What are the advantages of studying in the Netherlands? How much does it cost to study in the Netherlands? What are the conditions to study in the Netherlands? Which Dutch study abroad consulting company is reputable? All will be answered by TRUST Study Abroad Consultant in this article.
The Netherlands is a beautiful country located below sea level, so throughout the cities is a dense system of canals that create the typical scenery of this place. The Netherlands is home to tulips, famous for its flower fields and windmills. Bicycles are the main means of transportation that give this country a rare fresh air. In particular, the capital Amsterdam is ranked as one of the 5 most livable green cities in the world.
=> Regarding the quality of education: The higher education system in the Netherlands ranks 7th in the world according to Universitas 21. Studying abroad in this country, students can choose to study at high ranking universities in the top. 100 worlds.
=> About tuition fees: The cost of studying and living in the Netherlands is only half or 1/3 cheaper than schools of the same rank in the UK, US or Australia.
=> About visa procedures: Studying in the Netherlands does not need to prove the source of income except for some savings of about 10,000 Euro. There is no failed visa because the school is the unit that handles the procedures.
=> About the settlement regime: After finishing the course, students are automatically extended for a 12-month visa to find a job. If you find a job with an income of about 27,000 Euro/year, students will be granted a 5-year visa to stay to work and legally settle in this country.
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THE Netherland’s Study Abroad Market
According to statistics in the Netherlands, there are more than 1,455 courses taught entirely in English for international students. With more than 76,000 international students studying, the Netherlands ranks among the top countries with the largest number of international students in Europe. In which, about 38,000 students come from European countries, which helps the Netherlands to become the country with the leading education system in Europe.
Higher education in the Netherlands is particularly focused, students are receiving great support from the government such as tuition reductions and the opportunity to receive scholarships up to 75% for students. members with outstanding achievements. Besides, students can also pay their own tuition fees by working part-time on holidays with a certain amount of time. In addition, the state also allows students to borrow money for a limited time without paying interest. Students only have to pay this amount when they graduate and find a job.
Education in the Netherlands
Because the Dutch government has policies to encourage study and support teaching costs, tuition fees here are relatively cheap compared to European countries. However, because of that, the entrance requirements of the school are quite high, if you want to go directly to the University program, you usually need to attend at least 1 semester of the first year of a university in Vietnam, then apply. applying to universities with the same major in the Netherlands. For those who have just graduated from high school and want to study abroad right away, you can choose to study from the Foundation program.
|Entry Requirements||Preparatory Program|
|1/ Graduated from grade 12|
|2/ Take the Math entrance test.|
|3/ English IELTS Or TOEIC|
|2/ PPLE: Due to the limited number, it is quite difficult for ordinary students. Request|
|- AAB score (= 70%)|
|- Essay, interview, CV and personal essay|
|1/ Graduated from University with the same major, GPA>7.0|
|2/ Take the entrance test (if required by the school)|
|Strong majors||1/ Intl Business and Management Studies (International Economics and Management) 3 years|
|2/ Intl Business and Management Studies (International Economics and Management) 4 years|
|3/ Intl Business and Languages (International Languages and Economics)|
|There are specializations up to:|
|* Intl Finance and Control|
|* Asia Europe and Latin America (Learn about Europe, A and Latin America)|
|* Organization Leadership and Change|
|* Global Trade and Supply Chain Management (Global Trade and Transportation)|
|* Intl Marketing (International Marketing)|
|Học phí||Tuition for pre-university program: 5,665 euros/semester, 16,995 euros/year|
|Tuition fees for undergraduate programs: from 9,000 euros to 11,000 euros per academic year|
|Deposit 2200 euros + 300 euros registration fee|
How much does it cost to study in the Netherlands?
The cost of living in Europe in general and the Netherlands in particular is about 10,000 EUR/year. Here are the types of costs to study in the Netherlands that you need to know:
|Translation||55.000 VND per page|
|Invitation Letter||250 EUR (depend on school)|
|Visa Application||~ 174 EUR|
|Fight ticket||700 EUR (depend on time)|
|Total: ~1200 EUR|
|In the Netherlands|
|School fee*||9.000 – 16.000 EUR per year|
|Accommodation||800-900 EUR per month|
|~ 680 EUR per month|
|School books||200 EUR per year|
|Transportation||100 EUR per year|
|Total: ~19.000 – 26.000 EUR per year|
EXPERIENCE TO STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS
Prepare before flight day
Documents to prepare:
In addition to the documents related to applying to the school, you need to prepare the documents to apply for a Visa right after receiving the acceptance letter from the school.
– Registration forms, appointment forms to submit documents with the embassy.
