Facts and figures
These interactive dashboards show the latest figures and mobility statistics of internationalisation in Dutch education.
VET students abroad
Of all VET graduates who obtained their diploma in 2016, 7.6% had completed a study related period abroad. Work placements are the most popular form.
International work placements
The top destination countries of outbound VET students doing a registered work placement. The top 5 most popular countries are all European.
Erasmus+ VET students
All Erasmus+ VET students coming to or going from the Netherlands with an Erasmus+ grant.
Dutch degree students abroad
About 2 in every 100 students from the Netherlands study abroad for a full degree programme. Belgium (Flanders), the UK, the US and Germany are the most popular destinations.
The portable government grant and/or loan ('meeneembare studiefinanciering') is an important source of funding for Dutch degree students abroad. They are enrolled in over 80 countries.
Global mobility streams
Over 4.5 million degree students studied abroad in 2016. The US, the UK and other English-speaking countries are the most popular destinations for international degree students.
See which fields of study were popular among Dutch graduates who went abroad during their study programmes and how this trend has developed over the years.
Erasmus+ higher education students mobility
Discover where Dutch students go for an Erasmus exchange, either for a study programme or an internship.