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Elevate Health

Courses MSc Netherlands Netherlands Online September 2017

Elevate Health offers a comprehensive range of online medical courses for researchers and healthcare professionals. Courses can be studied exclusively online, or as part of a blended plan that features face-to-face sessions in addition to distance learning. However you choose to study, you do so at your own, wherever you are in the world -- all you need is an internet connection. Elevate offers more than online learning opportunities; it is an interactive portal that… [+] enables global health professionals to meet online to share knowledge, explore ideas and analyse new science. This means that when you have completed your online health courses, you’ll not only receive an internationally accredited diploma from Utrecht University – ranked #1 in The Netherlands and #46 in the world, but also a network of peers that you can call on as you develop your career professionally. Our aim is to increase knowledge and understanding of health sciences among health care professionals and medical researchers. In doing so, we hope to improve overall wellbeing and reduce the differences in standards of medical care between countries. What do we stand for? √ E-learning expertise Our in-house team of e-learning developers are experts in e-learning. We have a strong and sound online teaching philosophy and practice, with a personalized approach to learning, a focus on interaction and we offer continuous educational support throughout the course. √ Focus on the medical sector We focus solely on the medical (research) sector. This has enabled us to develop relevant knowledge in the field. It has also allowed us to build an extensive international academic network. As such, we are aware of the latest developments and the challenges our partners face. √ Providing better access to good quality health care worldwide Elevate Health is not just another provider of online medical education. In fact, we are a social enterprise aiming to provide better access to education in health care worldwide - with the goal to enable more people globally to access good quality medical care. How it works √ Choosing a course Elevate offers couses in a broad range of topics. Browse the course-section of this website for more information about the different courses we offer. √ Validation Having received your application to enrol, Elevate will check if you meet the course entrance requirements. You will receive an email confirming your place. √ Studying You will use our online learning environment in your studies. This portal gives you the chance to interact with your peers and access inspirational lectures and other high quality materials. √ Examination At the end of the course there will be a final exam, which can be completed in your home country, at the establishment of one of our educational partners. √ Certificate You will receive an internationally accredited diploma from Utrecht University, ranked #1 in the Netherlands, after succesfully finishing a course. [-]

Leiden University

MSc Netherlands Leiden The Hague Den Haag September 2017

Leiden University - the facts - The first university in the Netherlands, founded 8 February 1575 - Motto: Discover the world at Leiden University. - Internationally renowned research university - 11 Research profile areas, 7 faculties - Top 100 university - Honours College: Leiden University College The Hague - Member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), a partnership with other prominent research universities - 10 English-taught bachelor's… [+] programmes - 40+ Dutch-taught bachelor's programmes - 80 Dutch and English-taught master's programmes with over 250 specialisations - 26,900 students - 3600 international students - 115 nationalities Academic fields Leiden has faculties in the fields of: - Archaeology - Governance and Global Affairs - Humanities - Medicine - Law - Social and Behavioural Sciences - Science Research profile themes: focus on interdisciplinarity Leiden University has appointed 6 profile themes for research carried out within the university. These themes, all areas in which our researchers excel, transcend the traditional boundaries between disciplines and faculties. They offer opportunities for top-level fundamental research whilst at the same time reflecting key societal and global concerns of the 21st century. These research themes are: - Fundamentals of Science - Health, Life and Biosciences - Health across the Human Life Cycle - Law, Democracy and Governance: Legitimacy in a Multilevel Setting - The Asian Challenge - The Global Interaction of Civilizations and Languages - Integration of research and teaching Teaching at Leiden University is closely integrated with research. We believe that a complete educational programme comprises a bachelor's and a master's stage. The master's stage has a one-year master's programme and a challenging two-year research master's variant. These constitute the preparation for the following stage: the PhD. Strategic partnerships Leiden University collaborates in a wide range of partnerships, through which we are able to amass expertise across the borders of disciplines and academic fields. Interdisciplinary collaboration is not restricted to scientific fields within the University; we also have partnerships with other research institutions, non-profit organisations, government authorities and the business sector. Core values We firmly believe in promoting the following core values, both within and outside the University: - freedom of spirit, thought and expression - independent development of knowledge - societal responsibility - integrity Our academic staff are guided in their professional activities by the principles of academic integrity and by the scientific foundation of their actions and pronouncements. Students of our University develop into responsible academics, fully aware of the ethical consequences of academic research and innovation, and of their conduct in society. In their dealings with society we expect them to demonstrate responsible leadership and to subscribe to the core values of our University. In line with our tradition, our University continues to strive for innovation, in an environment that is constantly changing. Developments in science and society are a source of immense inspiration for both our staff and our students. [-]

