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Double Investment in Research, Innovation and Education to Boost Europe's Competitiveness and Sustainability
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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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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.

Vereniging van Universiteiten en @Ver_Hogescholen organiseren 16 mei een bijeenkomst over internationalisering in h
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RT @tudelft: Today researchers scanned 4000 year old Mesopotamian clay tablets packed in clay envelopes and discovered the writing inside t
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RT @NethERbxl: Last week @deVSNU and Neth-ER organised a networking event about #WideningParticipation where stakeholders exchanged ideas o
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RT @UniversiteitNL: #ThrowbackThursday naar die keer dat we met @MinOCW @ivanengelshoven aan de oxytocine gingen op @deVSNU Lenteborrel. #s
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Duizenden banen dankzij buitenlandse studenten #SlimInternationaal
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RT @scholasticahq: "Overall, in Europe, more and more universities have come to the understanding that you can reach 100% open access for b
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RT @NethERbxl: Ronald de Bruin van @COSTprogramme over de rol van COST in de #ERA tijdens bezoek NLse universiteiten in Brussel @deVSNU htt
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De VSNU blogt! Deze keer het woord aan onze beleidsadviseur Nassim Abba. Hij schrijft over het VSNU-bezoek aan de o
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