The Alumni Office organises events where international alumni can meet up with each other as well as rekindle their connection with Utrecht University. Find out more about our upcoming and previous events below.

Would you like to learn more about the possibilities of organising an event in your city/country, please contact us via

See our Dutch calendar for more events in the Netherlands (in Dutch).

  • Upcoming events

    • Faculty Club - Opening Academic Year with escaperoom

      On Monday September 2, we will open the Academic Year with a special event parallel to the university opening academic year (OAY). In the Living Room, you can all watch the livestream together and participate in a historical escaperoom on the theme of the OAJ: human rights. Afterwards, you are welcome to enjoy a special OAJ dish.
    • Start of the Academic Year 2024-2025: City of People and Rights

      The annual celebration of the start of the academic year of Utrecht University will take place at 2 September 2024.
    • Faculty Club - Happy Hour Indonesia

      On Thursday, September 5, we will open the academic year with a festive Happy Hour in Indonesian spheres. Join alumni and staff for an evening of great conversation, delicious drinks and live music. Afterwards, you are welcome to join us for our Indonesian meal.
    • Copernicus Alumni Gathering

      Alumni of our Bachelor & Master programmes are cordially invited to join us for a special gathering.
    • Faculty Club - Happy Hour October: a poetical evening

      This year's October Happy Hour will take place during the week of the Literature Festival in Utrecht and prior to the Night of Poetry. A great opportunity to bring the art of poetry and the conviviality of a Happy Hour together in the Faculty Club
    • Weekend van de Wetenschap (Science Weekend) 2024

      Experience science! On Sunday, October 6, 2024, Utrecht University will once again open its doors in the Utrecht Science Park for young and old.
    • Faculty Club - This is our University lecture with Denise de Ridder

      On Monday 21 October, we will organise an exciting University Lecture with Professor Denise de Ridder 'Yes, we can: Working together for the sake of the planet'
    • 389th Dies Natalis

      On 26 March 2025, Utrecht University will celebrate its 389th birthday.

I felt goosebumps when the first pictures of Utrecht and the University appeared on the slides.

Alumna from Greece who moved to Barcelona after studying Energy Science at Utrecht University

More information about the international alumni networks of Utrecht University can be found here. Are you interested in the possibility of alumni events in other cities? Please let us know via email