World University Rankings 2014-15
Founded in 1636, Utrecht University is an esteemed international research university, consistentlypositioned in the top 15 in continental Europe and the worldwide top 100 of international rankings,and member of the renowned European League of Research Universities. The university is located
in the city of Utrecht, one of the most beautiful and safest cities in Northern Europe.
Joining Utrecht University as a master’s 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. 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. The connection with the professional field is consistently embedded in the curricula of UU master’s programmes. A Career Services centre will support your transition into the Dutch or international postgraduate job market.
English is widely spoken in the Netherlands. Utrecht is a beautiful medieval city, centrally located in the Netherlands. Amsterdam and Schiphol Airpoft 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.