Top 10 Best Universities in the Netherlands in 2019

When you think about studying abroad, you also know that this is an investment in your future. Most international students are eager to see the university rankings that include a list of the top universities and colleges from all over the world.

Each year, The Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities both publish their own top of the best universities worldwide.

Universities and colleges in the Netherlands are some of the most popular in the world, especially thanks to their focus on research. They also encourage students to develop their own talent and performance. In addition, they offer a large number of Master's degrees fully taught in English.

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Below are the top universities in the Netherlands, based on THE Ranking and Shanghai Ranking. Although rankings are highly important in regard to the credibility and acknowledgement of a university or college, you should consider other or additional criteria when you choose your university programme.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

See list of top 10 universities in Europe in 2019

Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) 2018

See the list of the most international universities in the Netherlands.

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Enjoy tuition fee discounts at Dutch public universities

If you are from an EU/EEA country or Suriname and you start studying a Bachelor’s at a public university in the Netherlands in 2018-2019, you will only pay half of the tuition fee in the first year. This means that for the first year of studies your fee will only be 1,030 EUR.

A main condition to be eligible is to not have studied in the Netherlands before. The fee discount also applies to Master’s degrees in Initial Teacher Education, provided that you start a Bachelor’s in Education in 2018-2019.

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