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.
Diversity and inclusionAssociate professor Gönül Dilaver: “I want to develop tools and strategies for inclusive education to create a diverse and inclusive learning environment for students.”
Inspiring and empowering our teachersOur Centre for Academic Teaching 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 54 bachelor's programmes.
Our 160 master’s programmes form a cross-section off the full scientific spectrum.
We believe in lifelong learning. Therefore, we offer 219 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.
Enthusiastic, resourceful and committedA survey by student researchers showed that there was a great need for accessible help and advice for students with a disability. Therefore, they set up Studying Without Limitations; a peer-to-peer group for students with a disability.
“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.
Competence and perseveranceAt the age of 17, Dalal Ghanim fled Iraq. Today, she studies Pharmacy, she tutors in mathematics and chemistry, and partakes in public debates in order to give her people, the Yazidis, a voice.