Procedures and stay for international staff
Welcome to Utrecht University. As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Utrecht University is renowned for its innovative cross-disciplinary research approach and emphasis on high-quality education. These 2 factors make the university a particularly attractive place for guest researchers, prospective PhD-candidates and other visitors throughout the world.
A visit to another country, long or short requires careful planning and preparation. On this site you can find more information about procedures prior to and upon arrival and your return to home country.
The International Neighbour Group (ING) organises social activities for foreign staff, PhD candidates and international Master's Students at Utrecht University, Utrecht Medical Centre and related research institutions.
The Executive Board cordially invites all new emplyees to a morning welcome session . Read more about this orientation session.
Human Resources has more detailed information for international staff. Here you can read more about immigration procedures, coordination of the procedure, new admission regulations for highly-educated aliens and much more.