VET students abroad

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 6: Mexico

6 February 2020
There are not many similarities between Mexico and The Netherlands. But, according to Sander Verkijk of Neso Mexico, that is what makes exchange so fascinating and valuable.

PODCAST #4: The benefits of an international experience

14 November 2019
Recorded during the Week of the International Student at Royal Tropical Institut, Amsterdam