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Everyone’s heard of world famous universities, such as Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and Princeton. However, if you’re hoping to study at one of these top academic institutions you’ll not only require outstanding exam results; you’ll also need the right connections and plenty of cash! Which is why you might wish to consider studying in the Netherlands instead. Indeed, no less than 11 Dutch universities have successfully made it onto this year’s best global universities list. To discover more about some of the finest universities in Holland, read on!
The best universities in the Netherlands
Every year the Times Higher Education magazine publishes the World University Rankings – a list of the leading 200 universities worldwide. Although British and American universities invariably top the list, Dutch universities are by no means under-represented. In fact an impressive 11 Dutch universities earned a place in the rankings for the 2014-2015 academic year – a massive achievement for such a small country!
Dutch universities that appear in the World University Rankings are:
Don’t speak Dutch? No problem! Most Dutch universities are internationally oriented and provide all of their lectures in English. And many even offer Dutch language courses for those planning to remain in the Netherlands after their studies.
Prefer to read this article in Dutch? Then visit our sister blog, Heimwee.info, specifically intended for Dutch emigrants.