An overview of the work we do in line with our government's goals for development aid and education.
Our work in global development
We create opportunities for strong and sustainable partnerships between Dutch and foreign education institutions.
Orange Knowledge Programme - Overview
The objective of the Orange Knowledge Programme is to contribute to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development.
Capacity Development Programme Lebanon
Our Capacity Development Programme in Lebanon contributes to the improvement of future perspectives of host communities and refugees in Lebanon.
The Dutch Training & Exposure programme (DUTEP) focuses on integrated urban water management in Indonesia.
MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)
The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands. It also has a Tailor-Made Training component.
‘TDECB’ is short for Tanzania Dutch Energy Capacity Building Project. This project aims to strengthen the capacity of post-secondary education and vocational training institutes.
NFP and NICHE
The succesful NICHE and NFP programmes were closed for new applications in mid-2017. Current NICHE and NFP projects will be completed by 2021.
The Holland Scholarship is the national scholarship programme for Dutch and international students.
Information for Dutch institutions - MSP scholarships
Dutch institutions are responsible for the course offer and for recruiting and nominating suitable candidates for the MSP.
Information for Dutch embassies - MSP scholarships
Embassies determine which candidates are best suited for the MSP.
International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)
We support the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI).
19 January 2020
Dutch and Iraqi education professionals improving skills in water management and agriculture.
8 July 2019
Educational institutions from the Netherlands and Iraq will collaborate closely in order to strengthen the agricultural and food infrastructure in Iraq.
6 March 2019
The International Education Leadership Summit had a celebratory ending yesterday with a medal for Nuffic's Beer Schröder, presented by the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science