A three-term foundation year
Studying at the International Foundation Year programme of the Holland International Study Centre (ISC) for three terms, you will gain the English skills and grades you need for university.
Once you successfully complete your foundation year, and achieve the required academic grades, you can progress to your degree course.
Who is this course for?
If you want to study for an undergraduate degree in Holland, but don't meet the academic grades or English language requirements, or would like a more gentle and supportive start to your time in a new country, you can study the International Foundation Year first.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- You can choose from two foundation subject routes depending on your degree ambitions: Business, Economics and Social Sciences and Science, Engineering and Computing.
- Each route teaches core academic modules, study skills, careers advice and specific modules related to your subject.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEducation Language Studies View 120 other Masters in Language Studies in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The requirements you need to join the three-term International Foundation Year vary depending on the University you are looking to progress to.
Generally, you need:
- Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study (IGCSE/GCSE/O Level and IB Certificate are not accepted)
- To be aged 17 or older.
International17500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
National17500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.