Utrecht University

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Utrecht University Library © Moyogo

Utrecht University Library © Moyogo

Utrecht University (UU; Dutch: Universiteit Utrecht, formerly Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) is a public research university in Utrecht, Netherlands. Established 26 March 1636, it is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. In 2021, it had an enrollment of 36,390 students, and employed 8,276 faculty members and staff. More than 400 PhD degrees were awarded and 8,500 scientific articles were published. The 2021 budget of the university was €1.026 billion.

Utrecht University counts a number of distinguished scholars among its alumni and faculty, including 12 Nobel Prize laureates and 13 Spinoza Prize laureates. Utrecht University has been placed consistently in the top 100 universities in the world by prominent international ranking tables.

Utrecht University Hall © Zairon/cc-by-sa-4.0 Utrecht University Botanic Garden © Dick Bos/cc-by-sa-2.5-nl Minnaert Building © Gil.cavalcanti/cc-by-sa-3.0 David de Wied Buidling © Antoine/cc-by-sa-3.0 © Antoine Utrecht University Library © Moyogo
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Close ties are harboured with other institutions internationally through its membership in the Coimbra Group (CG), the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the Utrecht Network and the European University Association (EUA).

The two large faculties of Humanities and Law & Governance are situated in the inner city of Utrecht. The other five faculties and most of the administrative services are located in Utrecht Science Park De Uithof, a campus area on the outskirts of the city. University College Utrecht, along with the Utrecht School of Economics, are situated in the former Kromhout Kazerne, which used to be a Dutch military base. University College Roosevelt is located off-campus in the city of Middelburg in the south-west of the Netherlands.

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