The Debt and Debt Collection research group works closely with universities of applied sciences and with the related fields of professional practice. You can see an overview of its partners below.

Hogeschool van Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Alongside teaching, research is a primary task of Hogeschool van Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Research at Hogeschool van Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences is rooted in professional practice and contributes to the continuous improvement of the quality of education and innovations in professional practice.

Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen
Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen is growing and evolving into a research institute for applied research. It now has over 30 research groups and six knowledge centres. This is occurring in close cooperation with the business community and non-profit institutions.

Divosa is the Dutch association of municipal managers in the fields of participation, employment and income. Divosa wants everyone in society to participate, preferably in the form of work. The association provides support for its members in order to achieve this mission.

The Royal Professional Organisation of Bailiffs (KBvG) is a public legal entity. The KBvG works on improving the quality of service provided by professional practitioners through professional regulation, by setting quality standards for example.

Nibud is the foremost knowledge centre in the Netherlands in the field of household finances. You can also contact Nibud for research and advice - on minimum incomes for example. Nibud also supports professionals with products ranging from teaching materials, books and educational materials to training and software.NVVK
The NVVK, the association for debt assistance and social banking, has existed for 75 years, during which time it has represented the interests of municipal credit banks, public institutions and companies that help people in debt.

Wijzer in geldzaken (Money Advisor)
The Wijzer in geldzaken (‘Money Advisor’) platform is an initiative of the Ministry of Finance. It includes over forty different parties from the financial sector, government, information and consumer organizations, and the academic world. It works on raising financial awareness and educating consumers.