Netherlands has 13 globally-ranked universities and has produced 12 Nobel Prize laureates. About 95% of its locals speak in English, making it a comfortable and stable destination for international students. Tuition fees in Dutch universities is relatively lower than other destinations for higher studies and education is subsidized by the Government. Netherlands incorporates team work oriented teaching style and the universities offer well-designed courses and facilities. It is often referred to as the "gateway to Europe" since it is centrally located in Europe.