The Graduate School of Natural Sciences organises all Utrecht Master’s programmes that deal with mathematics, information and computer science, physics, and astronomy, as well as many master programmes on the interface of natural science and other disciplines. We also provide all of the Utrecht PhD programmes in the sciences.

All Master’s and PhD programmes are firmly embedded in Utrecht research institutes, which encompass world-renowned research expertise and modern educational facilities.

Utrecht University is again the best research university in the Netherlands according to the prestigious annual Academic Ranking of World Universities by the University of Shanghai (2016).

If you are interested in our facts and numbers regarding year 2015-2016, please see our management report.