University of Groningen

Bachelor MSc Netherlands Groningen Leeuwarden September 2017

Who are we? The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank. Geographically, the University is rooted in the Northern part of the Netherlands, a region very close to its heart. ... where education and research meet The University provides high quality… [+] education and research in a broad range of disciplines. We distinguish ourselves in the international market through a close link between education and research and by focusing on three key elements: Energy, Healthy Ageing and Sustainable Society. Not only are our education and research programmes socially relevant, but our researchers also collaborate with business partners, public institutions and the government. In addition, the University of Groningen stimulates current debate on scientific, social and cultural issues by providing convincing perspectives and fresh ideas, based on the latest scientific findings. ... as an international player Education and research at our university are internationally oriented. Students from all over the world prepare themselves in Groningen for their international career paths. We have a strong international reputation and maintain a firm - rapidly increasing - position in the international rankings lists. Collaborations between researchers on the frontiers of knowledge take place within extensive networks, affirming our strong, world wide reputation. ... stimulating talent development for students As a University, we take the personal ambitions and abilities of our students into account. We provide all students with a well-balanced, high quality curriculum across a multitude of disciplines. For students with strong ambitions and personal motivation we have more intensive programmes such as the University College, Honours College, Research Master and Topmaster programmes. In these programmes we stimulate our students to challenge themselves in terms of education and research. In this respect the University offers students a broad, high quality academic education and gives special talents an extra boost. ... stimulating talent development for staff We dare to differentiate between the various talents of our staff members and pay extra attention to personal development. By focusing on the direct link between performance, career prospects and remuneration, we give our staff members the opportunity to fully develop their abilities. The University actively contributes to the establishment of an ambitious and inspiring working environment. Introducing the Strategic plan Research, education, societal impact and talent development are essential to achieving our mission and vision. Research and education have always been the University’s raison d’être; societal impact and talent development, although an inherent part of research and teaching, have recently been made a more explicit aspect of the University’s activities. If it is to fulfil its task here, the University needs to perform on regional, national and international levels. Although this presents opportunities, the competition is fierce, especially in the national and international fields. Furthermore, if we are to consolidate or preferably improve our position in the global academic world, we will need to perform and become even better in the four areas of research, education, societal impact and talent development. Our strategic objectives, as stated in the following sections, are therefore geared towards improvement in these areas. This is combined with global expansion in the shape of (inter)national branch campuses that should consolidate our education and research. Achieving the strategic objectives will involve launching new initiatives and most likely revising, reducing or terminating existing ones. Societal impact As the University is intrinsically embedded in society as a whole, it cooperates with government, industry and society to share knowledge and generate new investment in research. This cooperation has a regional emphasis, as the University considers it very important to support and develop the area in which it has its roots. This cooperation takes shape as consultancy, public-private partnerships and a wide range of contracts and 9 activities that facilitate knowledge creation, the dissemination of results and societal impact (patenting and licensing). The University supports these activities with a knowledge and technology transfer infrastructure that operates at local, national and international levels. As top research is increasingly applied to major questions in society, the University has formulated three research priorities that will help us make a significant contribution to these questions. They are: Energy, which means solving questions related to innovations in generation, distribution and use of energy; Healthy Ageing, which means focusing on innovation in prevention, care and treatment; and Sustainable Society, which means helping to create and sustain a balanced society. Talent development Talent Development is a core theme at the University. Interested secondary schools can follow pre-university education at our School’s Academy. Our undergraduate students can choose to do a Minor, follow an Honours programme or enter our University College, depending on their interests and talents. Our Master’s students can choose between a regular and a Research Master’s programme and can follow an extra-curricular Honours Programme. Moreover, the faculty Graduate Schools give our Research Master’s students and PhD candidates various opportunities to develop professionally. We have a tenure track system for talented researchers, and our Rosalind Franklin Fellowships are an extra initiative launched to attract talented female researchers. We also provide academic leadership training for our tenured staff, facilitate the further development of teaching quality by UTQ and STQ, and have a Dean of Talent Development, whose job is to scout and support talented researchers in their careers. All our students, PhD candidates and staff can make use of various support facilities, which include an extensive range of courses and special programmes such as our Talent Travel programme. This helps them explore their interests and abilities and plan their next career move, be it inside academia or elsewhere. Education With regard to teaching strategies and the teaching environment, continuous optimization and innovation are essential if we are to meet future demands in a rapidly changing global society. Building on its long tradition of high quality education and pioneering innovation, the University of Groningen has therefore revolutionized its teaching in recent years. We have successfully piloted state-of-the-art educational concepts such as research-driven education, communities of learners, the international classroom and e-learning, and these are now being implemented. This has significantly improved study results and increased student satisfaction. Research The University of Groningen has a strong international reputation for its research. This is reflected in our position in international ranking lists. Our Zernike Institute of Advanced Materials is one of the top two research schools in the Netherlands and we participate in the other one, the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy. Our investment in international interdisciplinary research has resulted in highly esteemed research institutes and groups such as the European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, the Centre for Synthetic Biology and the Willem Barentsz Polar Institute. Moreover, the University is home to many ERC laureates. Since 2007, over 25 Starting Grants, nine Advanced Grants and four Proof of Concept grants have been awarded to our academics. This places the University of Groningen at the top of the ERC funding list in the Netherlands and among the top universities in Europe. [-]

