Utrecht University is an internationally renowned top research university conducting fundamental and applied research covering a wide variety of scientific disciplines; from infectious diseases and human rights to climate research and cultural history.
This diversity has inspired multi-disciplinary research collaborations with partners both from inside and outside the University. Regionally, as well as nationally and internationally, Utrecht University collaborates with universities, knowledge institutions and industry. These partnerships foster innovative research and contribute to economic development and the solution of social problems.
As a large and multifaceted international knowledge centre of academic and scientific excellence, the University’s core mission is to:
educate young people
train new generations of researchers
produce academics who have both specialist knowledge and professional skills
conduct groundbreaking research
address social issues and work towards solving them
Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University’s core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.
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