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The Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Utrecht University, with a staff of approximately 150, provides training for over 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department is one of the largest psychology departments in the Netherlands and offers a wide range of specialisations and options. Students can choose from six undergraduate course programmes, seven graduate programmes and three research Master’s programmes.

The research conducted at the Department is characterised by an in-depth overview of the various sub-fields. Some fifty PhD students and sixty senior researchers are working across the various research programmes.

Research of the Department of Psychology at Utrecht University ranks high in external and independent reviews, which demonstrates that the Department is one of the leading in the Netherlands and can compete with other internationally renowned universities.