Dutch research is among the best in the world. The Netherlands are in the top 5. How do we stay upright between Top Sectors and EU subsidies?


Universities play an important part in society because of the high-quality academic information that they provide. Quality, accessibility and academic success are key.


The Dutch universities strive for autonomy. Clear rules and a stable funding is a precondition.

Governance & Accountability

Universities operate with public money. They show what they do with it and how they work. The Universiteiten van Nederland helps universities to public accountability.

International Affairs

International affairs is part of all the activities of the universities and Universiteiten van Nederland. Universiteiten van Nederland works on the best possible positioning of Dutch universities worldwide.

Communication & Public Affairs

Representing the Dutch universities towards politics and media. Universiteiten van Nederland works with partners to connect universities with society by facilitating debate, press releases, factsheets for example.