- Dutch higher education is subsidized by the government and tuition fees are relatively low. With the country’s renowned standard of education and comparatively low cost of living, studying in the Netherlands will give you true value for money.
- The Office of Education at the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences (DUO) reports that the quantity of international students rose by 6,163 for the 2016 – 2017 year compared to the previous year’s statistics, making the total number of international students in the Netherlands rise to 81,392.
- If you are 22 years or older, you should get paid around 10 euro per hour. You don’t have to pay income tax if your income does not exceed 6,475 euro per year. Anything over that will be taxed at 36.55%.
- The fourth-ranked university in the Netherlands is the University of Groningen, placed 120th in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings.
- On an average, an international student needs approximately €800 to €1,100 per month in
- The pay and therefore the standard of living tend to be better. People in the Netherlands overall tend to be happier. Especially Dutch children, as in 2013 UNICEF found that Dutch children were the happiest in the world.
- Everyone speaks pretty good English so you can get around just fine without knowing a word of Dutch.
- 84% of the international students studying in the Netherlands get employed before the completion of their programs while 92% are employed within 6 months after graduation. International students seeking employment in the Netherlands are termed as highly skilled/educated migrants.