At mbo, hbo and wo or in a gap year

Programs for students

You want to work on your own future while making a difference in your city or in society. Where and with whom do you do that? How do you make choices that suit you?

Here you will discover programs in which you develop your self-knowledge, creativity, connecting power, discipline and growth mindset.

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Programs throughout the Netherlands

VU Honors

Bildung Halfjaarprogramma

Free of charge
6
 months
11 hours p/w
Amsterdam

Engaged with yourself, other students or young professionals you work on your personal-professional development and social challenges for six months.

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VU Honors

Grensverleggers

Free of charge
2
 months
6 hours p/w
Netherlands

In two training weekends together with young people from all over the country we will prepare you in the fields of leadership, dialogue and cooperation. Develop your innovative ideas for society.

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VU Honors

MBO-denktank

Free of charge
8
 months
8 hours p/m
Amsterdam

Without you, no city. Join the Municipality of Amsterdam in making decisions on topics that are important to Amsterdam's vocational education (mbo) students, such as combating discrimination in internships and the job market and improving education.

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VU Honors

Masterclass in Rhetoric

Free of charge
5
 months
4 hours p/w
Amsterdam

During this master class, you will explore how you tell persuasively from your personality and how you draw people into your story. Work on your use of voice, posture and text structure.

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VU Honors

StadsMakers Eindhoven

Free of charge
3
 months
6 hours p/w
Eindhoven

Bring your idea for the city to life. With this leadership program, you work on your personal development and, together with other StadsMakers, make a difference in Eindhoven.

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Programs with educational institutions

VU honors

Mastering Creativity

Free of charge
6
 months
5 hours p/w
Amsterdam

Discover how to harness your creative potential to shape the future. With this honors program, you will find new ways to solve challenges and establish collaborations.

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Minors

Samen bouwen aan de toekomst

Free of charge
6
 months
40 hours p/w
Randstad

Build a strong foundation for the rest of your career. During this minor, you will develop yourself personally and gain practical experience within leading construction and infrastructure projects.

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VU honors

Formation in fluid times

Free of charge
6
 months
8 hours p/w
Amsterdam

Under the guidance of, among others, scientists, coaches, and entrepreneurs, you will work on your personal development and learning to take on social responsibility.

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Laures Nooren
Remind Learning
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Nicole Bakker
Manager of Development & Guidance
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Niels Koldewijn
SH!FT Foundation
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Jeroen Smits
Strategist & Storyteller
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Steven de Clercq
Alumnus & bildung teacher
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Vinod Subramaniam
Chairman of the Executive Board of the University of Twente
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Pablo Cantatore
Photographer
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Jan Rotmans
Transition Expert
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Jerry Colas Montes De Oca
Alumnus
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Huib Pruymboom
Bildung guide
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Halima el Hajoui - Özen
Bildung coach and trainer
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Merel Overgaag
Bildung teacher and coach
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Jan Geurtz
Bildung teacher and writer
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Joost Verdonkschot
Bildung coach and trainer
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Fatima Bouddokar
Bildung coach and trainer
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Klaas van Egmond
Bildung teacher and speaker
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Arabella Meyer
Project coordinator and Bildung coach
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Rebecca Trouwee
Bildungtrainer
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Vera Donkers
Brand manager De Bildung Academie
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Durk Gardenier
Board De Bildung Academie
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Astrid Elburg
Bildung teacher and coach
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Haroon Sheikh
Bildung teacher and scientist
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Marijn Moerman
Bildung and theater teacher
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Jaap Voigt
Bildung teacher and Inspirator
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Dylan Vianen
Board De Bildung Academie
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Zelah Dorrestijn
Bildung coach and trainer
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Tiffany Gritzalis
Project coordinator and Bildung coach
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Director De Bildung Academie
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Hans Schnitzler
Bildung Lecturer and Philosopher
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Our vision and mission

We challenge you

In our ideal world, as many people as possible are in touch with themselves and connected to others. As a collective, they tackle personal-professional and societal challenges.

That is why we are building the university of the 21st century. The ideal image of education, learning & development, where MBO, HBO and WO come together and for every phase of your life.

We challenge you to help build. Exchange ideas and experiences together with The Bildung Network about new education and development paths that fit the challenges of our time.