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News articles for international students, Holland Alumni, associations and institutions.

  • Hanze UAS Chapter Opening Beijing

    Hanze UAS Chapter Opening Beijing

    Hanze University of Applied Sciences has launched an alumni chapter in Beijing.

    Jun 23, 2017
  • The Netherlands one of the world's most innovative countries!

    The Netherlands one of the world's most innovative countries!

    According to the Global Innovation Index 2017, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world’s most- innovative countries, while a group of nations including India, Kenya, and Vietnam are outperforming their development- level peers.

    Jun 23, 2017
  • Ramadan Alumni Events in Jakarta and Yogyakarta

    On the 17th of June 2017, two Ramadan alumni events were held in Jakarta and Yogyakarta. More than 60 alumni came to the events, where alumni reconnected, expanded their networks, and shared their memories of the Netherlands.

    Jun 23, 2017
  • Nuffic Neso China hosts networking reception in Beijing!

    On 21 June 2017, Nuffic Neso China has organised a Business-Education Reception at the Residence of the Ambassador in Beijing, to facilitate the enhancement of collaboration between education, alumni and Dutch (-affiliated) businesses.

    Jun 23, 2017
  • Dutch ‘HBO/UAS’ Leaders Visit China

    Dutch ‘HBO/UAS’ Leaders Visit China

    The Sino-Dutch Consortium is the largest UAS/HBO delegation that has ever visited China: the leaders of 10 Universities of Applied Sciences have come to China on invitation of the Chinese Ministry of Education and will attend the International Forum on Industry & Education 2017 (IFIE) in Zhumadian (Hebei Province).

    Jun 23, 2017
  • NFP - CDI Wageningen UR Alumni Event

    NFP - CDI Wageningen UR Alumni Event

    On the 23rd and 24th of May 2017, the NFP-CDI Wageningen University Alumni Event was successfully held at Erasmus Huis, Jakarta, Indonesia. Organised by Nuffic and Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (WUR CDI), the two-day event connected NFP alumni with relevant educational institutions, researchers, organisations, and companies.

    Jun 07, 2017
  • Opening NANC Suzhou Chapter in China

    The Netherlands Alumni Network in China (NANC) has opened a new chapter in Suzhou on the 19th of May.

    May 29, 2017
  • A new network and fresh perspectives on Holland Alumni food security event Yangon

    On March 31 and April 1, MDF Myanmar, Holland Alumni Association Myanmar (HAAM), Golden Plain and AgriProFocus Myanmar organized an Alumni event about food security in Yangon.

    May 18, 2017
  • Enroll now for the Entrepreneurship for Engineers course!

    Enroll now for the Entrepreneurship for Engineers course!

    Would you like to know what it takes to become a 'technopreneur'? Would you like to build your own technology startup? Then the course Entrepreneurship for Engineers is for you!

    May 17, 2017
  • Kingsday Reception Embassy

    Kingsday Reception Embassy

    On April 27, Chinese Holland alumni were invited to celebrate King's Day at the Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing.

    May 15, 2017
  • Twente University Alumni Gathering Beijing

    Twente University Alumni Gathering Beijing

    On behalf of Twente University, NANC had invited Twente alumni to attend a special alumni reception on Friday April 28th in Beijing.

    May 12, 2017
  • Leiden Alumni Gathering at Dutch Embassy

    Leiden Alumni Gathering at Dutch Embassy

    On the 4th of May, an alumni gathering initiated by Leiden University took place in the Dutch Embassy in Beijing. 

    May 12, 2017
  • FREE online Introduction to Dutch language course!

    FREE online Introduction to Dutch language course!

    Would you like to learn Dutch? This is your chance! Learning a new language is always a good idea, and now you have the opportunity to do this whenever and wherever you want. No prior knowledge of Dutch needed, and it's free of charge!

    May 03, 2017
  • Major improvement for Dutch in Google Translate!

    Major improvement for Dutch in Google Translate!

    The next time you use Google Translate, you might notice that the translation is more accurate and easier to understand. That’s because the words and sentences you translate between English and Dutch are now using our cutting-edge “neural translation” technology!

    Apr 20, 2017
  • Check out the new Study in Holland video!

