NHTV wants to account for its actions, in a transparent and efficient manner, towards interested parties through its annual report. In this process, it adheres to the principles of the sector code regarding governance in higher education.

The accountability structure is as follows.

Vertical external accountability Minister of Education, Culture and Sciences

Vertical internal accountability

Supervisory Board
Horizontal external accountability

Companies and organisations, umbrella and sector organisations, local government authorities

Horizontal internal accountability Participation council, staff and students