Extra opportunities

For students looking for an extra challenge in addition to their Master's, there are several options. 

Honouring your curiosity

Utrecht University offers several honours programmes for students looking for an extra avenue to nurture their curiosity and foster their personal development. Honours education is followed on top of your regular Master’s programme. The UU Honours College offers 4 university-wide honours programmes.

University-wide honours programmes

In these interdisciplinary programmes, you can let your diverse interests run wild as you work on varying social and academic issues together with students from other disciplines. By analysing issues from different perspectives, you’ll learn how to navigate complex societal issues through a broader lens.

In an increasingly interconnected world, learning how to work with people from different fields is a vital skill. After completing these honours programmes you will receive an honours certificate during a festive ceremony. The following programmes are offered: 

For more information on honours programmes at the UU, go to the Honours College website or Instagram

Netherlands Network of Human Rights Research

Utrecht University School of Law engages in national and international research cooperation with many faculties and organisations. For example, it participates in the Ius Commune Research School, which researches comparative law in the fields of both European private and public law (partners: KU Leuven, Law School of the University of Edinburgh, University of Amsterdam and Maastricht University; Utrecht University is the lead partner) and it forms part of the Netherlands Network of Human Rights Research.