The Department of Biology coordinates the teaching of the Bachelor’s programme in Biology and also several Master’s programmes that are offered through the Graduate Schools of Life Sciences and of Natural Sciences.

The Department also houses a large number of research chairs. Research in the Department falls under aegis of the Institute of Environmental Biology (IEB) and the Institute for Biodynamics and Biocomplexity (IBB).

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Bureau of departmental administration​
+31 (0)30 253 2632
H.R. Kruytbuilding, room O.106
Padualaan 8
3584 CH Utrecht

Agatha looking through a microscope

Curious about what it's like to work at the Faculty of Science? Get a glimpse into our work culture through the personal perspectives of cell biologist Agathe Chaigne.

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Klim door de rotstuin

Utrecht University Botanic Garden is the largest academic botanic garden in the Netherlands, with an area of 90,000 m2 and a plant collection of more than 10,000 plants. The garden and its employees are directly linked to the research and education of the university.

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