Welcome to the website of the Dutch Debating Union!


Apply for the board of the Dutch Debating Union

After two years, the board term of the current board members of the Nederlandse Debatbond is coming to an end. We have done some amazing things to bring the Dutch debating community to the next level but so much more is possible to improve debating in the Netherlands.

Do you want to work on this amazing challenge? You can apply until August 10 to make the Dutch debating community even better in your own unique way! For more information, click here. Read more about the experiences of the current board 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.

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A platform for debating

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