Code of Conduct for International Students in Dutch Higher Education
The Code of Conduct for International Students in Dutch Higher Education details a number of agreements between universities and international students studying in the Netherlands. More specifically, it contains guidelines on how to communicate with and inform international students. The code consists for example of language requirements and an agreement on the quality of education provided to international students. Educational institutions are obliged to sign the Code of Conduct in order to grant resident permits to non-EU students. (source www.vsnu.nl)
Inter College Business School is a Higher Education institute (university of applied sciences), appointed by the Government in 1997 and accredited by de NVAO.
The Code of Conduct for International Students in Dutch Higher Education has been approved by Inter College Business School, on the basis of article 7.2 sub-paragraph c of the Higher Education and Research Act of the Netherlands (Wet op het hoger onderwijs en wetenschappelijk onderzoek (WHW)).
Article 7.2 states that Dutch accredited Higher Education should be taught in the Dutch language and examinations and assessments should be taken in Dutch. It states that Dutch accredited Higher Education Institutes can offer their Dutch accredited programmes in another language in the following cases:
Concerning the use of English language for her international programme (Bachelor of Business Administration CROHO 39226) ICBS will guarantee that:
ICBS commits itself to the entire Code of Conduct for International Students in Dutch Higher Education. You can download the code of conduct here.
What the Code of Conduct international students in Dutch Higher Education means and who, when and why a complaint can be lodged by the National Commission you can find here, including two videos with a step by step explanation.