Utrecht University organises numerous cultural, academic and scientific activities and events. Art, culture, music, symposia, lectures, debates and much more contribute to general knowledge and stimulate different ways of thinking about ourselves and society: in other words, science and culture reinforce each other. The various activities and the characteristic buildings where they are held add colour to this cathedral city.

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Utrecht University considers attaches great value to sport. It brings people together, and helps maintain a healthy body and a healthy mind. Sport and exercise also contribute to a positive study and working environment. Utrecht University sees the unifying power of sport, education and research as one of the cohesive factors in society that enable everyone within it to develop – professionally, socially and in the field of education and sport. This is why Utrecht University actively makes an effort to place sport increasingly on the agenda.

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E.g., 03/29/2017
Wednesday 29 March 2017 21:00 to 23:30
Come to our bar for a night of free live music and a live jam during the U Jazz CROSS-OVER Jam!
Thursday 30 March 2017 15:30 to 16:45
Jeroen Koch will speak about the responses to his biographies of Abraham Kuyper and William I. They reflected the effects of pillarisation and the nation state.
Tuesday 11 April 2017 19:15 to 21:30
On 11 April the Postcolonial Studies Initiative will be screening 'Everyday Borders' as part of its seventh annual film series.
Wednesday 12 April 2017 21:00 to 23:30
Come to our bar and enjoy an evening of free live music during the U Jazz WessieSessie!
Wednesday 19 April 2017 20:00 to 23:30
Dance the night away on our Belly dance party in Parnassos, with a free workshop and open dance night!