Utrecht University

MSc Netherlands Utrecht September 2017

Utrecht University Founded in 1636, Utrecht University is an esteemed international research university, consistently positioned in the top 15 in continental Europe and the worldwide top 100 of international rankings, and member of the renowned European League of Research Universities. One of our international master’s students and a recent graduate will share their experiences of studying and living in Utrecht and the Netherlands in general. For more info and t… [+] o register, go to the website. We hope to see you online soon! Innovative and internationally oriented academic community Joining Utrecht University as a master’s student will make you part of an innovative and internationally oriented academic community — that brought forward no less than 12 Nobel Prize winners - engaged in cutting-edge and multi-disciplinary teaching and research. Utrecht scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to society include Nobel Prize winner Christiaan Eijkman, one of the discoverers of vitamin; neuropharmacologist David de Wied, who won national and international acclaim for his discovery that neuropeptides (small proteins) control brain activity and behaviour; and the latest Nobel Prize winner Gerard ’t Hooft, a prominent scientist in the field of theoretical physics. They also include Johanna Westerdijk (Dutch only), the first female professor in the Netherlands. Personal and interactive teaching At Utrecht University you will experience a model of quality education that stands for personal and interactive teaching based on critical reflection and debate, flexibility and a level of choice for students, as well as permanent professional development for lecturers. Students and Programmes Utrecht University counts over 30,000 students from 118 countries. You can choose between 143 graduate programmes, 87 of which are English-taught, and 32 teacher training programmes (both Dutch and English-taught) - the widest range of English-taught graduate programmes in the Netherlands. A Master’s Programme at Utrecht University is a 1- or 2-year programme leading to a Science degree (MSc), Arts degree (MA) or Laws degree (LLM). On top of a Master's Programme you can take part in the Young Innovators Programme: a selective 15 ECTS honours course at graduate level. Professional field The connection with the professional field is consistently embedded in the curricula of UU master’s programmes. A Career Services centre will support your transition into the Dutch or international postgraduate job market. Top 5 happiest places to live English is widely spoken in the Netherlands. Utrecht is a beautiful medieval city, centrally located in the Netherlands. Amsterdam and Schiphol Airpoft are less than half an hour away, and there are easy train connections throughout Europe. It is with good reason that BBC Travel placed Utrecht in the “top 5 happiest places to Iive’ Bright minds, better future. How to apply? Our application process is done online. Please visit our website for more information on the application process. Contact us If you have any questions about our Masters programmes, please do get in touch with us. Student Services Tel: +31 30 253 7000 (Monday to Friday, 10-12 am and 1-3 pm) Email: Visitors’ address: UU for U, Student Services, Heidelberglaan 6, de Uithof (Monday to Friday, 10 am – 4 pm) [-]

Radboud University

MSc Netherlands Nijmegen September 2017

At Radboud University in the Netherlands, you can obtain a high-quality and internationally accredited Master’s degree. Leading academics and excellent professors offer you what you need a a top-200 research university. A wide range of English-taught Master’s programmesWe offer 8 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and 38 English-taught Master’s programmes with many specialisations, which will give you the necessary skills and insights into research and practice within your … [+] own subject area. These Master's programmes take one or two years to complete, are full-time and are open to both international and Dutch students. Prestigious universityWhen you decide to come to Radboud, you will be studying at the best traditional university in the Netherlands according to students (2016 Keuzegids Masters). Moreover, in 2010, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to a professor and PhD student connected to Radboud University. Enrolling at a truly excellent institution, you will be guaranteed to be offered high-quality, research-based programmes.    Radboud University Established in 1923 and situated in the oldest city of The Netherlands, Radboud University has seven faculties and enrols over 19.000 students. Our personal style of teaching - offering plenty of opportunity to work closely with instructors and fellow students in small seminars - ensures that the university does not become a mere 'degree factory'. Nijmegen, a student-friendly cityNijmegen is a true university city with a variety of restaurants and cafés. The cultural centre LUX – the largest art house cinema in the Netherlands – also offers theatre, music, debate, and multimedia. The city is the oldest city in the Netherlands, dating back to Roman times. Today, it has some 165,000 inhabitants, 30,000 of whom are students. Students appreciate the many opportunities that the city offers for relaxation and entertainment. Nijmegen offers many cultural activities, from numerous museums, galleries, theatre, a concert hall and cinemas to happenings such as the International Four Days Marches with the International Summer Festival, the Limburg Medieval Festival, the Samba and Salsa Festival, Rockin’ Park Festival. It is a safe, friendly place to live and study. Guaranteed accommodationInternational students can expect to receive a warm welcome. Radboud University guarantees housing for students following a Master’s degree programme if you apply for admission before 1 May (EEA students) or 1 April (non-EEA). Cheap to live there? Expect to spend a minimum of 730 euros per month on living expenses. Furnished accommodation costs 360 to 450 euros including gas, electricity and internet. Count on 350 euros for food, clothing, personal care and travelling and 20 euros for your phone bill. Books and photocopies cost 200 to 300 euros per semester. Tuition fees depend on your nationality and the programme of your choice: € 2,006 per year for EEA-students, between € 6,957 and € 9,432 per year for non-EEA Bachelor's students, and between € 9,432 and € 10,360 per year for non-EEA Master's students. Scholarships are available for students from non-EEA countries. [-]

