Prepare for your studies

Start your course in September 2022 and progress to one of Holland International Study Centre's university partners the following autumn. Find out more about preparing to study at the International Study Centre.

Why study in Holland?

World class universities

Two students at the entrance of Holland ISC

Holland is home to world-ranking universities offering a wide range of degrees taught in English. High quality teaching and interactive classes are all part of Dutch education.

Study in English

Holland ISC student studying on campus

Degrees are taught in English and you can enjoy living and studying in the heart of Europe. Holland International Study Centre pathway programmes lead to universities across the country.

Career opportunities

Holland ISC student doing experiments in a lab

Holland offers value that lasts a lifetime with affordable fees and the opportunity for international graduates to stay and work in Holland after their degree.

Francine studies at VU Amsterdam

The Foundation really helped me a lot because I think it is very difficult for me to enter the Dutch education system. By doing the Foundation, I really felt like I improved a lot from the language and also from the way I study.

Francine from Indonesia
Studied International Foundation Year in Business and Management
Now studying BSc (Hons) International Business Administration at VU Amsterdam


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    An international student sat in Holland International Study Centre's shared space.

    Studying business economics offers plenty of benefits, including career opportunities, job satisfaction and transferable skills. Discover more benefits of studying this innovative subject at university.

  • Jun 03 2021
    Holland ISC students collaborating in a cafe
    The Netherlands is a fantastic place to start your career, with excellent post-study work opportunities and a great lifestyle awaiting ambitious graduates. Learn more about how to get a post-study work visa in the Netherlands.
  • May 26 2021
    Study notes and pens on a laptop computer

    Maria from Colombia shares her helpful tips for revising and preparing for exams whilst studying the International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering and Computing.

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