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International exchange


International exchange gives a quality push to academic education and research.


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The Digital Society

The Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology & to find solutions to global challenges. Want to know more? 


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Digitisation in academic education

Our agenda for a future-proof range of degree programmes


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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.

The VSNU helps universities to public accountability.

The VSNU works on the best possible positioning of Dutch universities worldwide.

The VSNU works with partners to connect universities with society.

RT @feldberg_wouter: An inspiring @deVSNU visit to @CERN shows how scientific cooperation in Europe makes a significant difference in our d
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Europa moet vol inzetten op onderzoek en innovatie! Vandaag roept @PDuisenberg daartoe op in het @FD_Nieuws
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RT @GrootMarian: Vanmorgen bestuurlijk overleg met OCW minister van Engelshoven over studeren met een beperking samen met @deVSNU, @VNGemee
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Universiteiten vinden het belangrijk dat er voldoende academisch opgeleide leraren zijn en zetten zich hier actief
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A preliminary translation of the consultation version of the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity is
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Open up to open access! View the options for your favourite journal on your University Library's website or
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