Utrecht University

Established in 1636, Utrecht University has evolved into a leading modern research university with a growing international reputation. On the 2010 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, Utrecht University ranked first in the Netherlands, 11th in Europe and 50th in the world.

With nearly 30,000 students and 8,500 employees divided over 7 faculties, Utrecht University spans the entire spectrum of academic research and education.

Utrecht University has the mission to keep working on contributing to a better world. The challenge to develop a sustainable society is one of the greatest we are facing in the 21st century. That is why Sustainability is one of the four strategic themes of Utrecht University. The aim is to bring together sustainability research, focusing on water, energy, and a healthy environment; eventually contributing to a better future for our next generations. By bundling this expertise, the university develops integral solutions for sustainability issues.

Sustainability themes:

  1. Future Energy & Resources
  2. Healthy Urban Living
  3. Water, Climate & Ecosystems

For more information visit uu.nl

 

 
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