Welcome to Utrecht University!
Utrecht University founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands. UU is one of world's best universities, recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching. Studying at Utrecht University means studying at one of the world's best universities.
A world-class education.
At Utrecht University, you'll help shape an existing tight-knit and diverse community of ambitious students, each working towards making a positive impact on the world. Through small-group dialouges, internship possibilities, and industry focused research projects, student of UU have the flexibility to prepare for addressing today's most contemporary issues, as well as preparing for the needs of the international labour market.
Every year, thousands of international students come to Utrecht to participate in English-language academic Bachelor's and Master's programmes. Utrecht University offers students an international environment, with an extensive range of English academic programmes, including Bachelor's programmes over eighty Master's programmes and over 200 courses for exchange students. Top lecturers are regularly recruited from abroad to teach these programmes. All of this also creates an inspiring international learning environment for the university's Dutch students.
Utrecht is home to 60,000 students and a lively cultural scene, the city of Utrecht feels both intimate and exciting. From canals and parks to international restaurants, cinemas, bars and boutiques, you'll find a dynamic atmosphere here, with lots to explore. The city is also very safe and clean- just like the rest of the Netherlands.