Open University of the Netherlands

Heerlen, Netherlands
The Open University of the Netherlands offers courses, bachelor and master programmes in Dutch. Only a limited number of courses is offered in English. Studying at the Open University of the Netherlands allows professionals to sharpen their skills. In fact, many of its students already have degrees and take one or more courses to acquire additional know-how or to retrain for a different occupation.
  • 1 Masters
  • 25938 Students
  • Public Institution Type

About

History

In 2002, the Open Universiteit of the Netherlands took its first steps towards implementation of its internationalisation policy. Contrary to most institutions for higher education, the exchange of students or attracting them to come is not is a prime focus here.

Education

  • Courses
Besides academic programmes, students can choose from nearly 300 modular courses. T
  • Bachelor and Master degree programmes
The Open University of the Netherlands offers fully accredited Bachelor or Master degree programmes in Law, Management, Computer Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Cultural Sciences, Learning Sciences and Psychology. We offer - in participation with partners - the MBA programmes: Euro*MBA.
  • Short programmes
These include short vocational training courses, postgraduate courses and short undergraduate programmes.
  • Free courses and MOOC's
We provide MOOC's, short courses and masterclasses for free or for a small fee.

Research

The Welten Institute is the Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology of the Open University of the Netherlands. Its research focuses on 'Learning and teaching in technology enhanced learning environments'.

Within this programme there are areas of interest:

  • Fostering Effective, Efficient and Enjoyable Learning
  • Technology enhanced learning innovations
  • Teaching and teacher professionalization

Career

About 60% of students remain in paid employment throughout their studies, and nearly 35% have enrolled because it leaves them free to choose their own time and place of study and lets them progress at their own pace.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Open University of the Netherlands!

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