Fields of study
Summary for the academic year 2022-2023
- At universities of applied sciences, the field of Language & Culture had the highest relative share of international students (37%) in 2022. In absolute terms, Economics had the most international students enrolled with 16.1 thousand.
- At research universities, Interdisciplinary programmes had the highest relative share of international students (50%). In absolute terms, the field of Behavioural & Social Sciences had the most international students enrolled with 17.9 thousand.
- The most popular study programme among international students is Psychology, followed by International Business, and Economics & Business Economics.
For more data on university degree students coming from abroad to study in the Netherlands in 2022-2023 and an overview of current trends and developments, see our report Incoming degree mobility in Dutch higher education 2022-2023.
For an overview of English-taught study programmes offered by Dutch institutions visit www.studyfinder.nl.
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