Nuffic News

Enthusiasm abounds at US seminar on education cooperation

published Jul 06, 2017 08:19 AM

A lot of interest and enthusiasm was exhibited at a recent seminar in New York about educational cooperation between the Netherlands and the US. It should be holistic, multilateral, and include knowledge diplomacy. Opportunities abound and now is the time to strengthen ties.

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New European recognition report published

published Jun 29, 2017 10:20 AM

The FAIR report is the end result of the EU-funded project 'Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition' (FAIR) that started in January 2015. It contains recommendations to further improve the recognition of foreign qualifications in Europe in the framework of international student admission and selection.

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Nuffic Neso Brazil moves to São Paulo

published Jun 21, 2017 05:18 PM

This summer, Nuffic Neso Brazil will be moving from Brasília to São Paulo. The new office, shared with Campus France, is located in the heart of the city. Under a new set-up, Simone Perez will replace director Ellen Bijlsma, who returns to the Netherlands, to head a small team of 3, which will start in São Paulo on 22 August.

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Doctoral training agreement South Africa and the Netherlands

published May 18, 2017 08:09 AM

South Africa and the Netherlands are proud to announce that in May 2017, the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and Nuffic (the Dutch Organisation for Internationalisation in Education), signed a Memorandum of Agreement to enable at least 50 South African students to study towards a PhD in the Netherlands between 2018 and 2022.

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Dutch Placement Days in Southeast Asia

published Jun 09, 2017 09:39 AM

Continuing the success of previous Dutch Placement Days (DPDs), this autumn the Nuffic Neso offices in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand will organise a new round of events in Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta and Bangkok to help Dutch institutions connect with prospective students.

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Capacity Development Programma for Lebanon

published May 16, 2017 11:19 AM

The Syrian crisis has led to massive migration towards neighbouring countries. In order to respond to this situation and contribute to a long-term improvement of basic facilities like education, employment opportunities and infrastructure, the Dutch government has made extra funds available to support countries neighbouring Syria.

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Towards mutual TVET partnerships with South Africa

published May 15, 2017 06:12 AM

On 4 May 2017, Nuffic Neso South Africa organised a closure meeting for 2 NICHE projects at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pretoria and a working dinner to discuss future plans. During the meeting, facilitated by CINOP, representatives of the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) and of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges shared their reflections on the projects and on the TVET sector in South Africa.

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New Brazilian mobility programme in the making

published Apr 11, 2017 06:15 AM

Based on the evaluation of the Brazilian mobility programme Science without Borders (SwB) the Brazilian government is developing a new mobility programme to be called ‘Mais Ciencias, Mais desenvolvimento’ (More science, more development).

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New call Van Gogh travel grant proposals

published Apr 02, 2017 05:04 PM

Are you interested in research cooperation with French researchers? Are you looking for means to help pay for the costs of visits to start up the cooperation? Then apply for a Van Gogh travel grant.

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Dutch education more popular than ever

published Mar 29, 2017 08:46 AM

In the 2016-17 academic year there were more than 112,000 international students in the Netherlands. That is the highest number ever recorded, Nuffic concludes in the analysis of the latest figures on student mobility. More than 81,000 international students are enrolled in a full degree programme, the remainder is here for shorter stays such as an Erasmus+ exchange.

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Day care facilities at garment factories in Bangladesh

published Mar 08, 2017 11:57 AM

In Bangladesh, female factory workers don’t have access to day care facilities for their small children. A NICHE project, launched in 2016, aims to solve that issue.

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Promote your summer courses in Brazil

published Feb 10, 2017 08:38 AM

Nuffic Neso Brazil and KLM Brazil are launching the third edition of the summer course contest “De malas prontas para Holanda” (Get packed for Holland). We invite Dutch universities to join the contest by offering a free summer course.

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Skills for the future: a research agenda

published Jan 19, 2017 10:34 AM

Recently, EP-Nuffic contributed a chapter on international skills to the research agenda developed by the Skills-platform. Skills are of major importance to people, influencing success in their career, in society and their wellbeing.

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Market Information Tool now live

published Jan 13, 2017 12:18 PM

Since the 2006-2007 academic year the market share of the Netherlands’ higher education in global student flows has increased 15%. Our country thus outperformed the world average in growth of degree seeking international students. This type of market intelligence, and much more, is now available in the new ‘Market information tool’ (MIT), which EP-Nuffic launched on 11 January 2017.

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Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter launched in São Paulo

published Dec 07, 2016 09:46 AM

A new Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter was launched at the first Dutch Sector Dialogue, on Logistics, in São Paulo on 1 December. The networking event gave Brazilian alumni an opportunity to meet companies that share their passion for the Netherlands and for the logistics sector.

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Toolkit for the admission of refugees without documents

published Nov 28, 2016 02:09 PM

In The Netherlands, many higher education institutions are unfamiliar with procedures regarding the admission of refugees without documents. The ‘toolkit for admission of refugees without documents’ helps these institutions to get started.

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International students bring in €1.5 billion

published Nov 23, 2016 10:01 AM

International students who continue to work in the Netherlands after graduating provide €1.57 billion for the treasury each year. EP-Nuffic has determined this amount on the basis of new figures published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the calculation model by the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), as part of a study into revenue generated by international students.

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Continuation of Neso South Africa

published Nov 03, 2016 02:57 PM

In 2015, EP-Nuffic launched a pilot to establish a Netherlands Education Support Office (Neso) in South Africa. This pilot phase will soon be completed. There are various opportunities to intensify collaboration with South Africa and other countries in the region. This is why EP-Nuffic believes there is every reason to prolong the Neso South Africa pilot in 2017.

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King to visit international students at nl4talents

published Nov 02, 2016 03:02 PM

King Willem-Alexander will be attending the fifth edition of nl4talents on 23 November. This event, organised by EP-Nuffic, is intended for talented international students who wish to stay connected with the Netherlands once their study programme has come to an end.

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Ecuador and the Netherlands sign agreement

published Oct 28, 2016 08:51 AM

Through a Memorandum of Understanding, SENESCYT (Ecuador) and EP-Nuffic intensify the continuous cooperation to stimulate academic mobility between Ecuador and the Netherlands.

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