Why Study with us?
Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities, recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching. Studying at Utrecht University means studying at one of the world's best universities.
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences provides education to 5,600 students, organised in six disciplines: Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Cultural Anthropology, Educational Sciences, Pedagogical Sciences, Psychology and Sociology. We have an international population of over a 100 exchange students, more than 50 Master's students and about 230 PhD students.
As an international student, you're in good company at Utrecht University. Every year, approximately 1,500 international students come to Utrecht University to take English-taught degree programmes and other courses. With some 118 nationalities working and studying closely together, students learn to operate in an international environment from the outset, which is essential for scientists and scholars in this increasingly globalised world.
The university is situated in Utrecht, a lively student city in the heart of the Netherlands. Utrecht University and the city of Utrecht offer a great environment for students to study in and live. Utrecht has a bustling student community, with plenty of extracurricular activities to get involved in, as well as many different student organisations, and a wide range of sports and culture facilities.