Study Group has unrivalled experience in recruiting high quality international students and helping them to successfully make the transition into Universities and Colleges. Study Group innovative International Study Centre program enables partners institute to grow a diverse international student intake. Based in Amsterdam, one of the world’s great cities, the Holland International Study Centre (ISC) offers the ideal introduction to studying and living in Holland.
At the Holland ISC students will be provided with the best preparation for their chosen University in Holland. Study Group partner with several top universities in the country, offering pathway programs varying from English Language courses to International Foundation.
The Holland ISC offers a professional learning environment Expert tuition designed to improve level of English, introduce to vital study skills and help students to adapt to the new culture around them. The Holland ISC provides experienced support from a personal tutor to help students to adapt to living away from home and build their new life in Holland.
The Holland ISC is based in the heart of historic Amsterdam, one of Europe’s top five city destinations and a hub of European culture, arts and sport.
One Year International Foundation program, taught in Amsterdam, will help you to reach the English language and academic standards you need to succeed. Holland ISC International Foundation Year courses are directly aligned with specific university degrees. You must have a conditional offer from your chosen university to join the International Foundation Year,
The International Foundation Year is specifically designed for international students who need additional study before starting an undergraduate degree program at a Dutch university.
The program combines study skills, English language training and academic study to prepare you for degree level study in Holland. The Holland ISC takes special care to provide you with the set of academic study skills that are required of Dutch students, to ensure that the transition to a different education system is as easy as possible.
There are up to 20 contact hours per week, over five days. You are also expected to do a minimum of 20 hours of self-study per week to practise your theory and undertake homework.
The program is modular in structure and you will be monitored throughout to ensure you remain on track. Progress is monitored through continuous course work and specific assessment at the end of each term or module. You will also be required to complete a series of presentations and extended essays.
On successful completion of the program and having achieved the required academic grades and IELTS score, you will be able to start your degree at your chosen university. Depending on your chosen degree, progression may be to the first year of a three year degree or to the second year of a four year degree program.
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Nyenrode Business Universiteit
Stenden University of Applied Sciences
University of Groningen