Every year, some 40.000 international students come to the Netherlands; and with good reason:
• Education in The Netherlands focuses on high quality, problem solving, team work and open-minded interaction.
• Dutch higher education welcomes international students.
• Studying in a tolerant multicultural society.
• Study costs in The Netherlands are lower than in many other countries.
Safe living environment
The Netherlands is a country with excellent opportunities and a friendly and safe living environment. Many international students enjoy the tolerant, international attitude of the Dutch and the broad variety of cultural offerings.
Assen and Groningen
Assen is the home of sensor technology in Europe. This popular and lively provincial city in the North of The Netherlands is only 17 minutes by train away from Groningen. Groningen is a busy, vibrant and internationally minded city, with a wide variety of shops, bars and cafes. Groningen city meets all the needs of its large and diverse student population.
International hotspots like Amsterdam and Rotterdam are just 2,5 hour away b car or train, as are other Dutch cities such as Utrecht and The Hague. You will soon discover that each place in the Netherlands has its own individual atmosphere. The well-known polders, North Sea beaches and Fisian Islands are excellent destinations for a day trip.
Thanks for its central position in Western Europe, The Netherlands is also the perfect starting point to discover this amazing continent. You will be able to visit well-known landmarks and world famous cities during your stay. London, Paris, Berlin and Copenhagen are located within a 500 mile radius of Assen.