VET students abroad

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Of all VET graduates who obtained their diploma in 2017, 8% had completed a study related period abroad.


Summary

Of all VET graduates who obtained their diploma in 2017, 8% had completed a study related period abroad. In 2015 this share was 5.7%.

Students in level 4 programmes go abroad more often than students in other levels. Of the graduates in level 4 programmes 13.6% indicated to have been abroad.

Tourism and Recreation, and Food, Nature and Environment are the fields of study with the highest levels of international mobility. Approximately 44.5% and 20.1% of the graduates in these sectors completed a study related activity abroad. In comparison, for the sector Mobility and Vehicles this share was 2.9%.

PODCAST: Our People Abroad, Episode 5: South Korea

19 December 2019
Students from South Korea are sometimes shocked by Dutch culture, says Jungyoon Yang, Chief Representative at Neso South Korea.

PODCAST: Our People Abroad, Episode 3: Russia

6 November 2019
‘Russian people know The Netherlands better, than the Dutch know Russia’, says Jerke Verschoor, director of Neso Russia.