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Master Courses Netherlands Amsterdam September 2017

While health improves globally, many are still being left behind through inequality. At KIT Health, we are committed to help narrow this gap. With a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, educators and advisors we are an innovative player in international and public health. KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) equips health professionals to address public health challenges around the world. We offer master programs and advanced courses at our training facilities in Amsterdam… [+] and through e-learning. In addition we conduct regional, tailor-made training programs in countries around the world. By bringing together people from different countries and regions, KIT’s international courses create a forum for linking and exchanging experiences among a broad range of development practitioners. Impact: Leaders in global health Our training programs respond to current global developments in the health field. KIT’s courses are known for their practical applicability, the multidisciplinary approach and the interactive, participatory training methods. Our training programs are aimed at developing effective leaders that that create impact in their home countries. Alumni of KIT obtain higher positions after graduating and contribute to health policy at district, regional and national level. They also pass on their knowledge to colleagues and local health professionals, and by teaching at universities and training institutes. As such we have a broad-based impact. In the past fifty years, over 3000 health professionals have studied at KIT. We are proud to be part of their professional journey in becoming leaders in health around the globe. Accreditation KIT’s Masters courses are given in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and are accredited the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO In addition advanced courses are all accredited by tropEd, an international network of institutions for higher education in international health. Why study at KIT? Up-to-date approach to complex public health issues Practice-oriented Exchange between disciplines Interactive education Development of personal and professional competencies Network building Personal tutoring Participants from diverse backgrounds and countries Teaching by highly qualified specialists Positively reviewed by tropEd KIT: international centre of excellence in international health and development Accredited by NVAO [-]

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands

Bachelor Netherlands Groningen United Kingdom Leeds Lithuania Vilnius Assen September 2017 + 3 more

Hanze University of Applied Sciences (UAS) is located in the vibrant student city of Groningen. We have a wide variety of Bachelor's and Master's programmes, Certificate and Exchange courses, the Hanze Summer School and a Preparatory course. Applied research and innovation is highly integrated in our academic programmes. In addition to this, Hanze UAS has various modern facilities on campus to offer its students. An overview of important information for international… [+] students can be found on our International Service Desk webpage. We hope to see you in Groningen soon. ​​ Organisation and Management Hanze University of Applied Sciences Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS), Groningen, has establishments in Groningen, Assen, Leeuwarden and Amsterdam with approximately 27000 students and 3000 staff members. The name Hanze UAS relates to a once driving force in terms of business and trade. Many years ago, the Hanseatic League was essential for international trade, cooperation and contacts. This was the case in the Netherlands and many other countries, such as Germany and Scandinavia. The Netherlands had many Hanseatic cities, including Groningen. Therefore, the term 'Hanze' can be firmly related to the past as well as to the city of Groningen. The logo also has historical aspects to it. The slanted gothic letter H in Orange can be found everywhere Hanze UAS related. ​​​​ Take a look at the film below for a deeper look at Hanze University of Applied Sciences. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player ​​Responsibilities The Statutes of Hanze UAS state the responsibilities of the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board. Their responsibilities are described in Hanze UAS' Household Rules. Educational Vision 2020 Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen trains qualified and committed professionals. It is an environment in which students, research-lecturers and companies meet and learn from each other. Teaching, research and professional practice are closely connected. Assignments from professional practice are aligned to the teaching methods for each degree programme. Students, research-lecturers and partners in the professional field work together on solutions to issues close by and far away. Learning and working remain connected to each other throughout life. ​Education enriches individuals and society Hanze UAS feels that it has a special mission to make everybody in the Hanze learning community aware of his or her social responsibility. The university of applied sciences encourages employees and students to develop and make a valuable contribution to society. Emphases in education Energy and Healthy Ageing are the strategic areas in which Hanze UAS has a high profile. These major social concerns are primary areas of focus in the university's educational courses and research. Entrepreneurship is also a key concept and intrinsically associated with the name Hanze. The term refers to the relationship between education and practical application and the vital connection with the business community in the region, and at national and international level. In addition, Hanze UAS provides a safe and ambitious learning environment where people encourage one another to be the best that they can be. Hanze UAS is at the forefront in encouraging the most talented students and employees. [-]

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Master MSc Netherlands Rotterdam Amsterdam September 2017

