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Out of the 35 Vici grants awarded to top researchers by science funding body NWO today, twenty have gone to women. Researcher Frances Handoko-de Man of Amsterdam UMC is among the recipients.
A limit on the number of students enrolling for English-taught tracks leads to indirect discrimination based on nationality. And that is not permitted, warns Job Buiting, who previously served as a lawyer for the Ministry of Education.
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The waiting lists for social student housing remain long. Occasionally, students have almost completed their studies before they are offered a room, new figures show.
It will take at least another year before study programmes can limit international enrolments by introducing a student quota. Education Minister Robbert Dijkgraaf says that the House of Representatives’ urgency in the matter will not alter this situation.
The House of Representatives voted last week in favour of a special student quota for international students. A majority no longer wants to wait for outgoing Education Minister Robbert Dijkgraaf’s bill including the same measure.
The cost of renting a room in student cities rose by 11 percent in 2023 to an average of 543 euros per month, according to room rental platform Kamernet. Rents skyrocketed even more in several cities, with Amsterdam leading the…
On obtaining their Bachelor’s degree, one in four students at Dutch universities take a Master’s degree at another university. Many of them head for Amsterdam or Rotterdam. Assuming they continue their studies in the Netherlands, that is.
Around one in three first-year students at Dutch universities is from abroad, final figures show. There are slightly fewer of them than before.
Fewer young people with a migrant background go to university than you might expect. For the first time in years, universities are starting to obtain a clearer view of their academic opportunities.