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Association of Universities in the Netherlands and trade unions reach negotiation settlement regarding new collective labour agreement
New website research programme Digital Society

Today the new website about the research programme Digital Society has been launched. In the research programme thirty professors of the fourteen Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges. ...

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The Association of Universities in the Netherlands and the Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences publish their Internationalisation Agenda

In this globalising world with its borderless science and education, Dutch universities play a leading role. Universities and universities of applied sciences wish to make the most of the opportunities offered by international collaboration, taking the quality and accessibility of higher education as a starting point. Internationalisation therefore requires careful consideration. ...

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Roadmap open access 2018-2020

100% open-access publication by 2020: that ambition is stated by the National Plan Open Science and the goal to which the VSNU has committed its efforts. The VSNU E-zine on open access includes the plans made by the universities in order to achieve this goal. 

 

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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.

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