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Nuffic Neso South Africa

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The Netherlands Education Support Office based in Pretoria
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NRF-Nuffic doctoral training programme

The NRF-Nuffic doctoral training programme is now open for applications until 7 June 2019.

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On 7 February the next deadline for the Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarships for Master's programme has opened. Focus for South Africa is on mid career professionals in the Water and Food & Nutrition Security sectors.

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About Nuffic Neso South Africa

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The Netherlands Education Support Office (Nuffic Neso South Africa) is a non-profit organization funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education. Nuffic Neso South Africa is a representative office of Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education. Neso is the official representative in South Africa for all matters concerning Dutch higher education and promotes and provides information on more than 2100 study programs taught in English in the Netherlands. Neso also initiates and facilitates institutional cooperation between Indonesian and Dutch universities and works together with South Africa on capacity development through the Orange Knowledge Programme.

Nuffic Neso South Africa focuses on the following activities:

  • Promote Dutch higher education and to increase student and staff mobility between South Africa and the Netherlands.
  • Support students from the Netherlands to come to South Africa for study, research and internships.
  • Intensify ties with the Holland Alumni network in Southern Africa.
  • Initiate and coordinate (triple helix) partnerships (e.g. NRF-Nuffic PhD programme, Living Labs).
  • Capacity building: implementation of the Orange Knowledge Programme in the region.


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Nuffic Neso South Africa
210 Florence Ribeiro Avenue
Pretoria 0181
South Africa

Phone: +27 12 346 0982
Email: info[at]


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Webinar: Study in Holland with Fontys Academy of Creative Industries

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Nuffic Neso South Africa is hosting a Study in Holland webinar with Fontys Academy of Creative Industries.
When Sep 27, 2016
from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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Contact Phone +27 (0)12 346 0982
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Nuffic Neso South Africa will be hosting a Study in Holland webinar together with Fontys Academy of Creative Industries.

The webinar will include:

Welcome and introduction to studying in Holland

Presentation by Ms M. Meijer about studying at Fontys ACI, and about some of their Bachelor's programmes.

Q&A Session to see what has been standing in your way.

Join us! Register HERE  

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NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Training Programme 2019

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The National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF) and Nuffic have launched the second call for applications for PhD candidates from South Africa. The deadline is 7 June 2019.


The call was officially opened on 1 April during a bilateral Joint Working Committee on Science & Technology between the governments of South Africa and The Netherlands.
The programme provides doctoral scholarships for South African citizens and permanent residents, to do full-time PhD studies in The Netherlands and full-time PhD studies in a joint degree construction (studying partly in the Netherlands, partly in South Africa).


The call for applications for the NRF-Nuffic doctoral training programme will close on 7 June 2019. Consult the scholarship framework document ‌ (674.2 kB)and the application guide‌ (1.3 MB) before submitting an application.


From left to right: Dr. Sepo Hachigonta (Director Strategic Partnerships, NRF), Mr. Daan Du Toit (Deputy Director General, South African Department of Science & Technology), Ms. Marjan Hammersma (Secretary General, Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science) and Mr. Freddy Weima (Director General Nuffic)


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