Netherlands

Why Study In Netherlands?

About

Holland is a popular choice for international students looking to study abroad. It has some of the best universities in the world, like Erasmus University Rotterdam which is ranked 69th in the world. The Dutch education system is well known and respected for its high-quality University level education that goes as far back as the 16th century. English is used to teach in most Dutch university degree programs, programs that attract students from all over the world.

Attitude and Etiquette of the local people

Major cities in Holland see people coming here from all walks of life, hence making Holland a place with huge diversity. Everyone in the Netherlands has the right to be who they want to be and to be with who they want. Dutch society is very international with a diverse environment. Since the 17th century, major Dutch cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and even Groningen have been international trading hubs, thereby resulting in a melting pot of many nationalities. This international character means the Dutch are generally tolerant and open about different cultures and beliefs.

Language:

Some of the recognized regional languages of the Netherlands are:

Frisian

English

Papiamento

Dutch Low Saxon

Limburgish

Dutch Road Rules

Some of the general driving rules in the Netherlands are: 

  • Drive on the right and overtake on the left.
  • 18 is the legal minimum age to drive a car.
  • 16 is the legal minimum age to ride a moped.
  • A helmet is necessary for motorcycle and trike riders.
  • Driving licenses, car registration, and insurance papers are compulsory to carry.
  • Holding a mobile in a moving vehicle is considered an offense unless hands-free is used.
  • Seatbelts are mandatory while traveling.
  • Stop for pedestrians on pedestrian crossings.

Major cities with varied course options

Dutch cities may seem incomprehensible and practically identical to an outsider. Once you get to know them, however, you will realize that they have different characteristics and it is crucial to take into account where to study in this beautiful country.

Below are the names of the cities to study in the Netherlands:

  • Leiden
  • Groningen
  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • Eindhoven
  • Delft
  • Den Haag
  • Tilburg
  • Utrecht
  • Maastricht

The Netherlands has one of the world's oldest and highly respected systems of higher education. Dutch universities provide high-quality education with affordable tuition rates.

The top Dutch universities are:

  • Delft University of Technology
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Leiden University
  • Utrecht University
  • University of Groningen