Dutch Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) for Developing Countries in 2020

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is offering the Orange KnowledgeProgramme (OKP) to professionals working in (urban) development from 53 countries offered by Nuffic. The programme aims to contribute to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development by offering access to education and training to professionals and organisations.


Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

Degree Level: Short courses and Mater tracks


Short Courses:

  • Urban Management and Development Theories
  • Developing Social Housing Projects

Master tracks:

  • Strategic Urban Planning & Policy
  • Urban Housing, Equity & Social Justice
  • Urban Environment, Sustainability & Climate Change
  • Infrastructure & Green Cities
  • Urban Land Governance for Sustainable Cities
  • Urban Economic Development and Resilience

Value: Full scholarship

Place of Study: Netherlands

Nationality: 53 developing countries

Number of Scholarships: Not Known


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a professional and national of, and working and living in one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • Not be employed by an organization that has its own means of staff-development.
  • Have an official and valid passport.
  • Have an NFP/OKP government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established.


All candidates who wish to apply for the fellowship need to first submit an application for the course of their choice. 



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