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Utrecht University

Domplein 29 Utrecht,
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Utrecht University Founded in 1636, Utrecht University is an esteemed international research university, consistently positioned in the top 15 in continental Europe and the worldwide top 100 of international rankings, and member of the renowned League of European Research Universities. The university is located in the city of Utrecht, one of the most beautiful and safest cities in Northern Europe. The university offers 12 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and 90+ English-taught Master's programmes

Innovative and internationally oriented academic community Joining Utrecht University as an international student will make you part of an innovative and internationally oriented academic community — that brought forward no less than 12 Nobel Prize winners - engaged in cutting-edge and multi-disciplinary teaching and research. 

Personal and interactive teaching At Utrecht University you will experience a model of quality education that stands for personal and interactive teaching based on critical reflection and debate, flexibility and a level of choice for students, as well as permanent professional development for lecturers. 

Top 5 happiest places to live English is widely spoken in the Netherlands. Utrecht is a beautiful medieval city, centrally located in the Netherlands. Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport are less than half an hour away, and there are easy train connections throughout Europe. It is with good reason that BBC Travel placed Utrecht in the “top 5 happiest places to Iive". Bright minds, better future.


  • Google-integrated email, chat and calendar with (7GB free online storage)
  • Blackboard online learning environment 
  • Schedules, room numbers, holidays etc. available through Osiris Online information system
  • Free or heavily discounted software via Surfspot, including SPSS, MS Office, McAfee, ErgoDirect, WorkPace, EndNote etc.
  • Student counselling
  • Career support, workshops, CV check
  • 95% of population speaks English as second language.
  • Great location in Western Europe with direct links to London, Paris, Berlin.
  • Historic charm of Utrecht's 17th century city centre.
  • Vibrant student community in one of Europe's leading student cities.
  • (International) student associations including AIESEC, ESN, AEGEE

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University Highlights

Utrecht University is one of the top Public universities in Utrecht, Netherlands. It is ranked #=121 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 33,748


International students - 4,454


Total faculty staff - 3,254


Total students - 33,748


International students - 4,454


Total faculty staff - 3,254



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This institution accepts IELTS!
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