    What makes studying in Holland so great? As Holland Alumni, you probably made the decision to study in Holland a while ago. However, we would not want you to miss the brand new Study in Holland video! It only takes 100 seconds!

    Apr 18, 2017
  • NFP Alumni Event in Havana builds bridges among Cuba, Nicaragua and Guatemala

    NFP Alumni Event in Havana builds bridges among Cuba, Nicaragua and Guatemala

    This NFP Alumni Event on “Nexus Water- Food in Coastal Zones” took place in Havana, Cuba on 28 and 29 March and was organised by Nuffic in cooperation with IHE-Delft and was made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Apr 10, 2017
  • More room for entrepreneurship for international students and researchers

    More room for entrepreneurship for international students and researchers

    As of 1 April 2017, international students, highly skilled migrants and scientific researchers in the Netherlands are given more room to start their own business.

    Apr 05, 2017
  • Orientation year survey online - share your experiences with us!

    Orientation year survey online - share your experiences with us!

    Nuffic is aiming to get more insight into why international students choose to apply for the Orientation Year or not. Your experiences can help us, so share your experiences with us before 15 May 2017.

    May 17, 2017
  • EP-Nuffic changes name into Nuffic

    EP-Nuffic changes name into Nuffic

    As per 28 March 2017 we are officially Nuffic! As we enter this new phase one thing remains the same: Nuffic will continue to be a strong advocate of internationalising education and to stay in touch with our Holland Alumni. We look forward to entering this new phase together with you!

    Apr 10, 2017
  • Request for tender for a study on agricultural vocational training and applied sciences

    The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pretoria, South Africa is looking for a local expert to assist, prepare and execute a Dutch-led study on opportunities for Dutch green educational institutes to engage structurally with South African Agricultural Training Institutes and Business.

    Mar 22, 2017
  • International research positive about Dutch labour market

    Several recent international researches shed a positive light on the Dutch labour market. For many people this might not be surprising, but it is important and possibly difficult to keep performing on the highest level. The Netherlands has done this for years now.

    Apr 05, 2017
  • PhD survey on employment services - fill out by 31 March

    PhD survey on employment services - fill out by 31 March

    In just ten minutes you can help EURAXESS improve PhD career opportunities for you and PhD researchers who follow in your footsteps. Complete the PhD survey by 31 March.

    Mar 17, 2017
  • Study reveals the most satisfied workers are in the Netherlands

    According to a survey published by the human resource company ADP, workers in the Netherlands are the most satisfied with their jobs.

    Mar 03, 2017
  • Save the date: Holland alumni gathering Bloemfontein

    Did you study in the Netherlands and are you currently residing in the Bloemfontein region? Then join us for a Holland Alumni gathering on 6 March.

    Mar 06, 2017
  • Holland Alumni Seminar with Minister Bussemaker in Indonesia

    Holland Alumni Seminar with Minister Bussemaker in Indonesia

    Holland alumni and their employers gathered at the Erasmus Huis on Monday, February 13th 2017, to attend the Holland Alumni Seminar and the Opening of the Erasmus Training Centre held on the occasion of the visit of the Minister of Education, Culture, and Sciences of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Jet Bussemaker.

    Feb 23, 2017
  • Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation seeks residence in the Netherlands

    Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation seeks residence in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands, Japan and UN Environment will lead the establishment of a Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation in The Netherlands. Today, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment signed a Statement of Intent together with global partners of the new project. The Centre will address the growing need for support among countries, institutions and businesses for dealing with climate change adaptation issues, such as natural disasters and economic disruptions.

    Feb 15, 2017
  • Two Dutch universities in Top 10 working with most innovative firms

    Two Dutch universities in Top 10 working with most innovative firms

    The Netherlands’ Eindhoven University of Technology tops a list of the universities that have co-authored the most papers with the world’s most innovative organisations.

    Feb 14, 2017
  • Dutch among top global economies

    Dutch among top global economies

    The Netherlands is the world’s second most economically stable country worldwide, according to findings from global consulting firm KPMG. Dutch strengths in infrastructure and international trade cited as top assets

    Feb 03, 2017
  • Kick-off meeting new HAASA board

    Kick-off meeting new HAASA board

    On 20 January, Nuffic Neso South Africa invited the newly elected board of the Holland Alumni Association South Africa (HAASA) for a kick-off meeting at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pretoria.

