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PVV and NSC win Dutch election: what’s the impact on education and research?
A strong majority in the newly elected House of Representatives wants to halt to internationalisation of Dutch higher education
Internationals at Dutch universities feel chill in the air
Survey: around 30 percent are considering leaving the Netherlands due to the current internationalisation debate
‘Polarised debate on internationalisation is threat to science’
Young Academy concerned about possible restriction of English education
“Axing the International Classroom would set us back decades”
Are UM students and staff concerned about the outcome of the upcoming election?
Spreek je Nederlands?
"Thinking about my own less-than-successful attempts at learning Dutch"
“No worries: we are and will continue to be an international faculty”
Meeting for FASoS staff about internationalisation
Omtzigt eager to have no English-taught degree programmes at all
Dutch should become the language of instruction at universities in the Netherlands within three to four years
House of Representatives urges bill on internationalisation
Omtzigt and Hermans wish to curb the right to student financing for EER students
Letschert: “I hope that this does not lead to polarisation within UM”
Country-wide reactions to the proposed internationalisation legislation
How can it be that the BSA is deemed controversial, but English-taught programmes aren’t?
The intake of international students, a far more sensitive subject, is not declared 'controversial'
Dijkgraaf praises internationalisation and his own continuum
Minister Dijkgraaf of Education about internationalisation
UM aiming for special position
Internationalisation and language policy
“Further detailing of plans for international students is crucial”
UM President Letschert on minister Dijkgraaf’s internationalisation letter
Internationalisation: everyone must learn Dutch; minister takes control
Education Minister is putting forward new legislation to channel the influx of international students
Not every employee wants to do a course in Dutch
From June also ‘brush-up’ courses for staff only
Education minister wants more teaching in Dutch
He will send a letter about managing the intake of international students no later than in May
No worries about the minister’s plans, but concerns about housing and job opportunities
Rector Habibović talking with international students
“It is not true that internationalisation is part of the UM’s DNA”
Three UM employees who do support the plans for a return of the Dutch language in universities
Letschert: “Damage for UM and region if language plans go ahead”
President UM is very worried that the government will introduce a general language measure while not every university needs this
“Parliament is damaging higher education”
Group of Presidents, including Rianne Letschert, takes firm stance against Parliament in opinion piece
“Relax a little, too much stress is counterproductive”
Education Minister Dijkgraaf talks with Maastricht students
More international students: where are they headed?
Yet Maastricht is likely the most international university
“Internationalisation should be about talent but is becoming politicised”
Director of Nuffic Freddy Weima steps down
Covid-19: Where does internationalisation go from here?
Foreign students may face higher fees, be offered Dutch language lessons
Worries about budget shifts and limits on internationalisation
Opening academic year 2019
Psychology dean: BON foreman Verbrugge is a “Scary Man”