Utrecht city

The university is situated in Utrecht, a lively student city in the heart of the Netherlands. Utrecht is a beautiful and inspiring urban setting that nurtures talent and creativity. It’s a dynamic, growing city that’s characterised by a personal, human scale and offers myriad opportunities to those ready to grasp them. Last, but not least, Utrecht is an intelligent city that uses innovation and sustainability to meet new challenges and achieve its ambitions. Thanks to the help of a young, talented workforce and a citywide programme to create a sustainable society, Utrecht was recently voted the most competitive region in Europe. Lonely Planet ranks Utrecht in their top-10 of most underestimated cities.

What international students say about studying in Utrecht:

  • ‘Everyone speaks English!’
  • ‘It only takes three hours to cross the country.’
  • ‘A wealth of cultural activities.’
  • ‘They do everything by bike!’
International students