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10 July 2018: Webinar 'Work in Holland: Special permit for alumni of higher education'

On July 10, 2018, the IND and Nuffic will broadcast the English webinar 'Work in Holland: Special permit for alumni or higher education'.

Are you an international (non-EU)  student and almost graduating or ending your research in the Netherlands? Join this special webinar. Why? The Netherlands has a leading global knowledge economy. To maintain this position we need international talent. The Dutch government has made a special residence permit for highly educated persons aimed at – not only attracting but also – retaining them in the Netherlands. This residence permit is called The Orientation Year, also known as the Search year or in Dutch "Zoekjaar". Find out everything  you want to know about The Orientation Year in this free webinar!

Tuesday 10 July 2018 at 7:00 pm (CET)

For whom?

  • International (graduate) non-EU student
  • Dutch embassies & consulates
  • Employers
  • Staff of Higher Education institutes that work for Career centres, Career guidance, Study counselling,  Information desks, Communications International offices
  • Researchers


  1. What is an Orientation Year?
  2. Who can apply?
  3. How do I apply (including a demo on how to submit the application)?
  4. Tips and tricks on how to start your Career in Holland
  5. How to stay in touch, connect and join the Holland Alumni Network

Ask your questions during the webinar!

Sign up
Via https://channel.royalcast.com/studyinholland/#!/studyinholland/20180710_1



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