International Affairs

 

 

The research universities have an agenda for the further internationalization of higher education and research. This agenda is shared with the universities of applied science. It takes account of international developments and the need to strengthen the Netherlands’ innovative power and competitiveness and to boost the quality of teaching and research.

 

These highlights show our own aspirations and efforts towards further internationalization.

Internationalization vision

In the Internationalization Vision the research universities present four aspirations.

Internationalization vision

Knowledge economy

Universities are increasingly playing a leading role in society and are active partners in the 'triple helix' alliance.

Knowledge economy

Knowledge and skills

It is vital that international skills be anchored in the teaching on offer.

Knowledge and skills

Strategic cooperation and europe

It is vitally important to have high-quality international partnerships and networks in the field of research and teaching. The Netherlands benefits from consolidating and diversifying its networks.

 

Europe

 

Branding / positioning

Universities set their own internationalization agenda based on their institutional profile and taking their cue from their own international strenghts and aspirations.

Branding/positioning