– You should prepare a certified copy of the birth certificate at the Consulate, study-related documents such as High School / University Diploma should be scanned and saved because when you arrive you will have to send the documents. this document to the school.
How to find a home when studying in the Netherlands
+ Search by yourself through social networks:
Before coming to the Netherlands to study abroad, you should join associations and groups of Vietnamese international students in the Netherlands as well as individual associations and groups in each city/school. This is a great opportunity for you to safely find a room because you can rent out the rooms of students who have completed their preparatory courses back home or elsewhere.
Some associations and groups of Vietnamese international students, Vietnamese associations in the Netherlands:
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142303619141851/)
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/VSNLassociation
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/visoggroningen/
Currently, there is no direct flight from Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh to Amsterdam. Therefore, international students will have to Transit through a 3rd city before reaching the Netherlands. Some airlines have routes to Amsterdam: Vietnam Airlines, Air France, KLM, Cathay, China Airlines, Aeroflot, , Emirates, Qatar Airways… At the time before the semesters, airlines also very often launch new promotions. promotions, which can be price promotions, or an extra 10kg deposit for international students.
Reputable websites you can refer to for prices:
Supplies to bring
In the Netherlands, everything is available and you can buy it easily, but when you first arrive, a checklist for you to refer to will make it easier for you to prepare. I will share with you some of my experiences as follows:
+ Clothes: you don’t need to bring too many clothes, bring what you really like, in accordance with your own style. There are also many clothing stores here, with many different prices and quality, and the sale seasons are available almost all year round, so about the price you can rest assured, watch the sale to buy beautiful clothes at a reasonable price. cheap. You should bring home clothes, a few pairs of jeans because the size of these pants can be a bit difficult to buy because European and Asian bodies are also different, Light jacket so you can wear it right away, 1 piece Thick coats are for those who come to the Netherlands around February because the weather is quite cold at that time. Winter clothes I should buy in the Netherlands because of better quality but also more suitable for the climate. You shouldn’t bring too many thick sweaters/sweaters, as there are fireplaces everywhere in the Netherlands, so you only need a thick coat when you’re out and about, while indoors you can still dress modestly but still warm. You can prepare 1, 2 beautiful party dresses for girls, 1 long dress, and 1 vest for boys to wear on special occasions.
+ Shoes and sandals: Buy yourself about 1-2 pairs of soft-soled sports shoes, it’s good, because you will have to walk a lot. Bring an extra pair of slippers (sandals, flip-flops, honeycomb sandals, ..) because sometimes you will have to look for eyestrain without seeing it, due to the Dutch habit of wearing soft, fabric sandals. in the house, rather than wearing plastic slippers like families in Vietnam.
+ Sockets, power sockets: The Netherlands uses 220V electricity like in Vietnam, 2-pin power sockets are round, slightly indented. You should bring 1.2 power sockets to use, or 3-pin to 2-pin converters if needed.
+ Electronics: Girls should bring a small hair dryer. You can also bring a Mini iron if you use it often. As for other electrical items such as study lights, kettles…you can absolutely buy them in the Netherlands in secondhand markets, which are also very cheap or some houses are already available to you.
+ Medicines: Some basic medicines such as antibiotics, cold medicine, headache medicine, lozenges, stomach pain medicine, .. should be prepared but should not be brought too much because it is easy to cause difficulties at customs. . These basic drugs can also be purchased at a few pharmacies but are very expensive and many require a doctor’s prescription. Those with chronic diseases should also prepare the medicines they need along with a doctor’s prescription to prevent being asked when entering the country.
+ Dry food: According to experience, you should bring dry spices that are difficult to buy in Europe such as: soup powder, bring a little rice paper / rice paper rolls, a little dried bamboo shoots if you like, shiitake mushrooms, wood ear, etc. … These items should be carefully vacuumed and placed in checked-in suitcases. You can also bring some instant noodles in case you can’t cook rice or are unfamiliar with the food in the first few days.
+ School supplies: You should bring a calculator, a small English-English dictionary, or a specialized dictionary because some exams allow you to bring an English-English dictionary into the exam room. . Notebooks, Pens, you can bring a few if you like or you may not need to bring them because these are also quite diverse and cheap to buy here.
+ Cash: Before you go, you can open a Mastercard, Visa can make international payments to take away in case and can spend while waiting for the bank card as well as waiting for the school to transfer the money. Cash according to my experience, you should bring about 1500 – 2000 eur depending on your needs, you should pay attention to change money denominations from 50e or less because higher denominations are difficult to spend.
+ Others: Those who are nearsighted can bring 1 pair of glasses in case they are lost or broken. Bringing a scarf, beanie, gloves, umbrella, raincoat… is also an option you should consider.
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