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Cooperation, not Competition, is Future of HE in Holland

Under pressure from the populist right and facing shrinking budgets, Dutch universities are not having a stellar moment. What does this mean for the future of internationalism in the Netherlands and institutions like Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences with its high number of foreign students and where the entire curriculum is taught in English? Can it withstand the pressure from the right?

Education a Major Export for the Netherlands but it Needs to Import Young Talent

Higher education is one of the Netherlands’s major exports, but it has to import young talent and that is why educators like Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences are so important. This is according to Paul Zevenbergen, an executive board member of the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization NVAO, who was the guest speaker at Wittenborg’s 30th anniversary gala last Friday.

Dutch Education Minister Jet Bussemaker to legally protect the use of the name University in the Netherlands

Dutch Education Minister Jet Bussemaker to legally protect the use of the name University in the Netherlands

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