ABOUT UTRECHT UNIVERSITY
Established in 1636, Utrecht University has evolved into a leading modern research university with a growing international reputation. On the 2013 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, Utrecht University ranked first in the Netherlands, 13th in Europe and a shared 52th place in the world. With nearly 30,000 students and 8,500 employees divided over 7 faculties, Utrecht University spans the entire spectrum of academic research and education.
Sources: Ramon Mosterd, Willem Mes, Ramon Mosterd, Susanne Canisius – Utrecht Tourism
Utrecht University is working to contribute to a better world. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to make a substantial contribution to society. Our research is ground-breaking and focused on solving major global issues. Our collaborative culture fosters innovation, new insights and societal impact. The core values of ambition, inspiration, commitment and independence form the basis of our university community.