The Faculty of Science strongly believes in increasing involvement with relations worldwide. We want to be an appealing university to leading academics and to outstanding students looking for quality. Internationalisation helps to create an appropriate academic and intellectual climate with open-minded colleagues and students. We see internationalisation as a means to invests in high-quality education and research.

The faculty appointed a coordinator Internationalisation who coordinates internationalisation issues within the faculty. She also represents the faculty in university internationalization meetings. The Faculty of Science Work Programme Internationalisation 2018 – 2021  is strongly embedded in the Faculty’s Strategic Plan.

Increased student mobility

Increased student mobility is a priority at the Faculty of Science. With 185 outgoing students in 2017/2018 outgoing mobility has increased by 75% compared to 2014/2015. Incoming mobility increased by 15% this period. Compared to other UU faculties student mobility is relatively low. The graph shows the number of incoming (IN) and outgoing (OUT) students per Department of the Faculty of Science in 2014/2015 and in 2017/2018.