Choosing Energy Science at Utrecht University means:

  • studying in a truly international environment (about 30% of Energy Science students and staff are international);
  • studying at a top-ranked research university;
  • you will have the opportunity to tailor your own study programme;
  • benefiting from personal supervision;
  • studying in a friendly environment;
  • taking a two-year programme with one year devoted to practical work such as your thesis research; and
  • the option to do an internship.

Relevant research

Research topics at Utrecht University form part of larger research efforts to help find innovative, sustainable solutions to threats and opportunities arising from natural and human-induced climate and environmental change. Consequently, the programme prepares you in an optimal way for a future career in academics, industry, or elsewhere.

As published in Times Higher Education in 2016, Utrecht University is one of the top-10 universities that provided the most-cited articles in the field of climate change and ecosystems for the period from 2011 to 2015.