University Application Process In The Netherlands

Do Not Delay; Begin assembling the application kit at least 10 to 12 months before the program's start date.

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Universities in the Netherlands have the largest selection of courses. Applicants can choose between plenty of Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. Applicants can also expect a large community of international students. More than 112,000 students worldwide. Around 16% of all students come from abroad - one of the highest ratios anywhere in Europe. Studying in the Netherlands is quite affordable compared to other English-speaking countries such as the UK or the US. This country has also been recognized as a knowledge center with rich study traditions and well-known universities. At Dutch universities, scientific research is highly valued at national and international levels. Applicants studying in the Netherlands will meet all international standards, and the education is also well-reputed worldwide.

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Application Process

  • Every university and program has set its application requirements, so it is advised to pay attention and carefully check the list of documents.
  • Most basic documents required are A passport photo, A copy of passport or ID card, A personal statement in English, Copies of secondary school diplomas, certificates or grade lists in English, Transcript, Proof of English/Dutch language proficiency, CV or resume (including two referees), Motivation letter, Sample of academic written work.
  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Valid Passport
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts and references
  • English Language Proficiency
  • A resume
  • Sample of academic written work. (For specific Programs)
  • Applicants may also be asked to take part in an interview (which can sometimes be conducted over the phone for overseas students)
  • Master's degree is mandatory
  • Valid Passport
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts and references
  • A resume
  • Sample of academic written work.
  • Any other admission criteria set by your prospective university, which may vary depending on the institution and research discipline, will also be required.

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  • Grad-Dreams considers the student’s interest in a particular stream or his/her liking. If the student is unable to decide on the subject that is to be chosen, then we fix it up for them after a thorough assessment of the complete academic credentials and the family’s affordability capacity.

  • Grad-Dreams Consulting having expertise in assisting students going for the Undergraduate (Bachelors), Postgraduate (Masters) & Doctoral (Ph.D.) studies abroad assures you that you can save your precious time and efforts.

  • We provide assistance in writing research proposals, and letters, and improving the overall profile; customizing the Ph.D. SOP’s as required by global institutions.

  • A dedicated Advisor is provided to complete your entire application-admission-visa process.

  • The institution & program selection is done after the academic assessment. In addition, we keep in mind the need for scholarship & funding options like GA / TA / RA (Graduate, Teaching & Research Assistantships) for the postgraduate students that may help students to get fee waivers or fully funded Ph.D. programs.

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How Can Grad-Dreams Help You?

Grad-Dreams can assist you in realizing your dream of studying in the Netherlands. Our structured approach simplifies the entire process, starting from selecting the most suitable courses and universities to providing meticulous support throughout the application journey. We offer personalized guidance, ensuring that each student receives tailored advice and assistance, including documentation support (we especially prioritize helping you to make compelling SOP, Essays, and LOR), financial planning, and visa guidance. Additionally, we extend our services to include education loan assistance, easing financial barriers that students may face. What sets us apart is our track record of success – many of our students have received scholarships, further facilitating their academic pursuits in the Netherlands. With Grad-Dreams, you not only gain access to exceptional educational opportunities but also benefit from our proven expertise and support network every step of the way. The testimonials we receive from our students not only emphasize their success stories but also give us immense pride and satisfaction about the work we do.

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