Awards and distinctions

Utrecht University presents various awards and distinctions for people who have been of service to the university.

Honorary Doctorates

Every year, Utrecht University awards honorary doctorates, usually during Anniversary Day on 26 March. In doing so, the University aims to express its appreciation for the person receiving the doctorate and their work.

Royal Honours

The Royal honours are awarded annually on the eve of King's Day.

Hoogleraren in het Academiegebouw te Utrecht
Professors in Utrecht University Hall