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Partnerships

Collaborating with different partners and institutions in The Hague is crucially important for the University. Many institutions are just around the corner, which is a significant advantage of a campus in The Hague. This ensures that our teaching and research are both strongly anchored and influential, and at the same time it contributes to an attractive student life.

Security and terrorism

The University works closely with the municipality of The Hague, as well as with national and international organisations. An interesting current partnership is in the field of international law and conflict resolution. As well as this, there are also close partnerships in the area of security and terrorism.

Leiden, Delft, Erasmus

Another important partnership is the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus knowledge alliance, a strong research and teaching cluster that has been in operation since 2012.  The three universities in the central Randstad area of the Netherlands are exploring the potential advantages of collaboration. Research is combined in a number of centres and teaching is provided in joint programmes and minors offered in the three cities.  

Arts and research

The University also works closely together with the universities of applied sciences in The Hague, such as the Royal Conservatory and the Royal Academy of Art. The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts offers a unique combination of performing arts with academic research and teaching.  

PhD in art

A joint programme is offered in which composers, performing artists, visual artists and designers can study for a PhD. Students from the University can take art programmes here, where their study credits count towards their bachelor’s or master’s diploma.  

Working towards a fun student life

There are also partnerships such as the  International Community Platform and The Hague Student city platform that aim to promote a fun and lively student life in The Hague.