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Distinction for top achievers at secondary school

Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, secondary school pupils in the Netherlands will be given a distinction ('judicium cum ...

News item | 12-06-2015 | 18:54

Benelux countries agree on mutual recognition of higher education diplomas

Education minister Jet Bussemaker and her Benelux counterparts have approved a decision whereby Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees ...

News item | 18-05-2015 | 00:00

Obstacles to studying abroad removed

Studying abroad will become more attractive. Dutch universities will be able to reduce or even waive tuition fees for students ...

News item | 15-05-2015 | 00:00

Stricter naming rules for academic institutions

Under a bill submitted for online consultation by Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker, institutions will ...

News item | 01-05-2015 | 17:22

Eight innovations from scientific start-ups

Recycling 3D printing waste, vaccination plasters, energy-generating sun shades, live DNA images, IVF pregnancy tests, ...

News item | 13-01-2015 | 11:00

Stakeholders help shape Heritage Bill

New legislation is to be introduced to better protect the Netherlands' heritage. The cabinet has approved the Heritage Bill as ...

News item | 03-10-2014 | 15:31

Earlier examinations for gifted and talented pupils

It will soon be possible for secondary school pupils who perform extremely well in certain subjects to take their final exams ...

News item | 03-10-2014 | 15:22

€ 5 million for international scholarship programme

It should be made more attractive for top students from abroad to study in the Netherlands. Conversely, talented Dutch students ...

News item | 28-07-2014 | 10:58

Government gives go-ahead to teaching in foreign languages in primary school

The Cabinet has decided to give primary schools more scope to teach English, German or French intensively at an early age. From 1 ...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:01

Dutch show highest returns on EU research funding

Higher education, research institutions, and the business sector in the Netherlands managed to secure nearly €3.4 billion in ...

News item | 19-06-2014 | 16:01