RESEARCH TRAINING IN MEDICINE AND THE HEALTH SCIENCES What are your ambitions in this new era of discoveries? Health matters. For patients and populations. It’s this knowledge that guides us as we prepare our students for international careers as researchers, executives or advisors. Whatever their field – clinical medicine, drug research, public health or health-policy development – our graduates all serve one overarching interest: people’s health. MSC PROGRAMMES At the hea… [+] rt of this philosophy are our three Master of Science (MSc) programmes. Two of these are intended for holders of a Bachelor’s degree: the MSc in the Health Sciences (a two-year full-time programme that offers specialisations in Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, and Public Health) and the MSc in Clinical Research. The third programme is intended for Master’s graduates and health professionals at postgraduate level. This is the MSc in Health Sciences, which is offered as a one-year full-time programme or a two-year part-time programme. THE ERASMUS SUMMER PROGRAMME Each of these three programmes combines theoretical and practical research training in medicine and the health sciences. The programmes start every August with the Erasmus Summer Programme. This three-week, 30-course portfolio of state-of-the-art biomedical topics is designed to fully satisfy the needs of international students and professionals with a specific interest – such as clinical medicine, general practice, public health, epidemiology, genetics or biostatistics. Because the Summer Programme focuses on key principles and methods of quantitative medical research, it is open not only to participants in the MSc programmes, but to all students and health professionals. If you’re not enrolled in a degree programme but wish to gain essential updates in a range of applied medical and healthcare disciplines, you can thus compile your own personal training plan – another important facet of the NIHES philosophy. As an independent student, you’re also welcome to enrol in any part of our regular autumn curriculum. THE ERASMUS WINTER PROGRAMME All these activities and options are extended in the Erasmus Winter Programme, which focuses on the basics common to all research in clinical medicine. Dedicated to the principles and methods of clinical research, it is intended particularly for those interested in clinical trials, drug-safety research and decision-making in clinical medicine. It also includes various courses in genetics and biostatistics. DSC PROGRAMMES Do you want to add an international dimension to your career as a researcher? To combine research and clinical work? Or are you seeking to maximize your chances of qualifying for a PhD research project through a Doctor of Science (DSc) programme? Our research training is designed to help you do them all. At NIHES, we’re continuously expanding our network of partner universities around the globe. We collaborate with leading universities within EU-funded Master’s courses, joint doctorate programmes, and mobility schemes. So whatever your ambition – whether you intend to work as a scientist in academia, the public sector or industry – we’ll provide you with the knowledge and expertise you need. [-]

Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences

Master MSc Netherlands Maastricht September 2017

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences started on 1 January 2007. The faculty was the result of a merger between the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine.   Medicine The Faculty of Medicine was the first faculty to be established at Maastricht University. The University was officially established on the 9th of January 1976, although the first medical students began their studies in September 1974. The Faculty of Medicine was the second in … [+] the world that applied the Problem-Based Learning method. The other faculties of Maastricht University, i.e. Arts and Culture, Economics and Business Administration, General Sciences, Health Sciences, Law, and Psychology adopted educational systems and research organisations akin to that of the Faculty of Medicine. The Faculty developed into a community with a staff of around 1200 (academics, administrative and support staff), and approximately 1950 medical students. Since 1992 staff and students are based at the complex of buildings of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, and the University Hospital (Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht) which opened in 1991.   Health Sciences The Faculty of Health Sciences offered a broad range of disciplines that made the faculty unique, not only in the Netherlands, but also in Europe. The format allowed students to integrate their discipline and research work into all areas related to society, sickness and health. By way of research and specific (undergraduate and postgraduate) education, the Faculty of Health Sciences contributed to quality improvement in health care. At the moment the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences has some 2,500 students enrolled in its broad spectrum of educational programmes leading to a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree. Health Sciences examines the relationship between health, lifestyle, disease prevention, care and cure. The Health Sciences curriculum covers the entire field of health sciences: biological, behavioral and social health sciences. Three questions take centre stage throughout the course: 1) What is health?2) Which factors influence health?3) How can we influence these factors? To ensure a good quality of health care not only doctors are needed, nurses and paramedics are important, too. But also the expertise of other professionals is essential: the health scientists. [-]

Eindhoven University of Technology

MSc BSc Netherlands Eindhoven September 2017

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Our education, research and knowledge valorization contribute to: science for society: solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy, Health and Smart Mobility science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry science for science:… [+] progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education Excellent Education We see it as our duty to train engineers to possess a sound scientific basis and scientific depth. They also have the necessary skills to successfully flourish in social sectors and functions. Bachelor College and Graduate School With a view to the future, TU/e has begun a major educational reform. The Bachelor's and Master's programs remain but are being incorporated in a Bachelor College and Graduate School respectively. Students will be given more freedom and can even choose to follow a broad-based program with society-oriented subjects or opt for a very specialized science program. Advanced quality research With advanced quality research, the university contributes to the progress of technical sciences and thus the development of technological innovations. We focus on areas in which we participate in the international scientific community. This can play an important role. The TU/e wants to give significant impetus to the knowledge-intensive industries and other social sectors with a high or rapidly evolving technology-intensity. Knowledge Valorisation The TU/e puts emphasis on knowledge valorisation: research results are translated into successful innovations and serve as a basis for creating new products, processes and enterprises. We encourage students and staff to opt for entrepreneurship. Mission TU/e With this profile, the TU/e profiles itself as a leading, international, in engineering science & technology specialized university. We offer excellent teaching and research and thereby contribute to the advancement of technical sciences and research to the developing of technological innovations and the growth of wealth and prosperity both in its own region (technology & innovation hotspot Eindhoven) and beyond. In short, the TU/e profiles itself as the university where innovation starts [-]