    Feb 03, 2017
  • Vacancies at Nuffic Neso South Africa

    Nuffic Neso South Africa is looking for two new colleagues: an Education Promotion & Project Officer and a Liaison Officer.

    Feb 02, 2017
  • Study in Holland Ambassadors Training in Indonesia

    Study in Holland Ambassadors Training in Indonesia

    Thirteen alumni from nine provinces throughout Indonesia took part in the Study in Holland Ambassador training in Jakarta for last week. During the training they also had a fruitful discussion with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Indonesia Rob Swartbol and participation in the annual Holland Scholarship Day.

    Jan 26, 2017
  • NANC End of the Year Party 2016, Beijing

    NANC End of the Year Party 2016, Beijing

    Jan 19, 2017
  • Saxion UAS Alumni Gathering

    Saxion UAS Alumni Gathering

    Jan 19, 2017
  • Shanghai Annual Party: Dutch Preponderant Industries

    Shanghai Annual Party: Dutch Preponderant Industries

    Jan 19, 2017
  • New visa application fees as of 1 January 2017

    ​With effect from 1 January 2017, the visa application fees have been increased by 1.8%. ​The fees are indexed annually on the basis of the index of negotiated wages as calculated by Statistics Netherlands.

    Apr 02, 2017
  • Income requirements internationals in Holland adjusted per 1 January

    As of 1 January 2017, the income requirements for internationals wanting to work in Holland have been adjusted. These income requirements (the so-called standard amounts) are reviewed each year on 1 January and 1 July.

    Mar 05, 2017
  • Alumni Get-together in Istanbul

    In Turkey, Holland Alumni Network members celebrated the coming year! Nuffic Neso Turkey brought together Holland Alumni Network Turkey - HANT at the 2nd Borrel / Social Gathering in December to celebrate the coming year, 2017. The first one took place in July 2016. The feedback for the first one was so positive that Neso Turkey was encouraged to organise the 2nd one before 2017 arrives.

    Dec 22, 2016
  • New HAASA board selected

    On 30 November, the Annual General meeting and a networking event of the Holland Alumni Association South Africa (HAASA) took place. The reception was co-hosted by Ambassador Marisa Gerards.

    Dec 19, 2016
  • Job opportunity (part-time)

    Did you study in the Netherlands for at least six months and do you feel others should too? Because it was fun, an experience that will last a life time and will help shape your future? Then NHTV would like to offer you a part-time job as an agent for the University for about 15 hours a week.

    Dec 19, 2016
  • SMS technology to make justice accessible everywhere

    A recent dutch documentary called "Recht voor allen" (Justice for all) shows that sms technology can be used to disseminate legal information to clients in remote area.

    Dec 13, 2016
  • Prime minister Rutte meets Indonesian Alumni

    During the trade mission to Indonesia in the last week of November, Prime Minister Rutte met with 400 Indonesian alumni. The visit underlined not only the importance of trade between Indonesia and the Netherlands, but also the value of cooperation in the field of education.

    Jan 18, 2017
  • Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter launched in São Paulo

    Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter launched in São Paulo

    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.

    Dec 05, 2016
  • NFP/ MSP alumni event in Jordan

    On 16 and 17 November 2016 an alumni event was held by EP-Nuffic at the dead sea in Jordan for alumni of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP), MENA Scholarship programme (MSP) and Shiraka (former MATRA-South) programmes. Around 40 Jordanian alumni attended the event, which was opened by the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Jordan, Mr. Paul van den IJssel.

    Nov 29, 2016
  • Happy Birthday NANR!

    Last week the Netherlands Alumni Network in Russia celebrated its birthday with friends from all over Russia, colleagues from EP-Nuffic and guests from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Russia.

    Nov 28, 2016
  • King meets international students and alumni at nl4talents

    King meets international students and alumni at nl4talents

    In the presence of King Willem-Alexander 530 international students visited the fifth edition of the yearly event nl4talents in Rotterdam.

