29 February 2024
International education in the Netherlands: 'The newcomers as well as teachers are really hard workers'
- International student
- International talent
The decision of where to study is vital on many levels, from picking a good university or institution, a career you are passionate about, and an excellent curriculum, even the school’s culture and social life are essential. But most importantly, it’s about looking ahead and the many opportunities your studies can bring you.
By studying at Brainport Eindhoven, you already contribute to a better future. The region offers high-level education and many ways to develop yourself in your journey of finding your dream internship, career and life.
Brainport Eindhoven has a unique profile and attracts those with an innovative mind and a set of skills ready to tackle problems that others might seem impossible.
The region believes in forming pioneers in every life stage, and that's why offering high-quality education focused on key technologies and top markets set our students for a bright future ahead. We create thinkers, doers, and makers that achieve impressive results when they work together, and it's better to set those foundations from the beginning through education.See our top markets & tech
Educational standards in the Netherlands and at Brainport Eindhoven are high. As measured by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Dutch school system is one of the best in the world. Moreover, Dutch universities and higher educational institutes offer the largest number of English-taught programmes in Europe, with more than 2,100 programmes being taught entirely in English.
In Brainport Eindhoven, our universities for higher education and applied sciences are first-rate worldwide and the place that many pick year after year consistently. A truly high-quality breeding ground for future pioneers.
In almost all studies, an internship is an option or even a compulsory part of the programme. An internship helps you put the knowledge you have gained into practice and acquire new skills. Not only does it give you your first practical experience, it also provides added value when you start looking for a job.
Besides multinationals such as Philips, ASML, DAF and VDL, many thousands of small, medium-sized and large technology and IT companies are located here. This offers countless opportunities for internships and to orientate yourself on a future career.Find your internship
Have you just graduated, obtained a PhD or performed scientific research from a Dutch university and wish to find a job or start your own company? The Orientation Year permit enables you to explore the endless possibilities to start your career in the Netherlands. Click below to see if this permit is the right fit for you.Orientation Year Permit Tool
As a region with many high-rated universities and educational institutes, Brainport Eindhoven attracts many brilliant young minds worldwide. And with a majority of curriculums being taught in English, the multicultural student community in the region has become stronger as the years pass by. The merger between Dutch and international cultures has created a unique mix of collaboration and discoveries, helping students navigate school life much easier.