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Master Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam September 2017

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880. The university offers over 120 English taught programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral level. Students and staff of 78 nationalities create a dynamic international academic community. With more than 23,000 students, of which 3000 are international, the university conducts cutting-edge research into problems of societal and scientific imp… [+] ortance. The University distinguishes itself in research and education through four interdisciplinary themes: Human Health and Life Sciences, Science for Sustainability, Connected World and Governance for Society. Quality of education Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) has a sterling reputation for the fine quality of its teaching. You work in relatively small groups, in which considerable emphasis is placed on interaction and a personal approach. The teaching is well-organized. This is reflected, for instance, in the clear structure of the study programmes. Lively Amsterdam The university is located in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, with the largest concentration of students in the Netherlands and where English is the second language spoken. As a student of VU Amsterdam, you stand to benefit from all the advantages offered by the capital. In just over fifteen minutes you are in the lively centre of Amsterdam, where there are numerous shops, places of entertainment, parks, and pavement cafes. Amsterdam is safe and English is widely spoken. Personal supervision VU Amsterdam devotes considerable attention to personal study advice. Right at the start of your course of study, you will be introduced to your programme’s study advisor. This person will offer you advice about any problems that you might have with your course of study, and answer questions about the job market. Unique identity VU Amsterdam was the first university in the Netherlands established by a private person, with no interference from the church or the state. This heritage is still very much part of who we are: VU stands for Vrije Universiteit, which translates literally as ‘Free University.’ From the very beginning, the university has determined its own areas of research, created its own study programmes and practised its own didactic methods. Easily accessible Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is readily accessible by public transport. Schiphol Airport is only eight minutes away by train. Amsterdam Zuid Station is within walking distance of VU University Amsterdam. There is also a rapid tram connection to Amsterdam Central Station or Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station, with a journey time of just sixteen minutes. VU Amsterdam is also easy to reach by car, being situated close to Amsterdam’s orbital motorway. University campus Almost all of our students, staff and programmes are located on campus: a single building complex in the business district of Amsterdam. Accordingly, in the course of your studies, it is very easy to familiarize yourself with other disciplines. Accreditation Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is fully recognized by the Dutch Ministry of Education as a research university. All degree programmes at VU University Amsterdam are either accredited by or in the process of being accredited by NVAO, the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders. This body was established by international treaty and guarantees the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flemish-speaking Belgium through the accreditation of study programmes. Types of programmes VU Amsterdam offers four types of programmes: Bachelor’s degree programmes (leading to BA/LLB/BSc) Master’s degree programmes (leading to MA/LLM/MSc/MPhil) PhD/Doctorate programmes (leading to PhD/Doctorate) Non-degree programmes (Study Abroad & Exchange/ Summer School) Scholarships A number of scholarship programmes exist for international Master’s students. VU Fellowship Programme The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective students the unique opportunity to pursue a degree in a selection of Master’s programmes at VU University. Organization VU Amsterdam is a traditional Dutch university presided over by an Executive Board (three members), and has 10 faculties directly under the Executive Board. Each faculty provides one or more Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree programmes and carries out research. They are all organized differently, but most have a board, a central staff and several departments and graduate schools. The university also has a number of service departments, of which the International Office is one, and there a number of interdisciplinary research institutes. Private or public? VU Amsterdam is one of 14 public universities which are recognized by the Dutch Ministry of Education and is therefore partially government-funded. Under the Dutch system, the government subsidizes recognized universities on the basis of their student numbers and also sets limits and guidelines for the tuition fees that these universities are allowed to charge. This ensures access to quality higher education for all Dutch citizens, rich or poor. VU Amsterdam welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. VU International Office Services Visa/residence permit Find out if you require a visa/residence permit and how this will be arranged. Accommodation Information on accommodation at VU Amsterdam. Registration at the municipality When you have arrived in the Netherlands you must register with the municipality. Find out what you need to do. Introduction activities After your arrival, numerous introductory activities will take place at VU Amsterdam. [-]

