Hoekstra saddles the next government with cutbacks in higher education

“Remember those 226 million euros in cutbacks in higher education? That’s still far into the future and a next government can scratch those if they wish.”

Educational institutions deeply divided by Van Rijn’s funding shifts

Should research universities and universities of applied sciences significantly invest in their beta domain, at the expense of alfa, gamma and medical, or should they ignore the recommendation made by Van Rijn?

No basic grant, but a thousand euro discount for first-year students

The basic grant is not making a comeback in the new coalition agreement, but first-year students will receive a discount off tuition fees of a thousand euros.

Higher education budget – the calm before the storm

The next government will have to eliminate a deficit of 244 million euros.

Teacher salaries: Minister Bussemaker refuses to check the box

The PvdA ministers are only willing to agree to the new state budget if it includes a raise in teacher salaries.