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VSNU    Association of Research Universities in the    Netherlands1
The VSNU represents the shared interests of the    fourteen research universities in terms of their    relation to Dutch a...
VSNU    Position    Represents the 14 Dutch research universities    Employers’ organization for the university sector    ...
Dutch Research    Universities4
Dutch Research                                                                             Universities         14 Univers...
Dutch Research                                              Universities    Dutch Higher Education system    Binary system...
Dutch Research                                       Universities    Students and staff    BA students: 175.000    MA stud...
Dutch Research                                               Universities    Revenues    University revenue 2009: € 5.7 bl...
Education9
Education     Programs     Bachelor programmes: 432 (5% in English)     Master programmes: 901 (50% in English)     PhD pr...
Code of conduct for                    Dutch Research                                                Universities     inte...
Code of Conduct     Mission     Monitoring minimal level of performance of     institutions (one rotten apple spoils the w...
Code of Conduct     Objectives of Institutions     Increasing overall system quality     Improving international cooperati...
Code of Conduct     Objectives of Dutch government     Prevent excesses     Greater visibility of Dutch knowledge economy ...
Code of Conduct     Advantages of signing the Code     License to enroll foreign students     Participation in nationwide ...
Code of Conduct     Scope of the Code     All types of information regarding study programs     (quality, degree, level, f...
Code of Conduct     Obligations implied by Code     Minimal language requirements for incoming students (5.0     IELTS for...
Code of Conduct     Who signed?     All 14 research universities     All 41 universities of applied sciences     29 privat...
Code of Conduct     Monitoring committee     Monitoring whether institutions comply with Code     Confronting conduct of i...
Approach of Monitoring                         Code of Conduct     committee     Maintaining the register     Dealing with...
Code of Conduct     Evaluation     Self regulation works     Institutions ‘protect’ the Code     Some institutions closed ...
International     Dutch Universities22
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  1. 1. VSNU Association of Research Universities in the Netherlands1
  2. 2. The VSNU represents the shared interests of the fourteen research universities in terms of their relation to Dutch and European politicians, government and civil society organisations2
  3. 3. VSNU Position Represents the 14 Dutch research universities Employers’ organization for the university sector Board: 14 presidents of the universities Office: 41 employees Focus on collective strategies in educational quality and research performance3
  4. 4. Dutch Research Universities4
  5. 5. Dutch Research Universities 14 Universities Nine broad-based universities: 1 Erasmus University Rotterdam 7 2 Leiden University 3 Maastricht University 4 Radboud University Nijmegen 5 Tilburg University 6 University of Amsterdam 7 University of Groningen 6 8 Utrecht University 9 12 2 9 VU University Amsterdam 10 8 13 Universities of technology: 4 10 Delft University of Technology 1 11 Eindhoven University of Technology 5 12 University of Twente 11 Life sciences and natural resources: 13 Wageningen University and Research Distance learning/life-long learning: 145 3 14 Open Universiteit Nederland
  6. 6. Dutch Research Universities Dutch Higher Education system Binary system Introduction BA/MA system in 2002 Research University: BA (3), MA (1-2), PhD (3-4) University of Applied Sciences: BA (4) 14 Research Universities 41 Universities of Applied Sciences6
  7. 7. Dutch Research Universities Students and staff BA students: 175.000 MA students: 75.000 PhD students: 10.000 Academic staff: 24.000 (fte)7
  8. 8. Dutch Research Universities Revenues University revenue 2009: € 5.7 bln 0.4 bln 0.5 bln Tuition fees Other 3.3 bln 1.4 bln Government grants Contract work8
  9. 9. Education9
  10. 10. Education Programs Bachelor programmes: 432 (5% in English) Master programmes: 901 (50% in English) PhD programmes: over 90% in English10
  11. 11. Code of conduct for Dutch Research Universities international students. Self regulation by the Dutch system of higher education on the initiative of umbrella organisations VSNU (14 research universities) HBO-council (41 univ. of applied sciences) PAEPON (84 private institutions)11
  12. 12. Code of Conduct Mission Monitoring minimal level of performance of institutions (one rotten apple spoils the whole basket) Certificate screening of incoming students Providing general (system) information to international community Shortening procedure of acquiring residence12 permits
  13. 13. Code of Conduct Objectives of Institutions Increasing overall system quality Improving international cooperation (dual degree) Facilitating international students (degree seeking; dual degree)13
  14. 14. Code of Conduct Objectives of Dutch government Prevent excesses Greater visibility of Dutch knowledge economy Implementation of European directive on access of non-EU students.14
  15. 15. Code of Conduct Advantages of signing the Code License to enroll foreign students Participation in nationwide scholarship programs (like Huygens) Services by NUFFIC, like marketing and promotion, certificate screening, NESO’s, etc.15
  16. 16. Code of Conduct Scope of the Code All types of information regarding study programs (quality, degree, level, facilities, costs, entrance requirements) Applies to both EU- and non-EU students (legal consequences for non-EU students only16
  17. 17. Code of Conduct Obligations implied by Code Minimal language requirements for incoming students (5.0 IELTS for preparatory year and 6.0 IELTS for BA and MA) Monitoring study progress (report drop-out or no-show) Language requirements for teachers Only offer degree programs with official accreditation Control conduct of agents (report misconduct)17
  18. 18. Code of Conduct Who signed? All 14 research universities All 41 universities of applied sciences 29 private institutions 17 applications have been turned down or withdrawn Register at www.internationalstudy.nl18
  19. 19. Code of Conduct Monitoring committee Monitoring whether institutions comply with Code Confronting conduct of institutions with Code19
  20. 20. Approach of Monitoring Code of Conduct committee Maintaining the register Dealing with complaints (students and institutions) Arbitrage Research Coordination of new issues related to Code Annual report20
  21. 21. Code of Conduct Evaluation Self regulation works Institutions ‘protect’ the Code Some institutions closed their business Procedure to acquire visa and residence permits is shortened by 50% (14 days for visa; 34 days for residence permit) Code serves as model in drafting new Immigration law Positive impact on reputation of Dutch higher education21
  22. 22. International Dutch Universities22
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