National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSE) is a nationwide satisfaction survey for students in which you can share your opinion about your course programme. Find all the information about the NSE here!

2019 NSE: students’ satisfaction
Find out what students think of your (future) programme!

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The results are in!

Who better to rate course programmes than students who are currently enrolled? For the 2019 National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE), students at 18 universities and 14 private universities of applied sciences rated their course programmes and their schools and universities. The results of the 2019 edition of the NSE have been processed and are available on under the heading Opleidingen (Course programmes). Prospective students can put these ratings to good use when choosing a course programme. Student ratings are also used by schools and universities to take targeted action to improve the quality of education.

All about the 2019 NSE results

What is the National Student Survey?

he 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. Read more.

NSE 2019

Participating institutions

32 universities and universities of applied sciences are participating in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSE). See the list of institutions participating.


The winners have been drawn!


How did we get your email address and what happens with your answers?


More information about the National Student Survey Questionnaire.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about the NSE? Most answers can be found in the FAQ's.


Information about the background and accountability of the NSE 2018. More about the 2019 edition of the NSE will be made available shortly.


There are multiple ways you can get in touch with us about the NSE.

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