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Monitor Associate degree 2006-2010


Publication number: 2010-77
Authors: D. de Graaf, E. van den Berg
Commissioned by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Science 
Published by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Science 
ISBN: 978-90-59-10-08-62

Associate degree programmes (ADs) were introduced in the Netherlands in the academic year 2006-2007. ADs are connected to a Bachelor course and last only two years. After completing an AD one receives an Associate degree, which prepares people to enter a (related) Bachelor course halfway through or to directly enter into employment. In behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, SEO Economic Research monitored the first pilots of ADs for a period of four years.

Below you can download the English summary of this report and the full report in Dutch.


Category: Djoerd de Graaf, Emina van den Berg, Labour & Education, 2011