About us

The National Academy for Finance and Economics is the Netherlands state training institute for the civil service in the field of public finance, audit and economics. The Academy is an integral part of the Budget Directorate of the Ministry of Finance for over twenty years. Since 2001, the Academy has started to expand internationally and has accepted a growing number of technical assistance requests from abroad. Most commonly, the academy assist foreign institutions with the introduction and implementation of public finance reforms. Services offered by the academy are tailor-made, up-to-date and practice oriented. Our lecturers have full-time jobs in the field of public finance within the Dutch central government. This means that they are always familiar with the latest developments in their fields on the basis of their daily work.

The Netherlands public finances are an internationally acclaimed and recognized best practice. The National Academy is instrumental in advancing and diffusing these best practices to other institutions, whilst learning from our counterparts in other countries. The National Academy operates on the basis of cost effectiveness and without profit.

For inquiries, please contact us at national.academy@minfin.nl or call to 0031 70 342 4900.