    Nov 28, 2016
  • Successful career event in Istanbul

    Successful career event in Istanbul

    Last week, Nuffic Neso Turkey in collaboration with Economic Diplomatic Network of the Netherlands in Turkey organised a conference addressing most recent trends in employee recruitment processes, creating personal branding on social media, new graduate skills vs. employer expectations as well as managing and sustaining talent with the generation Y.

    Nov 22, 2016
  • NFP Alumni event in Vietnam

    NFP Alumni event in Vietnam

    On 26 and 27 October 2016, a thematic alumni event with the focus on Water took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The theme of the conference was ‘Challenges that are posed to sustainable development and livelihood in the Mekong Delta’.

    Nov 17, 2016
  • Holland Alumni Dinners in Indonesia

    Holland Alumni Dinners in Indonesia

    More than 300 alumni and representatives from 25 Dutch higher education institutions gathered at the Holland Alumni Dinners in four cities last month. The dinners were held in conjunction with the Dutch Placement Days and European Higher Education Fairs, the annual education fairs held in different cities throughout Indonesia.

    Dec 07, 2016
  • Alumni Event in Lagos, Nigeria

    The Netherlands Alumni event held at Netherlands Consulate office, 14B Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday 9th November 2016, with the theme: Closing the Knowledge gap between the Developing and Developed Nations.

    Nov 15, 2016
  • Week of the International Student

    Ep-Nuffic is organising the week of the International Student from 21 to 25 November 2016. This week aims at highlighting the value of international students and alumni, by celebrating them in various ways.

    Nov 10, 2016
  • Get in the Ring wildcards

    Get in the Ring wildcards

    Do you have an innovative idea for a startup or business idea? Do you want to take the challenge and pitch your idea before an expert panel and live audience? Then you should apply for a wild card to nl4talents' 'Get in the Ring'!

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Find your research job in the Netherlands

    Are you looking into a new job in the field of research and do you want to move to the Netherlands? You can simplify your search easily by downloading Welcome2NLResearch. This new app will help you by providing all kinds of useful information.

    Nov 03, 2016
  • King to visit international students at nl4talents

    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.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • First alumni event in Mozambique

    First alumni event in Mozambique

    On 27 October, NAAMozambique and the Netherlands Embassy in Maputo succesfully organised the first alumni networking event in the country.

    Oct 31, 2016
  • Successful Global Alumni Dutch Café in Quito, Ecuador

    Successful Global Alumni Dutch Café in Quito, Ecuador

    On 20 oktober, the Global Alumni Dutch Café took place in Quito and was very successful. The Dutch Pavilion was fully packed with around 60-70 alumni that were present. UNESCO-IHE, ISS, IHS, ITC, Wageningen University, Utrecht University and Leiden University were well represented.

    Oct 31, 2016
  • Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg: how it was

    Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg: how it was

    On 8 October NANR and the Consul General of the Netherlands hosted a Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg.

    Oct 27, 2016
  • Next week: alumni conference in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

    Next week: alumni conference in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

    An alumni conference will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on 26 and 27 October 2016. Over 50 alumni, who are specialized in the field of water, will take part in this conference. All of them have studied in the Netherlands and most of these alumni received a scholarship of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP).

    Oct 27, 2016
  • Renewed orientation year offers international talent more opportunities

    Since 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants have been merged into a single, improved scheme. The renewed Orientation year for highly educated persons offers the best of two worlds. The criteria of the scheme have been relaxed, offering international talent more opportunities to look for work in the Netherlands.

    Oct 13, 2016
  • Call for NFP alumni events

    Alumni activities are an important part of both the NFP programme and EP-Nuffic. One of these activities are the (regional) thematic alumni events that EP-Nuffic has organszed in the last few years. If your institution is looking to organise an event in an NFP country this fall, let us work together!

    Oct 17, 2016
  • Be a Study in Holland Ambassador in Indonesia

    Be a Study in Holland Ambassador in Indonesia

    Nuffic Neso Indonesia is currently looking for enthusiastic and committed alumni to become Study in Holland Ambassadors. Those selected will support us in promoting Dutch Higher Education and the Netherlands as study destinations for prospective students. At the same time, the ambassadors will be involved in various Study in Holland (eg. education fairs) and Holland Alumni events in Indonesia.

