Development programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme is a five year €100 million global development programme, aimed to strengthen professionals and organisations through education and training. It contributes to the goals of the Netherlands’ development cooperation policy, in which education plays an important role.

The programme offers funding in 53 countries for individual scholarships, tailor-made trainings and institutional partnerships between Dutch and foreign education institutions in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and higher education. It focuses on the priority themes of the Dutch government and aims throughout the programme for inclusion, employability and environmental sustainability.


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Change the future

The Orange Knowledge Programme is managed by Nuffic in collaboration with the funding Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Running till mid-2022, it will offer thousands of people the chance to change their future.

More information

For more information on the Orange Knowledge Programme consult or check out this animation.

Scholarship applicant?

If you want to apply for an individual scholarship you can find all candidate information on the Study in Holland website.