Utrecht University (UU) is a public research university in Utrecht, Netherlands. Established on 26 March 1636 and is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. It has an enrollment of 31,801 students and employs 7,191 faculty and staff. The university consists of seven faculties: Geosciences, Humanities, Law, Economics and Governance, Medicine, Science, Social and Behavioural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. Utrecht University has been placed consistently in the top 100 universities in the world by prominent international ranking tables.
Utrecht University’s interdisciplinary research targets four themes: Life Sciences, Pathways to Sustainability, Dynamics of Youth and Institutions for Open Societies. Utrecht University is a trailblazer in the field of modernising educational concepts where teaching and research are strongly connected by working together in tight communities with equality, diversity and inclusion. All this provides a solid base from which to work with others around the globe on the societal issues of the future.