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Developing programmes in Tunisia, Jordan and Iraq

16 November 2018
Nuffic is exploring possibilities for collaboration with these new focus countries. The first focus group meeting took place on November 15th to discuss new programmes.

War Child and MSM awarded for cooperation projects Lebanon

15 October 2018
We have just announced the awarded proposals of the call published last July, of the Capacity Development Programme Lebanon for 12 month institutional cooperation projects.

Alumni use Dutch knowledge in home countries

10 October 2018
Alumni from Nuffic programmes like the Orange Knowledge Programme translate what they have learnt in the Netherlands.

More international talents stay in the Netherlands

9 October 2018
The number of international students who remain in the Netherlands after completing their studies is on the rise.

Closure of Neso Thailand

3 October 2018
Neso Thailand will close its doors on 31 December 2018 after a 10-year run.

Minister Kaag allocates more money for Nuffic sholarships programmes

23 August 2018
The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, is investing through Nuffic an extra €10.1 million in scholarships for 9 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

First Orange Knowledge tailor-made training grants

16 August 2018
The results of the first call for tailor-made trainings (TMTs) in the Orange Knowledge Programme have been published. 32 proposals were granted in this call, which closed in June 2018.

New Mexican President: AMLO’s Views on Education

6 July 2018
After the elections on July 1st, Mexico has a new president-elect: Andrés Manuel López Obrador (commonly referred to as ‘AMLO’) of the leftist Morena party.

Croats no longer require a work permit

5 July 2018
As of 1 July 2018, Croats will have the same rights as all other EU citizens to work in the Netherlands for regular jobs, work placements and jobs on the side.

First meeting Orange Knowledge Advisory Board

3 July 2018
On Monday 2 July 2018, the Orange Knowledge Advisory Board held its first meeting at Nuffic in The Hague.

International students may now work more hours

29 May 2018
International students from outside Europe are now allowed to work 16 hours per week in addition to their studies. The previous standard was 10 hours per week.

First call NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Training programme

12 April 2018
Nuffic Neso South Africa and the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF) have announced the first call for application for PhD candidates from South Africa.

Cheaper residence permits for international students

10 April 2018
With effect from 3 May, the fees for several residence permit types – including those covering study, internships and the orientation year – will be significantly reduced.

International student population increasingly diverse

8 March 2018
The international student population in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly diverse and now includes 162 nationalities.

STREAM platform has been updated

26 February 2018
The STREAM online training and good practice platform for admissions officers has been updated and is available free of charge.

Automatic recognition: a necessity

20 February 2018
By 2020, all countries within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) will be required to automatically recognize each other's bachelor's and master's degrees.

Work permit no longer required for voluntary work

12 February 2018
International students and scientific researchers from outside the European Union wishing to do voluntary work in the Netherlands, no longer need a work permit (TWV) to do so.

What made 2017 special?

8 January 2018
In 2017, Nuffic turned 65! The Netherlands Commission for Unesco turned 70 and we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Erasmus+.

South Africa and the Netherlands sustain cooperation in vocational education

6 December 2017
South Africa and the Netherlands have worked together intensively on improving technical and vocational education and training sector (TVET) since 2006.

Launch Holland Alumni network – Netherlands

24 November 2017
On the 15th of November, the Dutch division of the worldwide Holland Alumni network was launched in Utrecht.

The 8 goals of the Orange Knowledge Programme

10 November 2017
The Orange Knowledge Programme was officially launched on 2 November 2017 during the Dutch Knowledge Development Partner Day.

'FAIR gave us the incentive we needed'

9 November 2017
Are your application procedures for international students as clear as you think they are?

'An enriching and eye-opening experience'

3 November 2017
This week (30 october-3 november) the Amsterdam International Waterweek/Aquatech takes place.