Da Vinci Project
Within the Da Vinci Project, students originating from different scientific backgrounds work together on a specific sustainable development-related challenge provided by an external partner.
The programme is for 3rd year students.
Descartes unites students of all degree programmes of the university with the best scientists. Together, they research and discuss issues that matter to all scientists and all sciences. Students already enrolled in a faculty honours programme can also follow parts of the Descartes programme into their honours programmes. The official language is Dutch.
In the programme STREAM, a student can visit one of the LERU partners in order to do research for a certain period of time, varying from a month to an entire semester. A student can do this in the context of a faculty honours programme or as a stand-alone programme.
Utrecht University currently collaborates with the University of Cambridge, Lund University, Université de Genève, Université Paris Sud, Università degli studi di Milano and Leiden University. The official language of this programme is English.
Summer school NWIB
During the Summer school NWIB in Athens, Florence, Rome or St. Petersburg students will work on topics concerning cultural and urban inheritance. The course is set up in collaboration with the Dutch Scientific Institutes Abroad (NWIB). The programme is for Dutch Bachelor’s students from different Dutch universities.
Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School
The Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS) offers Dutch students the opportunity to experience the Chinese culture and the Chinese business network by studying at the best universities in China, in Beijing, Chengdu, Hongkong of Shenzhen during a summer school. The students will experience the dynamics of China and the opportunities the country has to offer in order to build bridges between China and the Netherlands.