Founded in 1636, Utrecht University is an esteemed international research university, consistently positioned in the top 15 in continental Europe and the worldwide top 100 of international rankings. The university is located in the city of Utrecht, one of the most beautiful and safest cities in Northern Europe. Utrecht University has a long history and is rich in tradition. The University is an international research university of the highest quality. This has been demonstrated for many years by its high positions in international rankings. Nowadays, there are over 30,000 students at Utrecht University and 7,500 members of staff. At Utrecht University, you will experience a model of quality education that stands for personal and interactive teaching based on critical reflection and debate, flexibility and a level of choice for students, as well as permanent professional development for lecturers. All Utrecht’s masters programs are directly linked to fundamental and applied research in a wide range of disciplines. Multidisciplinary research in Utrecht focuses on four strategic themes: Dynamics of Youth, Institutions, Life Sciences and Sustainability. Click here for more details.