From expansion to academic drift and declining student numbers: The Dutch case

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Universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands have undergone a stormy process of development since the 1980s. Subsequently, a number of issues related to this growth have emerged and are currently the subject of reflection and discussion, in particular academic drift and recently declining student numbers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-9
Number of pages2
JournalInternational higher education
Issue number114
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2023


  • Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Netherlands
  • Higher education

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