Utrecht University

World University Rankings 2023
World Reputation Rankings 2023
Impact Rankings: Good health and well-being 2022
P.O Box 80125, TC Utrecht, 3508, Netherlands

About Utrecht University

Utrecht University is located in Utrecht in the Netherlands and is one of the oldest universities in the country. The university consists of seven faculties including humanities; social and behavioural sciences; law, economics and governance; geosciences; medicine; veterinary medicine and science.

There are 49 bachelor's programmes and 147 master's programmes available. Among these there are six English-taught bachelor's programmes and more than 90 English-taught master's programmes.

The university counts 12 Nobel Prize laureates and 19 Spinoza Prize laureates as part of the alumni and faculty.

Utrecht University collaborates with a number of other universities around the world such as the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Peking University, and the University of Toronto.

There are a number of student associations at the university and there is also a cultural centre which provides plenty of opportunities to join in with arts and creative workshops. There is also a sports centre for students.

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Key statistics

  • n/a
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 62 : 38
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 17.1
    No. of students per staff
  • 13%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 32,532
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Utrecht University

  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
  • Law

    • Law
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Education

    • Education
  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences