Master your future at Utrecht University
Utrecht University

Founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities. We are recognised internationally for our high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching.

As an international student, you’ll be in good company at Utrecht University. Every year, approximately 1,500 international students come to the university to take English-taught degree programmes and other courses. Students work and study closely together, learning to operate in an international environment from the outset. This is essential for scientists and scholars in our increasingly globalised world.

Utrecht University has signed the Dutch Code of Conduct with respect to international students, which guarantees a proper recruitment, selection and coaching of international students.

About reputation
About reputation

The Nobel Prize is the most prestigious prize in science. The prize was first granted in 1901. Since that time, it has been awarded to 12 of Utrecht scholars:  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 en J.H. van ‘t Hoff.

Students and Programmes
Students and Programmes

Over 30,000 students from 118 countries, of which in 2012: 6,255 are 1st year students, 1,537 are students from abroad and 1,224 are exchange students

143 graduate programmes, 89 of which are English-taught, and 32 teacher training programmes (both Dutch and English-taught) - the widest range of English-taught graduate programmes in the Netherlands.