Graduate School of Natural Sciences
The Graduate School of Natural Sciences organises all Utrecht Master’s programmes that deal with mathematics, information and computer science, physics, and astronomy, as well as many master programmes on the interface of natural science and other disciplines. We also provide all of the Utrecht PhD programmes in the sciences.
All Master’s and PhD programmes are firmly embedded in Utrecht research institutes, which encompass world-renowned research expertise and modern educational facilities.
Utrecht University earned several top positions within prestigious international rankings:
Best university in the Netherlands
Natural Science and Mathematics of Utrecht University are at the 53th place of the Shanghai Ranking. Utrecht University is ranked best University in the Netherlands.
Top 4 in Europe
Due to hiqh quality research in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology Utrecht University earned a top position within the prestigious CHE ranking. Utrecht University, ETH Zurich, Imperial College London and Cambridge University are in the top four of Europe's 56 topuniversities.