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20752
Students enrolled in this school.
15
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
96
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The school says: in the Netherlands' oldest city of Nijmegen, you will find one of the leading academic communities in Europe, Radboud University. Renowned for its green campus, it enrolls over 19,000 students in 110 study programmes, of which 8 Bachelor’s and 36 Master’s programmes are fully taught in English. With a strong focus on research, the university also provides many opportunities for PhD study.The university has a green campus and state-of-the-art infrastructure. It offers a wide range of facilities, including lecture rooms and research labs; accommodation services; the University Hospital; libraries; offices; the guesthouse; and a book shop. The Radboud Sports Centre has more than 70 sports on offer and was recently named the best university sports center in the world according to the International Student Barometer.Why Radboud University? 

Radboud University is in the top 1% of universities in the world. • Voted Best traditional university in the Netherlands for the fifth consecutive year.

In 2010, two Radboud professors received the Nobel Prize in Physics.• Voted best traditional university in the Netherlands for the fifth consecutive year.• 11.8% of Nijmegen’s inhabitants are students, making Nijmegen a lively modern student city.• Tuition fees lower than €2000 per year

What are the admissions criteria?

The rolling admission period is from October 1st-April 1st. Biology, AI, and Psychology, and numerous fixed programs, with a January 15th application deadline. A high school diploma that is equivalent to the Dutch VWO is required.  For US students, this requires an IB diploma, and 4 APs with scores of 3+ or one years of college credits.   Applicants from other countries can check the requirements for VWO level equivalency here

What is student life like?

Radboud University has a very active international office.  The office organizes social activities, orientation, excursions, parties, and dinners. Radboud International Student Association offers other activities and ways to get involved. 

Furthermore, international students are able to rent bikes from the University for 2 euros per day or 50 euros per month. Students can join the Radboud Sports Center for 102 euros per year or 15 euros per month.  The center offers more than 75 sports, including mountain biking, fencing, burlesque, basketball, aerobics, sailing, ultimate frisbee, martial arts, and more.  The Nijmegen Student Sports Council combines with HAN university and is the umbrella organization for more than 35 student sports clubs.

Scholarships & Funding

Non-EU students can apply for the 5000 euro merit-based Holland Scholarship.

Housing options.

International degree-seeking students are guaranteed student housing for one year if the application deadline is met.  The school guarantees a furnished single room with a sink and shared kitchen and bathroom facilities for 350 euros per month.  There are double rooms or singles with a private bath that can be requested but can't be guaranteed.

Dining information

There are 7 different places to eat on campus with options including restaurants, cafes, and fast food options

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