In Utrecht, students watch beyond the borders of disciplines. Students and top researchers work towards a better world, together and in tight communities.
How we are working towards a better world
Designing classrooms for the futureHow we teach should determine what our learning spaces look like, not the other way around. In the project Future Learning Spaces we design new formats for the physical learning environment.
Big ambitions, small stepsUtrecht University aims to increase diversity in its student intake. Communications Consultant Irene Mol tells about the experiences so far and the plans for the upcoming four years.
Inspiring and empowering our teachersOur Centre for Academic Teaching and Learning connects everyone within the university who works at the continuous improvement of education.
Remote teachingHow can teachers adapt their education to a constantly changing environment? What is needed to adapt teaching materials as well as possible? Here, we share our insights and resources.
Facts and figures
Students appreciate the many options available within our 58 bachelor's programmes.
Our 161 master’s programmes form a cross-section off the full scientific spectrum.
We believe in lifelong learning. Therefore, we offer 226 programmes for professionals.
With some 117 nationalities working and studying closely together, students learn to operate in an international environment from the outset.
Thinkers and doers in education
Writing for WikipediaErik van Sebille was looking for other, more engaging forms of assessment. The result? His students wrote 40 brand new Wikipedia articles on oceanography, as part of their course assignment.
Academia, practice and educationThe winners of the Teacher Awards share a lot of passion for their subject, take the students with them in their teaching and know how to make a connection between academia, practice and education.
“Bachelor's students are more capable than one might think”Niels Bovenschen’s ambition is to engage undergraduate students in science by creating synergy between education and scientific research. His students work with real life datasets.
Network for students and staff with a disabilityMaranke Wieringa is co-founder of Accessible Academia. "There are a lot of creative solutions available that do not need to cost a great deal of time and effort, and which have a lot of impact with just a few minor changes."