A pathway programme prepares international students to succeed at university, developing their English and academic skills before they begin their degree. Study your International Foundation Year at the Holland International Study Centre and prepare for an undergraduate degree at one of our partner universities. The International Foundation Year will make sure you are ready to study your English-taught degree in Holland.
1. Feel supported from your first day abroad
Preparing for your degree with a pathway programme allows you to adjust to life in a new country in a supportive environment, surrounded by other international students.
2. Become a confident communicator
You will have time to practice your English language and build confidence in your speaking ability before starting your degree.
3. Develop your academic skills
You will learn study skills and knowledge specific to your chosen subject, while also getting used to the European teaching styles you will experience at a university in the Netherlands.
We offer one undergraduate programme with a choice of two subject routes. Find out more on the pages below.
A three-term programme preparing you for undergraduate study in business, science or engineering-related degrees in Holland.
This foundation prepares you for business, economics and social sciences-related degrees at a range of universities in Holland. Find out about modules, assessment, term dates and degrees you can progress to after this course.
This foundation prepares you for science, engineering and computing-related degrees at a range of universities in Holland. Find out about modules, assessment, term dates and degrees you can progress to after this course.
Find out the entry requirements for programmes at the Holland International Study Centre.
A pathway programme gives international students time and support to adjust to life in a new country. It also prepares them for university-level study.
You will benefit from the following:
I needed to solve my problems with English and other skills. The International Study Centre is a very good place to prepare you for university.
Studied International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering and Computing
Progressed to BSc Chemical Engineering at University of Groningen