The Dutch education system features many different types of school, each offering a curriculum geared to pupils' needs. Secondary education paves the way for vocational or higher education. The higher education system aims to provide top-quality teaching and training at professional or academic level.
Secondary vocational education (MBO) and higher education
Changes in higher education legislation
11-09-2015 | 15:00
The cabinet has approved a Bill introduced by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, making changes to ...
Studying abroad to become more attractive
03-07-2015 | 10:44
The government is removing a number of obstacles encountered by students who wish to study abroad. It has approved a Bill ...
Benelux countries agree on mutual recognition of higher education diplomas
18-05-2015 | 00:00
Education minister Jet Bussemaker and her Benelux counterparts have approved a decision whereby Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees ...