Founded in 1636, Utrecht University has evolved into a modern and leading institution with a growing international reputation. The Shanghai Ranking ranks the university in the Netherlands on 1, on a shared 12th place in Europe and worldwide on a shared 53rd place.
Core values: Inspiration, ambition, independence and commitment are the core values that define both the conduct and attitude of the students and employees of Utrecht University.
Broad degree offerings: Utrecht University offers 52 Bachelor's and 178 Master's degree programmes, many of them English-taught. The University is home to 30.344 students and 7.500 staff. Each year, more than 2000 students and researchers from abroad come to Utrecht for a short or longer time.
Multi-faceted and innovative research: Utrecht University conducts fundamental and applied research in a wide array of disciplines. It wide-ranging research activity provides an inspiring basis for multidisciplinary research inside and outside the University. The University works collaboratively with the business sector to undertake societally relevant and innovative research.
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