With open minds, open attitudes and open science, we join forces to create tomorrow’s solutions.

Working together towards a better world

  • Incluusion

    "We just add one more chair"

    Incluusion gives refugees the opportunity to enrol in university degree programmes, so they can continue the academic careers that they started in their home countries.
    Incluusion
  • Molecuulstructuur

    Helpdesk Regenerative Medicine

    Are you looking for reliable and understandable information about regenerative medicine? The Helpdesk Regenerative Medicine is the place where you can ask your question and read answers.
    Ask your question
  • Friso Smit

    Inspiring hotspot

    “In this inspiring hotspot, companies, researchers, clinicians and students work together on groundbreaking science, which accelerates innovation.” -Friso Smit, Utrecht Science Park Foundation.
    Utrecht Science Park
  • Johanna Westerdijk

    On 10 February 1917, Johanna Westerdijk became a Professor by Special Appointment at Utrecht University. She was the first female professor in the Netherlands.
    History

Facts and figures

  • Seven

    Our 7 faculties cover the full scientific spectrum of research and education.

  • >650

    More than 650 professors play a vital role in the development of academic education and research.

  • 7979

    With 7979 employees we are working towards a better world, ervery day.

  • We have over 203,000 alumni which we are very proud of.

Our people

  • Janneke Plantenga

    Janneke Plantenga

    Diversity Dean

    Professor Janneke Plantenga has been appointed the first Diversity Dean at Utrecht University. Diversity needs to become the standard, and we need to get everyone on board for this.

  • Prof. dr. Frank Miedema

    Frank Miedema

    Professor Open Science

    Frank Miedema wrote the book Open Science: The Very Idea. With the pay-off Sharing science, shaping tomorrow, Open Science is one of the priorities of Utrecht University.

  • Portretfoto Evelyn Maurer

    Evelyn Maurer

    Contract and supplier's manager

    Our tenders run into hundreds of millions of euros. If you want to make your business operations more sustainable, tenders are a very important starting point.

  • Lothar Blom (middle) and colleagues

    Lothar Blom

    Fundraiser University Fund

    I get a lot of energy from the conversations I have with inspiring top scientists or students who work on great projects. These conversations make me notice how much talent is around at the university.

Partners and networks

We form alliances, internationally as well as in our own Utrecht region, because we believe they will help us progress.

Promotieplechtigheid in de Senaatszaal van het Academiegebouw van de Universiteit Utrecht.



Utrecht University was founded in 1636

Tradition and history