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

How we are working towards a better world

Facts and figures

  • With some 110 nationalities students and staff work and study together in an international environment.

  • Our students appreciate the many options available within our more than 150 Master's programmes.

  • 550

    Every year, approximately 550 Utrecht PhD candidates obtain their doctorates.

  • With over 40,000 students we are one of the largest Dutch universities.

Our people

  • Portretfoto Bert Weckhuysen

    Bert Weckhuysen


    At Utrecht Science Week, Prof Dr Bert Weckhuysen will speak about the topic of "Sustainable cooperation for an accelerated circular economy".

  • Portret van Anne Margit Reitsema

    Anne Margit Reitsema

    Postdoctoral fellow

    Where in your body do you feel that you are angry? Or frightened? Or sad? In her research, Anne Margit immerses herself in the world of physical and mental characteristics of emotions in young people

  • Professor Roel Vermeulen

    Roel Vermeulen


    "The pressure on healthcare is one of the biggest societal challenges we face." In the EWUU alliance, Roel Vermeulen has now been appointed as Scientific Director for Preventive Health.

  • Chiara Stam

    Chiara Stam

    Student assessor

    Chiara will be the new student assessor in the Executive Board as of 1 September. She takes up the baton from Anneloes Krul and will become the third student assessor in the history of the Executive Board.