Holland has three main types of institutions:
Institutions other than research universities, universities of applied sciences or institutes for international education may also offer international degree programmes or short courses.
Read more about Dutch higher education institutions.
Upon completion of the undergraduate phase, students will obtain a bachelor’s degree and after completing the postgraduate phase they receive a master’s degree.
Research universities and universities of applied sciences award both types of degrees. Institutes for International Education offer master’s programmes, but no bachelor’s programmes.
The Dutch institutions offer more than just bachelor’s or master’s programmes. In this database, you will also find MBA programmes, PhD programmes, courses to gain a certificate or diploma and other types of courses.
Read more about types of qualifications in Holland
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a model for comparing higher education in Europe. ECTS credits are awarded for successfully completed studies. ECTS credits indicate how many hours of study are required. In general, one academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits (equivalent to 1,500 – 1,800 hours of study).
Individual scholarships is 1 of the 4 instruments of the Orange Knowledge Programme aimed at mid-career professionals.
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