About Utrecht University
Utrecht University (Dutch: Universiteit Utrecht, formerly Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) is a university in Utrecht, Netherlands. The University was founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands. Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities, recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to both research and teaching. Its motto is "Sol Iustitiae Illustra Nos," which means "Sun of Justice, shine upon us."
The University offers a broad range of high-quality Dutch- and English-taught programmes and courses. The English curriculum consists of Bachelor's and Master’s degree programmes, certificate courses, and Summer School courses. In addition, some of the world’s most talented students come to Utrecht University to do their PhD research.
The demanding programmes provide ambitious, dedicated international students the opportunity to learn and grow in a world-class academic environment. Students are encouraged to develop the best within themselves. This includes opportunities to undertake the extra challenges of honours study. Dare to excel.
Every year, approximately 2.000 international students come to Utrecht University to take part in English-taught degree programmes and other courses. With some 125 nationalities working and studying closely together, students learn to work in an international environment from the start - essential for scientists and scholars in an increasingly globalised world.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
QS World University Rankings 2014
QS World University Rankings 2013
The Times And Sunday Times University League Tables: UK
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016