How we are working towards a better world
Utrecht University reduces the heatingUtrecht University is reducing the temperature in university buildings from 21 to 19 degrees Celsius. The measure contributes to reducing the dependency on Russian gas, as well as to the climate goals of the university.
Nanoplastics omnipresent in remote surface watersOver the past few decades, tiny pieces of plastic have found their way to remote places on earth. This is the worrying conclusion drawn by researchers from, among other institutes, Utrecht University in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters.
Ukraine: support and informationUtrecht University is committed to supporting those who are directly or indirectly impacted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We offer information, links, and FAQs for current and prospective students, staff, and refugees.
Decades of sustainability labelsUtrecht University researchers study and support innovations that can make global supply chains more sustainable. So you can make a more informed choice the next time you find yourself standing in front of a supermarket shelf packed with labels.
Facts and figures
200 Years of Veterinary Medicine education in Utrecht: a special anniversary.
Our students appreciate the many options available within our 161 Master's programmes.
Every year, more than 600 Utrecht PhD candidates obtain their doctorate.
With over 35,000 students we are one of the largest Dutch universities.
Charisma HehakayaFirst-generation (PhD) student
Being first in your family to go to university is not always easy. Thus, additional support for this group is needed. PhD student Charisma Hehakaya shares tips on how universities can support first generation students.
Frank MiedemaProfessor in Open Science
With his book Open Science: The Very Idea Prof. Frank Miedema, according to former Minister Jet Bussemaker, punctures the myth of the selfless scientist and succeeds in getting people to look at science from a common sense perspective.
Tess van LogtestijnAlumnus and entrepreneur
You have just graduated and have an idea to create real impact. Where do you start? Tess devised an app to keep loved ones informed during intensive medical procedures and now runs the company together with her mother.
Willemien KetsProfessor of Game Theory
Professor Kets will work to further strengthen game theory by combining new elements from mathematics and the social sciences. This could allow game theory to provide more realistic models of how people behave.