Global Engagement

The Centre for Global Challenges cooperates with various organizations around the world. You can find these at the flagship projects. We also work with other parts and departments within Utrecht University, such as the Strategic Themes and the Global Engagement Committee.


Utrecht University engages with the global community, and particularly the “Global South” because:

  1. Global engagement beyond Western Europe supports Utrecht University’s strategic goals to excel in research and education as an international institution of higher education and science. Global Engagement
  2. Global engagement beyond Western Europe can contribute to equal opportunities for partner institutions in lower resource environments.
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To realize these ambitions the Executive Board has allocated resources and has installed a committee that advises on the strategy and implementation. The committee consists of academics and students from various faculties who have experience with working in and with partners in the Global South.

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