Overview of the higher education system in the Netherlands

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This chapter presents the higher education system in the Netherlands. It presents key actors, and discusses the funding arrangements for education and research. The chapter provides an overview of the quality assurance mechanisms and human resource policies in higher education. It provides an introduction to the framework conditions for innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education and some recent policies for strengthening the innovative potential of the Netherlands. These will be further discussed in subsequent chapters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSupporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in the Netherlands
Editors OECD/EU
Place of PublicationParis
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)78-92-64-29219-2
ISBN (Print)978-92-64-29203-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018

Publication series

NameOECD Skills Studies


  • Innovation system

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