    Oct 11, 2016
  • Pasar Belanda 2016

    Pasar Belanda 2016

    Pasar Belanda 2016 last Sunday was indeed a big success, as shown by the number of its visitors – a total of 4,120 by the end of the day. This number was almost 2.5 times higher than last year’s Pasar Belanda, with 1,700 visitors.

    Oct 11, 2016
  • Watch the new video 'Orientation year in Holland'

    In the summer of 2016 the renewed ‘Orientation year for highly educated persons’ was introduced and offers the best of two worlds. International talent will have more opportunities to find employment here, while the Netherlands will be able to retain international students and researchers more easily.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Thinking of Holland: faces of internationalisation in education

    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? From now on, you will be able to read their stories on the EP-Nuffic website, in the new bi-weekly series ‘Thinking of Holland’.

    Aug 23, 2016
  • Take part in thematic alumni networks

    EP-Nuffic stimulates international students and alumni to form networks based on discipline, sector or theme. The development of thematic alumni networks is one of the key projects within the Holland Alumni Programme. The coming year, the focus will be on the themes Agri & Food, Water, and Logistics. and Finance. These networks will be launched as smaller networks within the Holland Alumni network in close collaboration with Dutch higher education institutions and other relevant organisations in the sectors and are initially supposed to be self-supportive.

    Sep 08, 2016
  • Holland Alumni network welcomes new students

    Did you just arrive in Holland and are you looking to get in touch with other new arrivals or experienced international students and alumni? Are you ready to explore Dutch culture and festivies? Then join the Holland Alumni network now and win tickets to the Amsterdam Dance Event!

    Aug 12, 2016
  • More flexibility for highly skilled migrants

    As of July 1 2016, it has become easier for highly skilled migrants to switch to a new employer (with recognized sponsorship) after becoming unemployed.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Income requirements internationals in Holland adjusted per 1 July

    As of 1 July 2016, the income requirements for internationals wanting to work in Holland have been adjusted. These income requirements (the so-called standard amounts) are reviewed each year on 1 January and 1 July.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • First Holland Alumni Career Café in NL was a success

    On Friday 24 June EP-Nuffic's Holland Career Ambassadors organised the first of a series of Holland Alumni Career Cafés to be held throughout the Netherlands. The café provided an informal setting for international students and alumni who are interested in starting a career in the Netherlands to get in touch with Holland Career Ambassadors who are eager to share their experiences and tips on various career related issues in the Netherlands.

    Jul 01, 2016
  • 1st thematic EP-Nuffic alumni conference on Food Security in Ethiopia

    1st thematic EP-Nuffic alumni conference on Food Security in Ethiopia

    Nov 02, 2016
  • Engaging Dutch Alumni Day held in St. Petersburg

    Engaging Dutch Alumni Day held in St. Petersburg

    As one alum noted, Dutch Alumni Day in St.Petersburg is quickly becoming a memorable tradition for all. Last weekend alumni spent an interesting day together with NANR members and representatives of Dutch community in St. Petersburg.

    Jun 08, 2016
  • Alumni help preserve Russian-Dutch cultural herritage site

    Alumni help preserve Russian-Dutch cultural herritage site

    Last weekend a diverse group of Dutch-Russian cultural heritage supporters went to Rostov Veliky to help manually clean up the 17th century earth fortress located there. The group included NANR members and the representatives of the Dutch Embassy, the Russian Ministry of Culture and the Tsaritsyno Museum in Moscow organized a subbotnik (volunteer day) at the site. The Rostov city administration and local businessmen greatly supported us in this initiative.

    May 23, 2016
  • City Deal Warm Welcome Talent is looking for entrepreneurs among Holland Alumni

    During the Innovation Relay in Amsterdam on 14 April, Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp signed the City Deal Warm Welcome Talent. The goal of this City Deal is to increase the Netherlands’ attractiveness for ambitious international entrepreneurs. The project focusses on start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs in the creative sector, as this group contributes significantly to the economy and enriches the Dutch business sector with innovative ideas and valuable networks.

