The Netherlands has a large number of Research Schools. These are collaborative research and PhD training institutions in specific domains.
The Research School Accreditation Committee (ECOS), part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) assesses teaching and research at Dutch research schools against specific quality criteria. Via the link below you find a list of all the accredited Research Schools in the Netherlands.
UvA Research Schools
The Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) is a joint initiative of VU Amsterdam, Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam.