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ULYSSES International Studies (UIS) informs, advises, and assists students with selecting and applying to international universities in order to optimise their chances of success.


ULYSSES International Studies is an independent higher education organisation which freely recommends the universities that fit you best.

Each student is unique and receives tailor-made guidance.

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What our customers say about ULYSSES International Studies (UIS) :


Thank you Mariet for the excellent work with our son Jules for his applications to Dutch universities. We couldn't have done this as a family without you. This is really a full service, from initial skills assessment and academic advice, to ensuring he filled in all the forms by the correct dates, to direct follow up with the university and even help with securing accommodation. It is thanks to all your efforts that our son Jules was accepted into three of his four top choices and that he is now happily settled in Utrecht. We would highly recommend this service to others. 

Kerri and Nicolas

(Parents Jules, Utrecht University)



Mariet takes the time to know her clients. She is a skilled listener and knows how to guide students along the way from choosing good 'match' schools, programs, application processes and the endless paperwork and selection processes till registration. Mariët is patient, knows how to nudge and be firm to get things done. I highly recommend her services both to schools as to parents as individual coach for their child.

Jane MacDonald (ASICS board member, CSI, Bristish Section Camille See, mother)


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Beyond The Bac: Higher Education in France and Abroad book

BEYOND THE BAC : Higher Education in France and Abroad

Get tips, read student anecdotes, and compare options in this one-stop guide to university study in several top-choice countries.

Helen Shavit and Jude Smith are the editors

Mariët Robert authored the Dutch chapter "Higher Education in the Netherlands"

ULYSSES International Studies (UIS) is an Independent Higher Education Agency, the Dutch and UK specialist !

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A UCAS centre is viewed as a trusted source of applications by universities.

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CIS has established a network of consultants who have experience supporting students around the world. Independent University Counsellors are professionals who help students and families research potential universities, and guide students through the application process.

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The British Council is committed to working with quality counsellors. Training is a core component of their strategy.

Tailor your application and dare to make the right choice ! 

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We will establish a one-on-one relationship and a personalized service tailored to your goals

Individual Guidance Sessions

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A - Z


Complete Coaching:

From 996€ HT
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Constructing your target university list

496€ HT
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Personal Statement,  Prep Interview, 

Introduction Session,


From 205€ HT


Learn more about our FREE services


Our knowledge and expertise are available for schools





Finding the right university is a challenge - every course and every university is different and each student is unique. Successfully choosing, applying, and getting accepted to universities abroad is certainly possible, but it requires preparation and motivation.


Making the decision to study in a foreign country and going through the application process is a personal journey of self-growth and discovery. You will need to make yourself stand out by bringing your uniqueness and academic strengths to light. Having somebody next to you who has solid and practical experience will enhance your chances of success.

Mariët Robert UIS

Mariët, founder of ULYSSES International Studies, assists students with selecting and applying to, international universities particularly in the United-Kingdom, Netherlands, Ireland and Canada. Mariët has gained her experience from numerous international study projects. She also likes to share her experience as a mother after having navigated her daughters through their very dissimilar university applications. She masters the significant differences in the application procedures and information requested. Mariët developed a unique approach and set off tools to guide students through this demanding and often confusing process. Having lived in the United States, the Netherlands, and France, Mariët is not only multilingual, but is also able to offer cultural insights that are invaluable to the selection and application process.

ULYSSES International Studies is an independent higher education organisation who freely recommends the university that suits you best. We have built trusting relationships with renowned universities around the world. UIS is UCAS registered centre, Mariët is an illustrious British Council Agent and a CIS Affiliated Consultant.

Today we have a success rate of 99%. Our A-Z coached students have been accepted to prestigious universities such as University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, LSE, King's College London, University of Warwick, McGill, University of Amsterdam, Rotterdam School of Management, UC Berkeley, ...


Whether you are planning on studying abroad for a bachelor's or a master's degree, we will work WITH you and FOR you. We will establish a one-on-one relationship and a personalized service tailored to your goals - mapping out the plan, guiding you on your path, and optimizing your chances of success. 


We believe that all students who yearn to study abroad should be given the opportunity and tools to succeed!


Visiting campuses is one of the best ways to learn more about the universities and colleges you want to attend - we can help you to get the most out of your visits.

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If you'd like to find out more about us or how we can help you, please call or email us.


+33 6 30 00 65 55


10, rue Gaston Lévy, 92330 Sceaux, France

Immatriculation au RSEIRL N° 422 629 246 R.S.E.I.R.L.

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