    May 19, 2016
  • International Student- Alumni Association the Netherlands

    Founding the International Student Alumni Association the Netherlands is one of the projects that is part of the Holland Alumni programme. This association is aimed at creating a community for international students and graduates of all Higher Education Institutions in the Netherlands to facilitate international students (pre- alumni) in building a network while they are still here.

    May 17, 2016
  • Holland Career Ambassador Programme

    EP-Nuffic trained 27 selected Holland Alumni who are currently working in the Netherlands to support international students and alumni who also want to start a career in the Netherlands.

    Jan 18, 2017
  • Launch of Holland Logistics Library

    The Logistics Top Sector conference held on 22 April at the Amsterdam ArenA saw the official launch of the Holland Logistics Library. This unique digital portal was developed to strengthen the international leadership role of businesses in the Dutch logistics sector. The library offers presentations, videos, infographics and other tools that can be used internationally to attract cargo flows and logistics investments to the Netherlands and to promote Dutch knowledge and know-how in the logistics field.

    May 10, 2016
  • Female Talent Development Toolbox online

    An online Female Talent Development Toolbox has been launched in support of increasing the number of women in academia and leadership positions at higher education institutions in Ethiopia and strengthening their position. The toolkit has been made possible with financial support of EP-Nuffic.

    May 10, 2016
  • Focus on thematic alumni activities

    Through the Holland Alumni programme, EP-Nuffic will start with the development of thematic networks on Water, Logistics and Agri & Food to connect Holland Alumni, Dutch Higher Education institutions, businesses and other relevant organisations worldwide.

    May 03, 2016
  • Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation 2016

    Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation 2016

    The European Commission awarded the title of European Capital of Innovation 2016 to Amsterdam for its holistic vision of innovation related to four areas of urban life: governance, economics, social inclusion and quality of life.Amsterdam was chosen by a panel of independent experts in a close competition with eight more finalists that included much larger cities such as Berlin and Paris. The Netherlands had one more finalist with Eindhoven.

    May 03, 2016
  • Successful welcome back events in Vietnam

    Welcome back reception is an annual event organized by Neso office in Vietnam. This year, the events were organized in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It was a great success with many guests from different parties arrived.

    May 03, 2016
  • Celebrate King’s Day around the world with the Holland Alumni network

    King’s Day may be a Dutch holiday, but it is celebrated all over the world. Join up with the Holland Alumni network in your country to celebrate this day the Dutch way.

    Apr 19, 2016
  • The Netherlands most attractive country in western Europe for businesses

    The Netherlands is the most attractive country for foreign companies looking to establish themselves in western Europe, according to KPMG’s Competitive Alternatives survey 2016 into international business location costs faced by companies starting up in different countries.

    Mar 30, 2016
  • And the winners are ... Orange Carpet Awards 2016, Initiatives for internationalising education

    Every year EP-Nuffic organises the Orange Carpet Awards, awards for the best initiatives of internationalisation in the education field in the Netherlands. This year, the total number of submitted projects were doubled, making a total of 67 amazing programmes and projects.

    Mar 25, 2016
  • 16 June: next Holland Alumni network meeting for institutions

    EP-Nuffic organises meetings for alumni officers of Dutch higher education institutions twice a year. Meetings are free of charge and cover updates on Holland Alumni network activities and a sharing experiences part for institutions to exchange good practices in international alumni relations.

    Jun 15, 2016
  • Improvements to the Orientation Year

    Since 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants have been merged into a single, improved scheme. The renewed Orientation year for highly educated persons offers the best of two worlds. The criteria of the scheme have been relaxed, offering international talent more opportunities to look for work in the Netherlands.

    Mar 11, 2016
  • A BIG thank you to our Holland Ambassadors on World Compliment Day

    The 1st of March is World Compliment Day! There is no better day to celebrate the efforts and enthusiasm of our Holland Ambassadors! Compliments to all of our Holland Ambassadors for your support, inspiration and motivation to support internationals in their Dutch adventures! You are a great source of inspiration, motivation and support for many!

