much choice in international schools. [Contributed by Florencius International School]

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