The university system in the Netherlands


The Netherlands has 14 research universities that are accredited and funded by the government. At these universities, education is provided and research is carried out.

university system

 

Research at Dutch universities


Dutch science and academia do extremely well at an international level, even featuring among the top 1% worldwide.

Research

 

100

Number

 

Open access


Dutch universities strongly support open access and have been working to achieve it in various ways over the past few years. Read all about open access and the negotiation agreement of Springer publishing group and the Dutch universities on the VSNU open access site.

Open Access

VSNU supports call by European universities


The European University Association issued a statement on April 3rd to call on governments not to interfere with the autonomy of universities.

 

 

Statement

 

 

 

Education at Dutch universities


Dutch universities serve almost 250,000 students, of which roughly 160,000 follow a Bachelor's programme and 90,000 a Master's.

Education

 

Collective Labour Agreement


The VSNU negotiates with the Labour Unions on the compensation and benefits of the University staff.

Human Resources

 

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