Utrecht University collaborates with renowned universities all over the world

Collaboration with international universities, knowledge institutions and businesses is essential for high-quality research and outstanding academic programmes. That is why Utrecht University collaborates with renowned universities all over the world.


Utrecht University Partners

Utrecht University has an international university-wide strategic alliance with a limited number of specially-selected international universities, the Utrecht University Partners (UUPs). It comprises exchanges between researchers and lecturers, participation in fellowship programmes and special chairs for visiting professors.

International networks

Utrecht University is an active member of various renowned international research and education networks, such as the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the Utrecht Network.


Utrecht Network

The Utrecht Network is an alliance with 32 universities from 28 European countries. The Utrecht Network, in turn, cooperates with the fourteen universities of Mid America Universities International (MAUI) and the seven Australian universities of the Australian-European Network (AEN).

Studying abroad

With more than 100 partners throughout the world, Utrecht University offers students the opportunity to participate in international exchanges or international internships.The student site contains detailed information about studying abroadUtrecht University also offers joint Master's programmes developed as part of the Erasmus Mundus programme.

China Scholarship Council

The China Scholarship Council is a welcome initiative in the area of international cooperation: outstanding students from China can obtain a grant to complete their PhD in Utrecht.