LUC The Hague is once again ranked as the best University College in The Netherlands
Leiden University College The Hague received the 'Top rated Programme' seal from the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2021 (Dutch University Guide). It is the eighth consecutive time the Liberal Arts & Sciences programme focusing on Global Challenges is awarded the honorary seal.
Leiden University College (LUC) came in first place of all University Colleges in The Netherlands yet again. LUC The Hague also ranked 'best university college in The Netherlands' in 2020.
Excellent Education: Offline ánd Online
“What a great achievement, and a well-deserved reward for all the hard work and passion our staff put into the programme over the years, offline ánd online. LUC's strongest quality is that we are always developing and evolving, recognise avenues for improvement, and not choose the path of least resistance. In this process, our students keep us sharp, and challenge us to do better where we can. In our community we can all be teachers and learners at the same time. ”
Academic programmes with more than 75 points receive the seal from the Keuzegids. Out of 63 Bachelor's programmes, which received the top rated programme seal, Leiden University College (LUC) in The Hague ranks with a total score of 91 points out of a possible 100. This puts LUC third in the overall Top 5 ranking of all academic bachelor's programmes in The Netherlands.
The international honours college of Leiden University is based in The Hague and scores outstanding on its professors, academic training, study programme feasability and expert assessment. LUC The Hague was founded in 2010 with support of the city of The Hague and now has more than 600 students and over 1175 alumni.
The ‘Keuzegids Universiteiten’ (Dutch University Guide) is annually published by the ‘Centrum Hoger Onderwijs Informatie’(Dutch Higher Education Centre) and uses the results of the ‘Nationale Studenten Enquete’ (National Student Survey) combined with expert opinions of the most recent accreditation. The NSE is a large-scale, national study that yearly invites all students in higher education to voice their opnions about their programmes of study.
Assessment of the 2021 edition of the 'Keuzegids Universiteiten' (Dutch University Guide) is mostly based on the data of annual surveys that date back to the fall of 2019. Due to COVID-19 a majority of the annual surveys (2020) was postphoned or cancelled.
Article written by Tim Roumen.