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


In this edition, among others, Ingrid Robeyns about the legitimacy of a wealth threshold, Sophie van Gool who fights for equal pay and happiness professor Martijn Burger answers the question: ‘does money make happiness?’

Illuster can be read as an online magazine. Of course you can also download the PDF.

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Graduation special

To introduce new alumni to Illuster, there is a special graduation edition of Illuster. You will receive this during your graduation ceremony. Did you read the graduation Illuster and want to read more about the portraits on the back? Then view the Wall of Fame.

Illuster: Graduation special

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.