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Utrecht University

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Founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities, recognized internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching. Studying at Utrecht University means studying at one of the world's best universities. The Shanghai Ranking ranks Utrecht University as 1st in the Netherlands, 13th in Europe and 52nd in the world. The Times Higher Education Ranking places the university at number 74. The university has also been ranked as 39th worldwide by the Taiwan ranking, published by the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council. This ranking also places Utrecht University ahead of all other Dutch universities.

Country Netherlands
School name Utrecht University
City Utrecht
Degree Bachelor, Maser, PhD
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Faculty of Law, Economics
Faculty of Geosciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Science
Graduate School of Geosciences
Graduate School of Humanities
Graduate School of Law, Economics and Governance
Graduate School of Life Sciences, connected to:
Medical School (in Dutch)
Veterinary School (in Dutch)
School of Pharmacy (in Dutch)
Graduate School of Natural Sciences
Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English, Dutch
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1636
The number of students (Undergraduate) 6,378
The number of students (Graduate) N/A
Test required for admission Document screening
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 1,537
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 52
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 81
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 74
Address P.O Box 80125 3508 TC Utrecht The Netherlands
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