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Digital Humanities

The Utrecht Digital Humanities Lab focuses on the application of new media and information technologies in Humanities research.

Dynamics of Youth

How can we help our children to develop into well-balanced individuals who are able to hold their own and develop fully in a rapidly changing world?

Early Modern Culture

Research and education in the field of early modern studies at Utrecht University is united in the Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies (UCEMS).

Earth Surface Hydrology

We study hydrological processes near and on the earth surface. We focus on the flow of water, nutrients and energy between the earth surface and the subsoil and between the earth surface and the atmosphere.

Ecology and Biodiversity

This research group investigates the mechanisms that regulate biodiversity and allow for the maintenance of ecosystem functioning in our changing world.

Economic and Social History

The economic and social historians study long-term developments in the world economy and societies, from the late Middle Ages to the present day.

Economic Geography

This research programme aims to develop Evolutionary Economic Geography both theoretically and empirically.

Education and Learning

In this Research Priority we investigate all types of learning processes and how they can be improved, tailored to the differences between learners.

Energy and Resources

We study the grand challenges of our times: how to realize a sustainable energy and resource system within a world constrained by climate change and increasingly resource scarcity?

Environmental Governance

We study and formulate recommendations about interventions that have the potential to make governance outcomes more congruent with sustainability goals.

Environmental Sciences

We investigate interactions between global changes and ecosystem processes, for sustainability of ecosystem services to humans


The Ethics Institute plays a central role in Utrecht University's research and education in the field of ethics.

Experimental rock deformation/HPT-lab

We conduct research on the mechanical behaviour and transport properties of Earth materials at conditions pertaining to the Earth’s crust and upper mantle.

Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law

The Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law (UCERF) organises and promotes research in the field of family and inheritance law from a comparative, international and multidisciplinary perspective.

Fertility and Reproduction

The overall aim of the Biology of Reproductive Cells (BRC) program is to provide answers to problems affecting or arising from reproduction in domestic animal species and man (one health, one medicine) by improving understanding of the mechanisms involved in gamete development, fertilization and embryogenesis, and by improving gamete/embryo storage. 

Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education

The Freudenthal Institute aims to contribute to high-quality education in science and mathematics through education research and valorisation.

Fundamental mathematics

The three broad pillars of this research group are algebra, geometry and analysis, as well as their relation to logic, number theory and physics, with an eye for the history of the subject.

Future Deltas

This research area focuses on dealing with problems related to subsidence and associated loss of ecosystem services.

Future Energy and Resources

This research theme focuses on the development of smart, sustainable materials for generating, storing and saving energy, on the one hand, and making better use of current energy sources on the other.

Future Food Utrecht

The focus area Future Food brings together fundamental research of Utrecht University related to health, behaviour, and innovations for future food production. By connecting their knowledge, researchers aim to provide sustainable and healthy food solutions for the next generations.