Record number of doctorates

17th May 2011, Comments 0 comments

Dutch universities awarded a record number of doctorates last year, according to research carried out by the domestic public broadcaster NOS.

3707 people obtained a Ph.D. in 2010, five percent more than in the previous year. Back in the year 2000 the figure was 57 percent lower.

The University of Utrecht was top of the league with 468 doctorates.

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