Regions and universities

Maastricht University enrolls the most international degree students, followed by the University of Amsterdam and the University of Groningen.

For more information on these figures, check out the report How is COVID-19 affecting international students plans to study in the Netherlands?‌ (537.6 kB)

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Studying in the Netherlands in times of corona

29 June 2020
Now that scholarships have been granted for Short courses and Master’s degree courses starting from September 2020, many students are wondering what COVID-19 means for their study in the Netherlands.

'Universities around the globe are really proving their worth'

1 May 2020
Bert van der Zwaan on the impact the corona crisis will have on universities