Come visit the National Academy for Finance and Economics
The National Academy for Finance and Economics, conveniently located in the centre district of The Hague, is the training institute of the Ministry of Finance of the Netherlands. It is an integral part of the Directorate General of the Budget of the Ministry. The National Academy trains civil servants in the field of public finance, audit and economics.

The Academy offers training to domestic and foreign civil servants working on public finances. Services offered by the Academy may vary by case, but are always up-to-date and practical oreinted. In carrying out our activities, we are always making use of experienced lecturers who design and execute country-specific programmes.

For inquiries, please contact us at or call to +31 (0)70 342 4900


Update: 20 May 2020:

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Dutch government has taken strict measures.

There are no trainings, conferences or other meetings allowed at the National Academy from 16 March until further notice.

We are currently unable to indicate the date of resumption of activities in our premises.

At this moment we are searching and developing different (online) events and activities in training and technical cooperation.

We will update this site as soon as new information is available.

In November 2018 the National Academy for Finance and Economics organized a conference on the development of Financial Training capacities. The conference was organized in the framework of the Constituency support programme of the ministry of Finance.

The National Academy for Finance and Economics organizes the Shiraka Public Finance Management Training since 2013. This programme is organized in cooperation with the ministry of Finance, the ministry of Foreign affairs and the Netherlands Court of Audit and is open for participants in 11 countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East.