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March 23, 2018

Netherlands adapted “Borderless Network” model to promote higher education post Brexit

In the post Brexit period, there is huge prospects for higher education in Netherlands. Dutch educational institutions and ministry of economic affairs are collaborating to promote international education in the Netherlands. This cooperation model is called Borderless Network.

Scholarships and fellowships are the added advantages of Dutch education. Indian students can pursue for higher education in appropriate areas of  interest. Universities, Vocational training institutes and ministry of economic Affairs are promoting under graduate, graduate and skill development programmes in the Netherlands. Wageningen, Has, VHL, Lentiz and Aeres are some of the pioneering Universities for higher education.

Dutch ministry is giving due attention to agribusiness in the country. Applied biology, Spatial and Environmental Planning, Geomedia & design, Horticulture and Arable farming, precision farming, food innovation, food technology, agribusiness, entrepreneurship, value chain system, global food chain system, aanimal husbandry, landscape development, sustainable agriculture and farming system research are some of the emerging sectors in the Netherlands. Moreover Dutch institutions are giving more thrust to bio waste management, environmental studies, one health and applied animal sciences.

Has University based at Holland is offering graduate programme in international farm management. Even though the Netherlands is a small country, its agribusiness is leading in export of flowers, seeds, meat, knowledge and complete growing systems. International farm management equip students to get careers that fit to their talents and acquired skill. They will get placement in agribusiness sectors. Students learn how to manage the production process of animals and plants and will get exposure to share the experiences of successful entrepreneurs. Major areas include business administration, agrifood chains, international business, entrepreneurship, international farming, export management and supply chain management.

International  food and agribusiness is an emerging graduate programme in Holland. The course envisages doing international business with respect to people and planet. Major study areas include global food systems, agri food business, bio based economy, crop and animal production systems, food governance, supply chain management, business and marketing, sustainable trade, extension on sustainability and future food systems. All the graduate programmes offer internships and exchange programmes.

Plus two students can apply for graduate programmes, whereas under graduate students can pursue for graduate programmes. There is a provision for exempting students who have completed their education in English from English language requirements. IELTS score of 6/9 or TOEFL or Cambridge ESOL scores are required for admission. Students can apply online. Dead line is 1st May 2017. For more details visit www.hasinternational.nl, www.wur.nl, www.government.nl, www.vhluniversity.com

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