Why in Utrecht

Benefits of the programme

  • We offer a research-oriented MSc programme in an applied setting, allowing you to gain in depth expertise in HCI research methods whilst applying these to real world societal and industrial problems and in internationally leading research projects.
  • The programme covers the whole field of HCI, ranging from psychology and information/computer science to design and engineering, whilst also providing you with the opportunity to broaden the programme and pursue your own interests.
  • You will benefit from the excellent international research reputation and strong position of the Department of Information and Computing Sciences and Utrecht University at large.
  • You will have the opportunity to carry out research projects at renowned international research groups and with selected industrial and public sector partners.

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 Master's programmes are taught in English. The existing and former academic staff of Utrecht University include twelve Nobel Prize laureates.

City of Utrecht

The University is situated in Utrecht, a lively student city located in the heart of the Netherlands, and an ideal gateway to Europe - only a few hours away from cities like Paris, Brussels or Berlin. An inspiring city which nurtures talent and creativity.