Transnational education

education_curacaotrans_edu_round_smTransnational Education The global education market is changing rapidly. The number of students choosing an overseas education continues to increase. Transnational Education is important in the overall higher education landscape of Curaçao. This form of education has impact on academic, economic, human resource development, socio-cultural and status of this island.

Higher education institutions in Curaçao are:

  •  The University of Curaçao (UoC): UoC offers a wide variety of bachelor studies such as economics, law, engineering and the Executive Master in Financial Management in conjunction with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands.
  • The University of the Dutch Caribbean (UDC): UDC offers several bachelor studies such as fiscal economy, accountancy, sport management accredited by the Dutch organization NVAO and a MBA program in collaboration with the Webster University.
  • The St. Martinus University (USM): USM offers two 20 week semesters per year for medical students. The courses are consistent with LCME-accredited US and Canadian Medical Schools.
  • The College of the Dutch Caribbean(CDC): CDC offers a wide variety of full time and part time courses in close collaboration with the Dutch ROC and Schoevers and the Examen Instituut voor Informatica (EXIN).
  • Carmabi (Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity): Carmabi offers tropical marine science studies.

International School of Curaçao

The International School of Curaçao (ISC) is a non-profit, US-based curriculum school serving the needs of students ages 2-19 with English as language of instruction. ISC currently holds three recognized accreditations with AdvancEd/SACS, the Counsel of International School (CIS), and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, all of which are a testament to the quality of education ISC offers.
In addition to the excellent academic program, non-English speakers are immersed into the school’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program, within the school schedule, to help them build their English skills and ensure their success in day-to day classes.

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