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Young Bulgarians prefer universities in the Netherlands

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The most desirable destination for higher education for Bulgarian young people is the Netherlands. Nikolay Histanov, manager of "Higher Education Abroad Programs" at Integral Educational Programs, told BNR that in the last 1.2 years the Netherlands is still the leader among applicants for higher education in Europe. 

After Brexit and the change in the conditions for studying in Great Britain, especially in the last year, there has been an increased interest in Belgium and Italy, Germany and Austria, where universities offer a variety of programs in German and English. 

According to Hristanov, the interest in Dutch universities is mainly due to the state's policy of halving the fee of 2,000 euros for the first year, as well as the many and varied programs in English. 

In addition, universities in the Netherlands are practical and academic, where applicants can find the most suitable educational institution for them. They also have opportunities to do internships during their studies.

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