Study in Holland fair holds today in Lagos


The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria will today host the second edition of its ‘Study in Holland Fair’ at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am.

The fair according to a statement from the embassy is designed for Nigerians seeking undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional education in Netherlands.

It provides a platform for them to meet one-on-one with representatives of top higher educational institutions from the country and get direct, personal advice on the opportunities available to them for study.

This fair is targeted at prospective students with their parents/guardians, high school/university graduates, educational consultants/recruitment agencies, government institutions, and private organisations. Attendance to the is free

“The fair offers Nigerians who desire to study in the Netherlands the chance to get first-hand information about the various study options available at several higher education institutions and find a programme of study that suits their specific preferences,” the statement read

According to the statement, the Netherlands as a recognised knowledge centre with rich study traditions and well known higher education institutions offer more than 2,100 programmes, which are taught completely in English.

“Education in the Netherlands meets all international standards with many of its universities ranked amongst the world’s top two percent. Each year, students from Nigeria study in the Netherlands, joining close to 112,000 international students from Germany, China, Belgium, Italy and Spain, and other international students from over 160 countries,” the statement also read.

As a world leader in many areas, including agriculture, water management, art and design, logistics and sustainable energy, Dutch Holland is home to some of the biggest multinational corporations including Philips, Heineken, KLM, Shell, ING and Unilever. Thus, job opportunities abound in the country after graduation.

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