The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning will launch its first three training modules for lecturers from these three universities in February, and will focus on online elements in education such as active and blended learning, videos and digital assessment. ‘Online learning forces people to take a fresh look at their education.’
Leiden University, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam are working together in a strategic alliance, with more than eight multidisciplinary centres that will be addressing complex issues facing society. The three universities' aim with this newsletter is to keep you up to date with news and developments.
On 15 September 2014, the three Presidents of the Executive Boards of Leiden University, TU Delft, and the Erasmus University Rotterdam signed the Joint Regulations of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Strategic Alliance.
Leiden-Delft Erasmus training course Tasting Day on 14 October
With the start of the new academic year, the first batch of students has started the joint bachelor’s programme in Clinical Technology.
It cannot be denied that our society is undergoing a profound process of digitisation. For example, who doesn’t have a smartphone or tablet nowadays?
A team of eleven professors has received a double appointment at Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and/or Erasmus University Rotterdam. In the ‘Medical Delta’ this team of professors is building a bridge between the medical worlds of Leiden and Rotterdam and the technology of Delft.
What it's all about: Starting on 1 January 2014, not only can you take advantage of training courses offered by our own university, you can also participate in courses at TU Delft and Erasmus University in Rotterdam. The training courses available in Delft and Rotterdam are listed in the combined course offerings.
On 10 April 2014, Pre-University College students Tobias Bonsen and Jeroen Wiersema won the Jan Kijne research prize.
The new BA programme in Clinical Technology has been accredited by the Dutch–Flemish Accreditation Organisation. This multidisciplinary degree problem at the crossroads of medicine and technology is a unique collaborative effort between TU Delft, Leiden University and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the university medical centres in Leiden and Rotterdam. The programme starts in September 2014.
Where do we stand and where are we going with the collaborative effort between the Leiden, Delft and Erasmus universities? That was the central question at the meeting held by the three universities on 8 April 2013 in the Aula Congress Centre at TU Delft.
On 29 October, outgoing state secretary for Education, Culture and Science Halbe Zijlstra and the Dutch universities put their signature on the performance agreements that have been adopted. This took place in the main building of the Faculty Campus The Hague in the Schouwburgstraat in the Hague.
In Leiden University’s Reaction to the Strategic Agenda for Education, Culture and Science , the university presents its plans for the coming years. Additionally, Leiden University, TU Delft and Erasmus University have issued a memorandum concerning their plans for collaboration.
Leiden University, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam have set out their plans for collaboration in a joint memorandum entitled ‘Adding Value’.
Collaborative effort: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Delft Technical University and Leiden University
The academic world is changing. International competition between universities is mounting, and the fight to attract top academic talent and secure funding is intensifying. To be able to keep playing at the top of the international playing field, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Delft Technical University and Leiden University are working hard on an intensive collaborative effort.