On the politics of Dutch higher education, see for example:
- H.F. de Boer, B. Denters and L. Goedegebuure, On Boards and Councils, Shaky Balances Reconsidered; the Governance of Dutch Universities, Higher Education Policy, Vol.11 (1998)
- W.J.M. Kickert, Steering at a Distance: a New Paradigm of Public Governance in Dutch higher Education, Governance, Vol. 8 (1995), pp. 135-157
- G. Lock, Unexamined Utilitarianism: The Postulate of Governmental Support of Research in the Dutch Universities, Minerva. A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, Vol. 30 (1992), pp. 112-117.