The university’s mission Utrecht University is working to contribute to a better world. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to make a substantial contribution to society. Our research is ground-breaking and focused on solving major global issues. Our collaborative culture fosters innovation, new insights and societal impact. The core values of ambition, inspiration, commitment and independence form the basis of our university community.
Utrecht University’s policy for 2016 to 2020 includes more details about our ambitions and objectives for this four-year period.
The plan was developed with the help of numerous staff members, students, members of our employee and student representation bodies and various partners. The aims of the Strategic Plan – to name but a few examples - include:
Innovations in our teaching model
Renewing our research facilities
Increasing interdisciplinary collaboration
Strengthening our international position
Strengthening the university’s reputation
contributing visibly to solving problems in society
The University of Utrecht has several faculties and departments: ==Faculties== * Faculty of Geosciences * Faculty of Humanities ==Departments== * University Museum