    Mar 01, 2016
  • Outcomes on the Lunch meeting on the Holland Alumni programme

    Career support is the biggest need for international alumni. EP-Nuffic can support alumni in building up a network while they are in the Netherlands and abroad. These were the main outcomes of the Lunchmeeting on International alumni relations that took place on 26 January, hosted by alumni expert Andrew Shaindlin.

    Feb 23, 2016
  • Thai Graduate Programme

    If you are interested in gaining work experience or pursuing your future career for a Dutch enterprise in the Netherlands or Thailand, then this programme is for you!

    Feb 17, 2016
  • The Netherlands in European top 5 of ‘lifelong learning’

    According to figures released today by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the Netherlands ranks among the EU top 5 with highest participation rates in lifelong learning.

    Feb 23, 2016
  • Holland Alumni network creates awareness on Emancipation Issues

    Around the world, emancipation often leaves a great deal to be desired. In the Netherlands, too, the process of female, male, gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender emancipation is not finished. As progressive as the Netherlands may be, women’s incomes, for example, are still eight per cent lower than men’s. EP-Nuffic zoomed in on these issues through an Emancipation Pilot Project.

    Feb 09, 2016
  • Videoconference on international alumni relations

    On 26 January 16 Embassies and CGs in Asia discussed international alumni relations in a videoconference with staff members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives of Dutch higher education institutions and EP-Nuffic.

    Feb 02, 2016
  • Netherlands Circular Hotspot ambitions

    Netherlands Circular Hotspot ambitions

    On 21 January the Netherlands kicks off the Week of the Circular Economy by launching Netherlands Circular Hotspot (NLCH), a campaign spearheading the transition to a circular economy. Only one month since the world agreed to combat climate change at the COP21 in Paris, the Netherlands underscores its ambition to maintain - but also expand - its position as a hub for innovation and implementation of a circular economy and to share knowledge and learn from others across the world.

    Jan 21, 2016
  • EU Presidency 2016 for The Netherlands

    As of 1 January 2016 The Netherlands holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union until 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society.

    Jan 04, 2016
  • New income requirements for highly skilled migrants

    The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has announced new income requirements per 1 January 2016 for highly skilled migrants in order to become eligible for a residence permit in the Netherlands.

    Jan 04, 2016
  • Season's greetings and happy new year!

    Season's greetings and happy new year!

    Best wishes to all members of the Holland Alumni network. Thank you for staying in touch!

    Dec 22, 2015
  • The Netherlands is No. 9 Best Country for Business

    The Netherlands is No. 9 Best Country for Business

    The Netherlands is ranked no. 9 on Forbes’ 2015 ranking of the Best Countries for Business. Climbing two spots from last year, the Netherlands is now one of the top 10 countries in the world for doing business.

    Dec 21, 2015
  • UM Star Lectures 2016

    This year, Maastricht University added a new event to stay in touch with its alumni: the 'UM Star Lectures'. In 2016 Maastricht University would like to celebrate its 40th anniversary together with you, with a special series of lectures on 21 January.

    Dec 15, 2015
  • Thai Holland Alumni Tulip Night

    The Netherlands Alumni Association Thailand (NAAT) continues its yearly Holland Alumni Tulip Night tradition.

    Dec 15, 2015
  • Holland Career Ambassadors leading the way

    Holland Career Ambassadors leading the way

    In November EP-Nuffic trained 26 selected Holland Alumni who are currently working in the Netherlands to support international students and alumni who also want to start a career in the Netherlands. With their various backgrounds, experience and enthusiasm these international professionals are ready to prepare, motivate and inspire international students and alumni for the Dutch labour market.

    Dec 17, 2015
  • Sinterklaas visits Mexico City

    Sinterklaas visits Mexico City

    On Thursday 3 december Sinterklaas arrived at the Dutch Ambassador's residence in Mexico City, where around sixty members of the Holland Alumni network Mexico met to celebrate this traditional event.

    Dec 11, 2015
  • Follow-up Career in Holland meeting

    Follow-up Career in Holland meeting

    On 10 December representatives of EP-Nuffic, career, international and alumni officers as well as representatives of municipalities and expatcenters met in Amersfoort for a meeting of minds to discuss the topic 'Career in Holland'.

    Dec 21, 2015
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