Embassy of Colombia to the Netherlands participated at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Dutch Organization for the Internationalization of Education
On 4 April, the Embassy of Colombia to the Netherlands participated at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Dutch Organization for the Internationalization of Education – Nuffic - in Utrecht. This year, the subject of the conference was entitled "Let's connect" aiming to bring together members of different sectors such as from education, business, government among others (both locals and foreigners) to discuss about the internationalization of education challenges. During the event, the strategy “Study in Holland” was socialized, intending to position the Netherlands as a high quality higher education destination for foreign students, specially those coming from developing countries. According to Colciencias and Colfuturo figures, the number of Colombian students who are currently enrolled at institutions of higher education in the Netherlands exceeds one hundred. They are distributed in different areas such as in social sciences and humanities, economy and business, art and culture, agriculture and environmental sciences, engineering and law.