University of Amsterdam

Master MSc Netherlands Amsterdam September 2017

The University of Amsterdam A modern university with a city-centre campus, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a rich history and traces its roots back to 1632, when the Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. The UvA is an internationally oriented research university and consistently ranks among the best universities in Europe. The UvA seeks to provide an inspiring international academic environment in which both staff and students… [+] can develop their talents optimally. In addition to a broad range of English-taught Master’s programmes, the University offers a number of English-taught Bachelor’s programmes and more than 15 Summer School courses. Heart of Amsterdam Amsterdam is the financial, cultural and creative centre of the Netherlands. It is home to many international and local businesses, organisations and institutes. English is widely spoken and understood in Amsterdam and the city centre is easy for international residents to access and navigate. Amsterdam is also ranked as one of the safest cities worldwide and the second safest city in Europe. Rather than a secluded campus, the UvA has a four integrated city campuses throughout Amsterdam. Classes are held in quaint, old buildings throughout the city centre or at the state-of-the-art facilities at Amsterdam Science Park. Studying in an international environment The UvA’s strong international orientation is reflected in the curricula of its various degree programmes. The large selection of English-taught programmes makes the UvA more accessible to international students than most other European universities. The UvA also has an extensive network of foreign partner universities, facilitating student and staff exchanges. Research The University of Amsterdam has an outstanding reputation for research and is ranked among the world’s best in many fields. Its diverse application-oriented research programmes are often multidisciplinary and focused on societal issues. The UvA community consists of independent thinkers who dare to question dogmas and openly challenge each other’s opinions. Scholarships for international talent The UvA has established several scholarship programmes specifically designed to offer talented and motivated non-EU/EEA students the opportunity to attend a Master’s programme at our institution: the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship, the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship, the Holland Scholarship and the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship. Further contact information: The Student Service Desk is located at the Roeterseiland Campus, in the central hall on the ground floor of Building E, Roetersstraat 11, 1018 WB Amsterdam. [-]

University of Twente

MSc Netherlands Enschede September 2017

The University of Twente is where talent can best realize its full potential. Students and staff are the key. Together, 3,000 scientists and professionals carry out ground-breaking research, bring about socially relevant innovation, and provide inspiring teaching for more than 8,500 students. To us, entrepreneurship comes as second nature. The campus is home to around 100 businesses, including student-run businesses. The University of Twente has also generated more than 700… [+] successful spin-off companies. The university's business park, Kennispark Twente, encourages and assists entrepreneurs to start new companies. But there's so much more than that happening on our wonderful, green campus. Our sports and cultural facilities are unique and we host events such as the world's largest student think tank, Create Tomorrow. Another legend of the Twente campus is the Netherlands' largest student sports event, the Batavieren Race. The campus is a hive of activity - a truly inspirational place to be! - University of Twente, the entrepreneurial university.   The University of Twente is a research university which focuses on the development of technology and its impact on people and society. This focus can be seen in the range of 22 Bachelor's degree programmes and 31 Master's degree programmes which the university offers in the field of technology and behavioural and social sciences. Our students are always challenged to look beyond the boundaries of their own field and establish links with other disciplines. This multidisciplinary approach encourages scientific and social innovation and reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of the university. There are 5,500 Bachelor's degree students and 2,500 Master's degree students at the University of Twente.     [-]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Netherlands Almere Dronten Canada Halifax September 2017 + 1 more

Aeres University of Applied Sciences Talent to grow. That is what Aeres University of Applied Sciences stands for. Our university is rooted in the agricultural and educational higher education. We focus on education, research and sharing knowledge. This is how we contribute to the development of innovative professionals. Professionals who are capable of taking responsible decisions in a complex world, with a natural talent for acting sustainable. Aeres University has… [+] three faculties: Dronten, Almere and Wageningen. We used to be two separate universities, but we fused in 2013. We share the same vision and mission, but we each have our own profile and identity. Bachelor programmes Our bachelor programmes leads to the nationally recognised Ingenieur qualification, which is equivalent to the British BSc (Honours) and the French Licence Professionelle. This university degree is nationally accredited and internationally recognised by companies and civil organisations. The duration of the programme depends on the professional qualification of the student and can take 1- year, 1.5- year, 2- year or 4 years. Our bachelor programmes are: Animal Health & Welfare Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis Major International Agribusiness (EED) Major Plant Production (EED) EU Structural Funds Management European Food Business Food Chain Management Food Entrepreneurship Food Safety Management International Equine Business Management International Food Business International Horticulture & Management International Livestock Production We also offer one Master programme in Agribusiness Development. [-]

Delft University of Technology

MSc Netherlands Delft September 2017

Duration: 24 monthsStart date: 24 monthsApplication deadline: April 1 (EU and non-EU)Fulltime: YESCredits (ECTS): 120 Annual tuition fee (2013/2014): EU/Suriname: €1,835; Non-EU: €12,916       Delft University Of Technology combines the strengths of a modern university with a rich tradition. The University's eight faculties are at the forefront of technological development, and their work is contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society. Delft … [+] University Of Technology is ranked among the top universities of technology in the world (QS ranking 2011: 18th University worldwide in the field of Engineering & Technology) and the excellent research and education standards are backed by outstanding facilities, research institutes and research schools. The university cooperates with many other educational and research institutions in the Netherlands as well as abroad. The high quality of research and teaching is internationally renowned and TU Delft has numerous contacts with governments, trade associations, consultancies, industry and small and medium-sized companies.   Living in Delft Delft University Of Technology is situated in the city of Delft. Delft is a safe, attractive, and historic town. It offer's students a vibrant student life with various cafes, restaurants and fine cinemas that match the student’s budget. All this is easy to find and in walking distance from the University Campus. No other student city has so many active student, sport and cultural associations. Delft is based in the west urban area of the Netherlands (Randstad), cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague are all within easy reach and so is the Rotterdam & The Hague airport. Just take one of the many trains, anytime, as they also run at night.   Admission requirements •    A good university BSc degree •    A BSc Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 75% of the scale maximum •    Proof of English language proficiency (certificates older than two years are not accepted) A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 90 (internet-based test). Please note that we only accept the TOEFL internet-based test. or IELTS (academic version) overall Band score of at least 6.5.  or proof that you have passed the University of Cambridge 'Certificate of Proficiency in English' or the University of Cambridge 'Certificate in Advanced English'   [-]

