National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSE: Nationale Studenten Enquête) is an annual large-scale nationwide study that allows almost all students in the Netherlands to give their opinion about their course programme and their university or university of applied sciences. Student ratings give unique insights into students’ satisfaction with their higher education programmes. These insights are a great tool for prospective students looking for their perfect degree programme.

Subjects National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSE) consists of a questionnaire asking students to rate the following aspects of their course programme and institution:

  • Content of the study programme
  • Skills acquired
  • Preparation for a professional career
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Information provided
  • Study facilities
  • Testing and assessment
  • Programme schedules
  • Study load
  • Academic guidance/counselling

Students extremely satisfied with their study programmes at Inholland

For the fourth year in a row, students' satisfaction with their study programmes at Inholland University of Applied Sciences has increased. Notably, there has been a slight dip nationally; Inholland is actually the only broad-based university of applied sciences in the Randstad region to show an increase. Especially the Associate Degree Crossmedia Communication in Diemen and Construction Engineering in Haarlem experienced a sharp increase in satisfaction. Programmes in the field of social work received high marks as well. These are the results of the National Student Survey, the leading satisfaction survey among students in higher education, which is commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Over a quarter of a million students took part in the survey. 

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