Read the new Illuster - may 2024

Illuster is Utrecht University's alumni magazine and features the university, its alumni, students and staff in interviews, articles and background stories.

This edition: the voice of future generations

The new Illuster focuses on the theme of democracy. Alumna Eva Rovers talks about the voice of future generations, you can read about the dangers of AI for our democracy, there's a post from New York by legal historian Madeleijn van den Nieuwenhuijzen and you'll find plenty of tips for interesting events, books and podcasts. Enjoy!

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About Illuster

Illuster is the Utrecht University alumni magazine and portrays the university, its alumni, students and employees with interviews, articles and background stories. Illuster is published two times a year and sent free of charge to all alumni with a known postal address in the Netherlands (email us at to change your address information). Illuster is available in Dutch (both print and online) and English (online only).

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Click on the covers below to flip through the most recent editions of Illuster. Older issues, from the first one in 1995 onwards, have been digitised by the Utrecht University Library (in Dutch only). This archive can be found here.

Graduation special

To introduce new alumni to Illuster, there is a special graduation edition of Illuster. You will receive this during your graduation ceremony.

Illuster: Graduation special