About Utrecht University

What makes Utrecht University special? Founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities. It is recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching.

58
Bachelor’s degree programmes
Of which 12 in English
155
Master’s degree programmes
Of which 109 in English
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5,700+
International students
From 110 countries

International environment

As an international student, you’re in good company at Utrecht University. Every year, around 1,500 international students come to Utrecht University to join English-taught degree programmes and other courses. With around 110 nationalities working and studying closely together, students learn to operate in an international environment from the outset. This is an essential skill for scientists and scholars in our increasingly globalised world.

Code of conduct

Utrecht University has signed the Dutch Code of Conduct international students, in higher education (pdf) with respect to international students, which guarantees proper recruitment, selection and coaching of international students.