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Why Should You Plan To Study in Amsterdam

Numerous universities within the country and overseas are available providing numerous courses and degrees for students to shape their future. Students feel secure and safe when planning to move within the country for studies but when planning to move out of country students should be careful enough to shift to any country and university.

Various factors should be looked into before moving for a foreign university in abroad. One place, which offers a perfect atmosphere, scopes of studies and amenities to students from all over the world, is Amsterdam.

Colleges and Universities at Amsterdam

Amsterdam offers an exemplary platform for higher studies in research facilitating universities and universities giving the opportunity to get vocational courses also giving graduate and master’s degree. Students can also apply for a doctoral degree in research universities of Amsterdam and various other courses in the field of research.

Students can also join summer school to do some extra short term course along with their main course or learn more about their course. English universally accepted language is used in summer schools to make the teaching and understanding easy.

Erudition and Grant

Students can also seek financial assistance by surfing various grants and scholarships available for students. These grants are available for scholars of almost all streams and just by fulfilling the condition students can enjoy grants.

Orientation Programs and Traineeship for Foreign Students

Graduates or postgraduates from non-EU countries within the period of three years of passing can apply for orientation program involving 12 months job in the Netherland without an extra work permit.

It gives a start and experience to students in the world of unemployment. Students can also opt for a traineeship with an organization to procure practical acquaintance, which does not require a work permit and can go for training along with their studies.

Accommodation for Students

Almost all universities and colleges provide accommodations for students, and if one looking for accommodation exceeding 4 months, it is mandatory for students to register themselves with the municipality. Students can either opt for living in hostels rendering basic amenities to students whereas students can also opt for stay out in any locality and the building they prefer. However, it turns out to be little expensive, but it does give more facilities to students in comparison to hostels.

Students can hire accommodation for long term rentals in Amsterdam after paying key money to the landlord who is refundable at the time of termination of the rental contract.

Students associations in Amsterdam help students from other countries and solve their issues. It also helps them to get up to date with Amsterdam and settle in its universities. Introductory programs and trips too are arranged for international students by student associations.


Along with giving an excellent platform to form your future Amsterdam also is a perfect destination where students can relax, recreate and rejoice to get entertained during their tight schedule of their studies. Relish coffee; enjoy musical bands, custom, and civilization of Netherland.

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