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Utrecht University
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    Domplein 29
    3512 JE
    Utrecht
    Urban Netherlands 1636 http://www.uu.nl/university/international-students/en/druginnovation/Pages/default.aspx
    Established in 1636, Utrecht University is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands and one of the largest in Europe.Confirming its position as europe's top notch institutions for higher learning, was ranked first in the Netherlands, 13th in Europe and a shared 52th place in the world.Utrecht University spans the wide spectrum of research in life sciences with a research oriented curriculum.


  • Admission Info Undergraduates SAT Undergraduate Fees Graduates TOEFL iBT GRE Quantitative GRE Verbal Graduate Fees Financial Aid Academic Term
    More.. 29755 93 €1835 Summer,Winter, and Fall
    The university offers over 200 courses for international students in English and almost 300 in Danish. There are special courses that offer students flexibility in taking them as a fulltime, part-time, work/study or even as exchange students.

    List of programmes available with medium of instruction: English

    Bachelor's programmes
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Master's programmes from the graduate school of lifesciences include
    • Environmental Biology
    • Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences
    • Biology of Disease
    • Biomedical Image Sciences
    • Cancer, Stem Cells and Developmental Biology
    • Epidemiology
    • Infection and Immunity
    • Regenerative Medicine & Technology
    • Toxicology and Environmental Health
    • Drug Innovation
    • Environmental Biology
    • Epidemiology
    • Neuroscience and Cognition
    • Drug Innovation
    • Regenerative Medicine & Technology
    To qualify for admission to a Utrecht University Bachelor's programme, you must:
    • have completed an appropriate secondary school diploma,
    • be proficient in Dutch and/or English, and
    • pay the application fee.
    If you are not from the EU deadline for the summer admission application is 1st April

    Similar rules apply for Masters programmes.

    Both Bachelor and Master applications are accepted online through studielink.nl

    In order to apply for English as your study language, an English proficiency test is required.
    Financial aid is available, but it will not be enough to cover all study and living expenses.

  • Research & Scholars Scholar Funding Postdoc Scholars Research Facilities PhD Scholars Research Grants
    More.. 8950 Academic Biomedical Centre Yes
    PhD candidates in the Netherlands are considered as staff, not as students.
    All PhD programmes at Utrecht University are under the direct control of each departments.

    As you are considered as an staff and not a student the criteria to be admitted as a student is stringent.
    Funding is a factor in getting hired as a PhD and they offer two types of position
    • Doing a PhD as an employee
    • Doing a PhD without being employed by Utrecht University
    Depending upon the funding of your research work.

    The university is organized into 6 focus areas and one research impulse, the Educational and Learning Sciences.
    • Cardiovascular Research
    • Drug Innovation
    • Epidemiology
    • Infection and Immunity
    • Life Sciences and Biocomplexity
    • Neuroscience & Cognition
    Further research is being done through Utrecht Life Sciences is an open innovation network in the Netherlands, which unites Utrecht University, the University Medical Center Utrecht, government and business.
  • Utrecht University and the city of Utrecht itself are both comfortable environments for students to live in. Extracurricular activities are available for students, student organizations are waiting for new members to join and student societies as well.For students who wish to explore their talents, the cultural centre is available.



  • The Career Service at the Utrecht University is available for everyone who needs guidance when choosing a career.Student Services offers training to gain or improve job application skills, such as writing an application letter or conducting a successful job interview.