This page gives you a description of the three sub-programmes: master's degree programmes, short courses and PhD Studies.

Please note, study programmes and courses offered by:

are listed under:

IHS (Institute for Housing and Urban Development)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (IHS)

CDI (Centre for Development Innovation)

Wageningen University

ITC (Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation)

University of Twente

Master's degree programmes and Short courses

There are fellowships available for a selected number of master’s degree programmes with a duration of between 12 and 24 months. A master’s degree programme leads to a Dutch master's degree.

In addition, there are fellowships available for a selected number of short courses in the Netherlands offered by Dutch institutions that provide professional training at post-secondary level. These courses have a duration of between two weeks and twelve months. The courses lead to a Dutch certificate or diploma.

Please note that the information provided on this website applies to the February 2014 and May 2014 deadlines. More information on new procedures for the November 2014 deadline and onwards will be made available in mid 2014 on

November 2014 deadline

View NFP course list for 2014-2015 for short courses, November 2014 deadline(79.8 KB)

All NFP courses are full-time courses. Consult our Studyfinder database for more detailed course information.

PhD studies

There are fellowships available for PhD research with a maximum duration of four years. You can follow PhD studies at one of 21 Dutch universities and institutes.

View list of Dutch institutions eligible for PhD studies(74.8 KB)

Alumni activities and Tailor-Made Training

In addition, there are separate funds for alumni activities and Tailor-Made Training.

Read more about the alumni activities on the website of the Holland Alumni network.

Read more about Tailor-Made Training on

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