Welcome to the website of the Dutch Debating Union!


Where to find debating societies?

The Nederlandse Debatbond represents nearly 1000 debaters throughout the country. Almost every large student city is home to a debating society so there is a big chance there is one near you!

Want to know more about these debating societies? Click here!

National umbrella organisation

As the national umbrella organisation for debating, the Dutch Debating Union (NDB) represents roughly 1,000 members of which most are a member of one of the many Dutch debating societies.

See debating societies

You will find the latest news from the debating world here!

Our ambitions

Promoting the debate sport

Our goal is to promote and support competitive debating in the Netherlands.

Umbrella organisation

As umbrella organisation, we aim to improve debating in the Netherlands.

Supporting societies

We support Dutch debating societies wherever that is possible.

Contact us!


A platform for debating

Mon-Fri: 08.00-18.00

You can reach us all week long


Send us an email

© Nederlandse Debatbond 2020