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Extension 2023

At the start of 2023, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially extended the Orange Knowledge Programme until 31 December 2024. The end date for study programmes participating in the Orange Knowledge Programme is 31 August 2024. For master’s programmes that have a duration beyond 31 August 2024, expenses are covered for 1 academic year. Institutions must co-finance the remaining study period and hand in a signed declaration of co-finance before 19 September 2023.

Deadlines 2023

Round 2

  • Course registration in Hovi (institutions): 15 May
  • Course details check in Delta (institutions): 1 June - 27 June 16.00 CEST
  • Applications (students): 28 June - 5 September 16.00 CEST
  • Nomination of applicants (institutions): 19 September 16.00 CEST
  • Eligibility check & assessment (embassies): 20 September – 19 October 16.00 CET
  • Grant letters: 6 November 2023

Master's programmes and short courses must start after 1 February 2024. Due to the end date of the Orange Knowledge Programme, 31 August 2024 is to be adhered to as the end date for implementation of courses, except for co-financed master’s programmes.

Deadlines 2024

The Orange Knowledge Programme is planned to end on 31 December 2024. As a result, there will be no application rounds in 2024.