Knowledge transfer (valorisation) is regarded as the third core activity of Dutch universities next to education and research. ...
Dutch universities are among the top 2% of the 17,000 universities worldwide ...
Digital information technology is becoming ever more deeply and rapidly entrenched in our society. It won’t be long before everyone is permanently connected to each other via the Internet. ...
Dutch universities strongly support open access and have been working to achieve it in various ways over the past few years. ...
International exchange gives a quality push to academic education and research.
Facts & Figures
More students, equal number of courses
The number of students has increased rapidly. The number of courses does not increase proportionally ...
Digitisation in academic education
Our agenda for a future-proof range of degree programmes
49,000 people work at the Dutch universities.
Dutch research is among the best in the world. How do we stay upright between Top Sectors and EU subsidies?
The VSNU is working on an ambitious academic culture and on improving academic excellence.
Sufficient financial resources and a stable funding are essential conditions for universities to provide quality education and high-quality research.