The Uithof Tramline won't be ready in 2018 without the hard work of these guys! ❤ #timeforabetterconnection
>> More info about the new tram line: [ Link ]
Utrecht University
yesterday at 11:32. Facebook
Spring is almost here at our Botanic Gardens!
From the 1st of March, the Gardens are ready for your visit again.
>> More info:
Utrecht University
02/20/2017 at 11:01. Facebook
We are proud to announce that Frans Timmermans & well-known New York Times columnist Roger Cohen are coming to Utrecht!
They will engage with the audience in an open conversation: drawing lessons from the past, but above all looking ahead together with.. YOU!

Exactly 25 years ago in The Netherlands, a new Europe was born with a common currency and with the ambition to work on a common...
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Open conversation with Frans Timmermans, First VP of the EC

Utrecht University
02/19/2017 at 15:53. Facebook
“Since my first marathon wasn’t what I had pictured, I really want to do it properly a second time”

Many UU staff members & students will run De Utrecht Science Park Marathon​, on 19 March. Madeleine Hardy, international (Boston, USA) master student of Sustainable Development & working at Green Office Utrecht, will be among them.

“I’ve done one marathon in the past. In November 2015 I ran...
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Utrecht University
02/18/2017 at 13:52. Facebook
Thanks for inspiring millions of people all over the world, Mr. Bruna! Your legacy will remain forever, in generations still to come.
Utrecht University
02/18/2017 at 13:37. Facebook
Interested in studying a Bachelor's degree at UU? Join our Bachelor's Open Day on Saturday 4 March!

Especially for international students we offer an additional programme with an info session, city tour and a Meet & Greet where you can ask our international students all about their experiences studying at UU.

For more info and to register, go to our website: [ Link ]
Utrecht University
02/17/2017 at 14:43. Facebook
Rest in peace, Dick Bruna!
The famous children's author, who sold more than 80 million Miffy books, died in his sleep last night at the age of 89. Bruna was one of the most famous citizens of Utrecht. Our thoughts go out to his family & friends.
Utrecht University
02/17/2017 at 11:58. Facebook
"Dark clouds are gathering on the horizon of scientific freedom. [..] As rectors of the Dutch universities we will push back!". With an open letter in newspaper NRC, Dutch universities join the battle for scientific freedom. #proud
"Scientific freedom is essential to the world for the preservation of prosperity and for solving the enormous challenges the world faces. [..] We are calling on...
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Rectors concerned about the freedom of science
Utrecht University
02/16/2017 at 10:14. Facebook
De aanmeldingen gaan hard! Heb je je nog niet aangemeld? Reserveer dan snel jouw plek!

Registration is live and going fast! Not registered yet? Reserve a seat at the presentations of your interest:

[ Link ]

Bachelor Open Dag / Bachelor's Open Day

Utrecht University
02/15/2017 at 11:33. Facebook
Grab your popcorn & fasten your seat belts: you're about to experience your first ride on the Uithof tram! #timeforabetterconnection
// video by: ©
Happy Valentine's Day!
When Science steals your Heart: check out this cool video, made by our math students Nina Rutten & Thomas Blom!
Are you making plans for the summer? What about joining one of Utrecht Summer School's 220+(!) programmes? The perfect way to experience Utrecht and UU :).

Check out the courses they got lined up for you in the summer of 2017 and apply for your favourite summer course!

Already joined one of the summer courses? Share your experiences

Utrecht Summer School 2017 - The Netherlands
“Sometimes you want to quit halfway – that goes for science as well as sports – but you keep pushing in order to accomplish something!" ✊

Many UU staff members & students will run De Utrecht Science Park Marathon, on 19 March. Andre Mischke, an award-winning experimental particle physics scientist affiliated with CERN research, will be among them.

“The routine aspect of running helps me...
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Interested in studying a Master's programme at UU? Join our Webinar Week!

Meet professors and students from 23 of our programmes and ask them all your questions. We also host a webinar on 'How to apply for a Master's programme' especially for international students.

For a full overview of the participating programmes and to register, go to our website: [ Link ]
Shout out to UU-students
The Utrecht Summer School offers course-fee waivers for a summer course in buzzing Hong Kong!
Want to join some interesting courses and experience 'Asian's world city'? Be quick: the deadline for application is Monday Feb 13th.
For more info: (scroll down).
It's 10 February 1917, 2 PM: Johanna Westerdijk starts her inaugural address in our University Hall and is about to become the FIRST female professor in the Netherlands. #proud

Today, we officially open the #WesterdijkAnniversary to celebrate this unique historical moment:
#ThrowbackThursday to a warmer Utrecht.. #hanginthere
// Photo by: Bas van Hattum
We are also present at the Careers Day of tomorrow! Are you interested in our vacancies / work environment / development opportunities & what it mean to work at the best university of the Netherlands? Then visit our stand from 14:15 until 16:45 at the Educatorium. See you there!

Careers Day 2017 Utrecht University

Getting hungry yet? Try lots of delicious AND sustainable food at our Educatorium & enjoy The Foodprint Experience!
Bezoek onze Bachelor Open Dag op zaterdag 4 maart!
Ontdek jouw droomopleiding of leer meer over de opleidingen die jij voor ogen hebt.

Ben je op zoek naar inspiratie? Elke opleiding heeft een informatiemarkt waarin je persoonlijk kennis kunt maken met docenten, studieadviseurs of studenten. Ook staan er speedcoaches klaar om je op weg te helpen met je studiekeuze.

Weet je al waar jouw...
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Bachelor Open Dag / Bachelor's Open Day