Utrecht University promotes diversity and inclusion within the scope of its education, research and organisation. This diversity pertains to the variety of gender, ethnicity, class, religion and sexuality, among other things.

Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university

Utrecht University offers students an inspiring and challenging learning environment. This environment is enhanced by a diverse community of students and lecturers.

Such variety enriches the academic debate and prepares students better for their future role in a multi-faceted society.


19 July 2017
In September 2016, Joseph Kaputula from Zambia started as the first Kofi Annan Business School (KABS) fellow at Utrecht University.
13 July 2017
The project Mediawise by making media has been accepted within the route Resilient and Meaningful Societies of the Dutch National Research Agenda.
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5 July 2017
Over 4.000 students from all over 125 countries will travel to Utrecht this summer for the Utrecht Summer School.
29 June 2017
Artist Judith Pfaeltzer is working on a bronze bust, which will be placed in front of the Westerdijk Institute.
23 June 2017
Ali Aljasem, Conflict Studies and Human Rights student, has been nominated for the ECHO Award 2017.




6 September 2017 09:00 - 15:00
Symposium on the occasion of the inaugural lecture of Dr. Aletta Kraneveld
8 September 2017 09:00 - 18:00
Focus area Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights will open the academic year on 8 September with an international conference with renowned keynote speakers.