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 phased out in mid-2017. Current NICHE projects will be completed by 2022.
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.
Global development updates
Subscribe to our Global development programme updates on calls and deadlines of programmes like the Orange Knowledge Programme.
23 August 2018
The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, is investing through Nuffic an extra €10.1 million in scholarships for 9 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
16 August 2018
The results of the first call for tailor-made trainings (TMTs) in the Orange Knowledge Programme have been published. 32 proposals were granted in this call, which closed in June 2018.
3 July 2018
On Monday 2 July 2018, the Orange Knowledge Advisory Board held its first meeting at Nuffic in The Hague.