De Uithof
Utrecht Science Park Campus

This Master's at Utrecht University

What differentiates this Master's from similar programmes at other universities? In Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Utrecht University, your internship is directly tied to the theoretical courses you complete during (alongside) the internship. That way, you learn how to apply scientific knowledge and academic skills directly to real-world problems. VIce versa, the practical experiences gained during your internship enrich the knowledge you acquire in the courses.

Choose your own profile

At Utrecht University, you can choose your own focus in courses and assignments. This way, you can gain more in-depth knowledge of a specific professional field or target group.

Conduct high-level research

The Faculty of Social Sciences at Utrecht University has a strong internationally renowned research group for developmental psychology. This gives you the opportunity to gain high-quality research experience and benefit from the supervision of experts.

Lecturers with clinical practice experience

Most of our lecturers have clinical experience as a child- and adolescent psychologist in addition to their scientific expertise. As a result, you can benefit from their practical knowledge during the courses and when writing your thesis.

Academiegebouw
University Hall in Utrecht's city centre

World-class university

Choosing Utrecht University means choosing one of the best universities in the country. Several renowned international rankings place Utrecht University among the 100 best universities in the world. The teaching environment at Utrecht University is international: half of the Utrecht Masters' programmes are taught in English. The existing and former academic staff of Utrecht University include twelve Nobel Prize laureates: G. ‘t Hooft, M.J.G. Veltman, P.J. Crutzen, N. Bloembergen, T.C. Koopmans, L.S. Ruzicka, P. Debye, C. Eijkman, R.Magnus, W. Einthoven, W.C. Röntgen and J.H. van ‘t Hoff.

A lively student city

Utrecht is a city of unparalleled vitality in the middle of the Netherlands. A medieval city centre small enough to explore on foot, yet large enough to host world-class festivals, fashionable shops, modern architecture and fascinating museums. You will find lots of friendly outdoor cafés and restaurants. It is only thirty minutes from Amsterdam and Schiphol airport, and the rest of the Netherlands is just a trainride away as well.

Lonely Planet ranks Utrecht in their top-10 of the world's unsung places!

CNN lists Utrecht as one of the world's best cycling cities.

The Guardian (June 2015) tips Utrecht as "the laidback alternative to Amsterdam".