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    • 1. VSNU Association of Research Universities in the Netherlands
    • 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 organisations
    • 3. 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 performance
      VSNU
    • 4. Dutch Research Universities
    • 5. 14 Universities
      • Nine broad-based universities: 1 Erasmus University Rotterdam 2 Leiden University 3 Maastricht University 4 Radboud University Nijmegen 5 Tilburg University 6 University of Amsterdam 7 University of Groningen 8 Utrecht University 9 VU University Amsterdam
      Dutch Research Universities
      • Distance learning/life-long learning: 14 Open Universiteit Nederland
      • Life sciences and natural resources: 13 Wageningen University and Research
      • Universities of technology: 10 Delft University of Technology 11 Eindhoven University of Technology 12 University of Twente
      13 14 12 11 10 7 9 2 6 8 5 3 4 1
    • 6. 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 Sciences
      Dutch Research Universities
    • 7. Students and staff
      • BA students: 175.000
      • MA students: 75.000
      • PhD students: 10.000
      • Academic staff: 24.000 (fte)
      Dutch Research Universities
    • 8. Revenues
      • University revenue 2009: € 5.7 bln
      Dutch Research Universities 3.3 bln Government grants 1.4 bln Contract work 0.5 bln Other 0.4 bln Tuition fees
    • 9. Education
    • 10. Programs
      • Bachelor programmes: 432 (5% in English)
      • Master programmes: 901 (50% in English)
      • PhD programmes: over 90% in English
      Education
    • 11. Code of conduct for 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)
      Dutch Research Universities
    • 12. 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 residence permits
      Code of Conduct
    • 13. Objectives of Institutions
      • Increasing overall system quality
      • Improving international cooperation ( dual degree )
      • Facilitating international students ( degree seeking; dual degree )
      Code of Conduct
    • 14. Objectives of Dutch government
      • Prevent excesses
      • Greater visibility of Dutch knowledge economy
      • Implementation of European directive on access of non-EU students.
      Code of Conduct
    • 15. 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.
      Code of Conduct
    • 16. 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 only
      Code of Conduct
    • 17. 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)
      Code of Conduct
    • 18. 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.nl
      Code of Conduct
    • 19. Monitoring committee
      • Monitoring whether institutions comply with Code
      • Confronting conduct of institutions with Code
      Code of Conduct
    • 20. Approach of Monitoring committee
      • Maintaining the register
      • Dealing with complaints (students and institutions)
      • Arbitrage
      • Research
      • Coordination of new issues related to Code
      • Annual report
      Code of Conduct
    • 21. 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 education
      Code of Conduct
    • 22. Dutch Universities International

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