Category: Europe

Reasons for Studying in the Netherlands

Reasons for Studying in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is in the heart of Europe and therefore in the middle of European events. The country borders the North Sea and is one of the most densely populated territorial states in the...

Higher Education System in the Netherlands

Higher Education System in the Netherlands

Universities of applied sciences are very popular in the Netherlands. The so-called Hoger Beroepsonderwijs are called HBOs for short or simply Hogescholen. Here, students complete a practical course that prepares them for a specific...

Funding Options for Studying in the Netherlands

Funding Options for Studying in the Netherlands

After choosing the university and the study program, students are primarily concerned with the financing options for studying in the Netherlands. The financial preparation takes into account that the cost of living in the...

Grading System and Health Insurance in the Netherlands

Grading System and Health Insurance in the Netherlands

Grading System The universities in the Netherlands use traditionally a 10-point grading system, which applies even in the higher education. Since the highest grades correspond to absolute perfection, students rarely get them. That is...

Cultural Characteristics in the Netherlands Part II

Cultural Characteristics in the Netherlands Part II

Features of Dutch culture During a study abroad in the Netherlands, students get to know the big and small cultural differences to Germany up close. This not only includes innovative teaching methods that rely...

Cultural Characteristics in the Netherlands Part I

Cultural Characteristics in the Netherlands Part I

When you think of the Netherlands, you most likely think of endless fields of tulips or smoky coffee shops. However, this image does not even begin to do justice to our diverse neighboring country....

Cost of Living in the Netherlands

Cost of Living in the Netherlands

Preparing for a semester abroad in the Netherlands includes assessing the expenses for daily needs and for the monthly fixed costs. In a European comparison, the cost of living in the Netherlands tends to...

Application Process for Studying in the Netherlands

Application Process for Studying in the Netherlands

When preparing for study in the Netherlands, the question of when the Dutch universities need which application documents determines how to proceed. Depending on the study program, the contact point for applications is either...

Tuition Fees in the Netherlands

Tuition Fees in the Netherlands

Studying abroad in the Netherlands is not just about investing in a bicycle. The high quality study at the Dutch universities is financed by all students through annual fees. Tuition fees in the Netherlands...

Study System in the Netherlands

Study System in the Netherlands

The Netherlands are willing to invest in their successful education system. One of the largest single items in the overall budget is regularly available to the responsible Ministry for Education, Culture and Science. For...

Summer Sessions in the Netherlands

Summer Sessions in the Netherlands

After the lecture with fellow students from all over the world to surf or eat Frietjes on the beach – this leisure program is possible during a summer session in the Netherlands. During the...

Admission Requirements for Studying in the Netherlands

Admission Requirements for Studying in the Netherlands

If you have decided to study in the Netherlands, it is best to find out about the exact requirements in the next step. Depending on the university, study program and subject, the exact admission...

Universities in the Netherlands

Universities in the Netherlands

The innovative universities in the Netherlands attract many international students, especially from Germany. The 14 accredited universities in the country each set priorities in their teaching. The right university is available for almost every...

TUSCANY

Tuscany Travel Guide

Wine and art in the stunning scenery of Tuscany. In green Tuscany you can enjoy culture and art, the peace of the countryside and good food and wine. Located in central Italy, the province of Tuscany...

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United Kingdom of Great Britain Overview

The United Kingdom, with its research-intensive universities with excellent international networks, is a popular destination for German students and researchers. In addition, its universities are important cooperation partners for German universities and research organizations...

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Ukraine Overview

Since 2014, Ukraine has been increasingly orienting itself towards the west and the European Union. Germany is an important cooperation partner in education and science and supports the country in the necessary reforms. Population...

Czech Republic Overview

Czech Republic Overview

Considerable efforts have been made in the country to modernize research infrastructures and to involve companies more in research and development. In close cooperation with Germany, the focus is on the targeted implementation of...

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Sweden Overview

Sweden has a long history of extensive support for research and development (R&D). Sweden is currently far ahead in terms of investments in a European comparison. Accordingly, the Scandinavian country has been one of...

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Russia Overview

The scientific cooperation between Germany and Russia can look back on a centuries-old tradition. The “German-Russian Roadmap for Cooperation in Education, Science, Research and Innovation” agreed in 2018 forms a comprehensive basis for continuing...

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Poland Overview

Poland has been turning every stone in education, research and innovation policy since 2016. The universities will be reformed, the academic career will be modernized, and in future cross-border mobility will be ensured by...

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Norway Overview

A strategic goal of Norway is to secure economic growth for the time after the oil and gas era. Research and innovation are to be given greater weight. A comprehensive network for research and...

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Netherlands Overview

Research, development and innovation play an increasingly important role in the Netherlands. Germany and the Netherlands maintain close and friendly neighborly relations. Cross-border regional cooperation is of great importance in many areas. Population /...

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Italy Overview

Italy is actively trying to expand international cooperation. This is especially true for partnerships in numerous EU projects. The cooperation with Germany is also constantly developing. Population / geography Country name Repubblica ItalianaItalian Republic...

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France Overview

France is Germany’s most important partner among European countries. Intensive collaborative relationships are maintained in various areas and at different levels, be it between the ministries, between research and science organizations or in specific...

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Finland Overview

According to Digopaul.com, Finland is one of the innovation leaders in Europe. For Germany, Finland has long been a strategically important partner in science, research and innovation, although there is no formal agreement on...

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Indonesia Overview

Indonesia and Germany have a long-standing partnership in scientific and technological cooperation. Exemplary projects were or are the establishment of a tsunami early warning system, a water management system in a karst region and...

Northern Ireland Attractions 2

Northern Ireland Attractions Part II

Historic steam train from Downpatrick Churches and monasteries Belfast Cathedral (St Anne’s Cathedral) The Belfast Cathedral of the “Church of Ireland” was built between 1899 and 1932. In 1941 it was destroyed during the...

Northern Ireland Attractions 1

Northern Ireland Attractions Part I

UNESCO World Heritage Site Giants Causeway (dam of the giant) west of Ballycastle around 40,000 evenly shaped, up to 12 m high and mostly hexagonal basalt columns form a kind of dam that runs...

Northern Ireland Embassies and consulates

Northern Ireland Embassies and Consulates

Representations of Great Britain in Germany Northern Ireland is a self-governing part of Great Britain and is therefore represented by the “Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland”. The current...