Art and culture

Studium Generale

Traditionally, every Dutch university has what is known as a Studium Generale (General Studies). On this platform for lectures and debates, leading scientists, academics and thinkers from across all disciplines engage the public in debate about science and society.

Website Studium Generale

Parnassos Culture Centre

Parnassos Culture Centre oganises a range of courses in vaurious art disciplines. It stages its own theatre productions and organises live performances and other cultural events.

Website Parnassos Culture Centre

Botanic Gardens

The university's Botanic Gardens are located in Utrecht Science Park. The Botanic Gardens are open to the public from 1 March to 1 December.

Website Botanic Gardens

University Museum Utrecht

The University Museum Utrecht is the science museum of the Netherlands. At the museum, you will experience the differences between science as it is today and how it used to be.

Website University Museum Utrecht

Guide city history tour

Utrecht University runs a programme of guided city tours, led by a team of enthusiastic student guides, that give a glimpse into the history of the university.

More information about the guided history city tour

Cultural Sundays

On Cultural Sundays (six times a year), a number of art disciplines come together to present different sides of a central theme. Utrecht University is partner of the Cultural Sundays and offers a varied cultural programme. This is Utrecht University's way of helping to strengthen Utrecht as a city of knowledge & culture.

Website Cultural Sundays