Tasks of the UU Honours College

The UU Honours College carries out various tasks in the field of honours education within Utrecht University.

These tasks consist of the following:

  • Carrying out interdisciplinary cross-faculty honours education on Bachelor's and Master's levels;
  • Initiating new activities involving university-wide honours education;
  • Initiating and maintaining the knowledge network within and outside Utrecht University in the field of honours education, both nationally and internationally;
  • Taking the initiative for further designing and developing honours education of Utrecht University in consultation with the faculties;
  • Administrative support of the university-wide honours education;
  • Initiator of honours options for internationalisation and societal services that are accessible to students of all faculties.

Honours community

The UU Honours College also organises and stimulates a university-wide honours community for all current honours students, alumni and lecturers.


The education programmes of the UU Honours College are accessible to all students of Utrecht University.

Plakkaat: Proud member of the Utrecht University Honours Community.

Honours news

25 April 2018
Pilot Beatrice de Graaf: 'Discussing terrorism in the classroom'
Sol in glas in lood
8 February 2018
On Tuesday, Rector Magnificus Bert van der Zwaan completed the official opening of the UU Honours College for interdisciplinary education.
16 October 2017
On Monday 9 October, the opening of the Academic Honours Year 2017-2018 took place.