Coming to the Netherlands for study
Dutch immigration law restricts who can enter the Netherlands. Students wishing to study in the Netherlands have to meet certain requirements, which vary depending on nationality and the duration and purpose of the stay.
Nuffic provides information to higher education institutions and students about the immigration formalities and procedures applicable to anyone wishing to study in the Netherlands.
Students and researchers
International students considering studying in the Netherlands can find more information on the special Study in Holland website. International researchers can find practical information and research jobs on the Euraxess website.
Further information on entry and residence aimed at the support staff at Dutch higher education institutions is available from Nuffic in Dutch. Information for staff at institutions who assist incoming researchers is available from Euraxess the Netherlands. Euraxess is an initiative of the European Commission to make it easier for researchers to move around within Europe.
Support staff at institutions can also keep up-to-date with the latest information on immigration formalities and procedures by joining the Mobstacles network (Dutch only).