Wageningen University

MSc Netherlands Wageningen September 2017

Wageningen University: To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. International character Wageningen University has a very international character with 24% of its international student body coming from 107 different countries. It is the first Dutch university to hold an international accreditation, given by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO). Wageningen University is one of the best universities worldwide in the field of Life… [+] Sciences. Through partnerships with numerous national and international companies and governments, Wageningen University students experience no problems in finding internships, challenging work and career opportunities around the world. Wageningen University Wageningen University is one of the leading international universities in the field of healthy food and living environment. Studying at Wageningen University guarantees you premium quality education and an international quality benchmark on your curriculum vitae. Here, you will focus on current and future global issues that are of increasing importance to both industry and government. You are ensured personal guidance throughout your student career with a teacher-student ratio of 1:7, which allows you to make the most of all the study options provided. The Code of Conduct with respect to international students in Dutch higher education has been revised as per 1 March 2013. This code sets a minimum standard for Dutch higher education institutions in their dealings with international students: Campus & Facilities With 70.000 m2, Wageningen Campus equals the size of 11 soccer fields. It offers excellent student facilities and it is a place where students, teachers, researchers and staff from all over the world come together and exchange ideas. Forum is Wageningen University’s largest education building. The main library is located in Forum and is open 14 hours per day. Due to a steady increase of the student body, a new education building, Orion, has been constructed and officially opened in September 2013. There are several places on campus where you can relax and enjoy a drink with your fellow students like the ‘Grand Cafe’ at Forum, ‘the Spot’ in Orion, or you can have lunch at the ‘Restaurant of the Future’. Nearby, sports centre ‘De Bongerd’ offers over 60 different sports ranging from tennis, squash and indoor biking to football, rugby and athletics. There are multiple student associations and each study programme has its own study association that organises a wide range of activities and services for students. Housing Most Dutch and international students of Wageningen University also live in Wageningen. For Dutch students, Idealis is the biggest student accommodation provider in Wageningen and you can apply for one of the several thousands of housing units they own. You can also try to find a suitable room via HousingDesk Wageningen or one of the national organisations mediating housing in the Netherlands. If you are a prospective international Master student intending to follow the complete study programme at Wageningen University, then you have a bed guarantee. This means that Wageningen University guarantees you a place to stay upon arrival. This will be a single student room containing basic furniture and fast Internet connection. For more information about housing please visit*Please note that at certain times of the year the demand for rooms is very high. It is therefore possible that you may be given temporary housing until a permanent room becomes vacant. Annual Introduction Days The Annual Introduction Days (AID) are held prior to the start of the Master programme and are highly recommended for all new students. During the introduction programme, you can become acquainted with Wageningen, your fellow students and the university: Wageningen town Wageningen University is centrally located in the Netherlands. The cities Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague are only one-hour travel by train from Ede-Wageningen’s station and Utrecht only 25 minutes. From train station Ede-Wageningen to Wageningen Campus is a 12-minute bus ride. Wageningen is built on 'bicycle scale' meaning that all university facilities and the city centre are within cycling distance. There are historic and modern buildings, high-rise student flats, works of art and botanical gardens that all add to the diversity of Wageningen. More than 8.000 students study at Wageningen University and they, accounting for 20% of the population, turn Wageningen into a university town. The many international students, professors and researchers contribute to the international atmosphere. Wageningen has a thriving cultural and social life. Theatres, cinemas, student clubs, bars, nightlife and restaurants create the elegance of a city in a beautiful rural setting. The nearby flood plains of the Rhine River and National Park the Veluwe are ideal for those who enjoy nature, hiking, running or cycling. Structure of the Programme Wageningen University offers 29 Master of Science (MSc) programmes and the language of instruction is English. All Master study programmes are full time, have a duration of two years and are comprised of 120 ECTS credits. In addition to this, it is possible to follow one of the two part-time online master specialisations from all over the world through the university’s Virtual Learning Environment. This pioneering way of studying is an ideal opportunity for you if you want to obtain a full Master degree, but are not able to spend two full years away from home. In Wageningen, the academic year is split up into six periods. During each period, you follow one or two courses that are completed with an exam. The first, second and third period, and the fourth, fifth and sixth period run parallel to the European semesters, which means you can combine your courses in Wageningen with courses at other universities without running into scheduling problems. The first year of the Master study programme is comprised of mandatory courses, but you also have several elective courses which allow you to specialise within your programme. The second year includes an internship and a master thesis. The subject of the thesis is developed in consultation with a senior staff member of Wageningen University. Students usually propose their own thesis research topics while taking ongoing research in the relevant Wageningen University departments into account. [-]