Recently, EP-Nuffic contributed a chapter on international skills to the research agenda developed by the Skills-platform. Skills are of major importance to people, influencing success in their career, in society and their wellbeing.
Since the 2006-2007 academic year the market share of the Netherlands’ higher education in global student flows has increased 15%. Our country thus outperformed the world average in growth of degree seeking international students. This type of market intelligence, and much more, is now available in the new ‘Market information tool’ (MIT), which EP-Nuffic launched on 11 January 2017.
A new Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter was launched at the first Dutch Sector Dialogue, on Logistics, in São Paulo on 1 December. The networking event gave Brazilian alumni an opportunity to meet companies that share their passion for the Netherlands and for the logistics sector.
In The Netherlands, many higher education institutions are unfamiliar with procedures regarding the admission of refugees without documents. The ‘toolkit for admission of refugees without documents’ helps these institutions to get started.
International students who continue to work in the Netherlands after graduating provide €1.57 billion for the treasury each year. EP-Nuffic has determined this amount on the basis of new figures published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the calculation model by the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), as part of a study into revenue generated by international students.
In 2015, EP-Nuffic launched a pilot to establish a Netherlands Education Support Office (Neso) in South Africa. This pilot phase will soon be completed. There are various opportunities to intensify collaboration with South Africa and other countries in the region. This is why EP-Nuffic believes there is every reason to prolong the Neso South Africa pilot in 2017.
King Willem-Alexander will be attending the fifth edition of nl4talents on 23 November. This event, organised by EP-Nuffic, is intended for talented international students who wish to stay connected with the Netherlands once their study programme has come to an end.
Through a Memorandum of Understanding, SENESCYT (Ecuador) and EP-Nuffic intensify the continuous cooperation to stimulate academic mobility between Ecuador and the Netherlands.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Neso China director Charles Hoedt and the Education Commission of Fengtai, one of the city districts of Beijing. The signing took place on 19 October, during the Dutch Days in China.
From 5 to 9 September 2016 the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs organised a visit to the Netherlands for a Myanmar delegation. A group of representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has had the opportunity to visit a number of ‘green’ education institutions, farms and businesses.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Living Lab Smart Ageing was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Mark Rutte. This took place on 27 September, during the Dutch economic mission to Korea.
What is it like to study in Holland? From now on, you will be able to follow the experiences of seven international students who are currently in Holland.
Nuffic Neso Brazil has updated the factsheet on the Brazilian study abroad market and their activity calendar for the coming months. These documents can help you plan your activities in Brazil. Moreover, an external report on the decision making process of Brazilian students, is now available.
CAPES, the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Postgraduate Education, has opened two calls for PhD mobility. With these programmes scholars receive funding to do a sandwich PhD or Full PhD in any country around the world.
There are over 90,000 international students in Holland. And more than 60,000 members of the Holland Alumni Network. How did studying in Holland change their lives?
EP-Nuffic launches the Credential Evaluation Course. A unique, online course that teaches you the finer points of credential evaluation in five in-depth modules.
With effect from 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants were merged into a single, improved scheme. The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) and EP-Nuffic have released a video about the opportunities that this new ‘Orientation year for highly educated persons’ offers international students, researchers and companies.
Do you work with international alumni? Then register now for EP-Nuffic Academy's International Alumni Relations training course on 10 and 11 October 2016.
The Brazilian minister of Education has announced that the Brazilian mobility programme Science without Borders will no longer finance the exchange of undergraduate students. The program will continue to finance postgraduate exchange, mainly PhDs and Postdocs, as well as the mobility of young foreign researchers to Brazil.
With great concern we follow the current political developments in Turkey. Our first concerns are with the students and academic staff affected by the political situation and our colleagues in our Neso office (Netherlands Education Support Office) in Istanbul.