Utrecht University
#110 Overall Influence

Utrecht University

University in the Netherlands

Utrecht University is a public research university in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Established , it is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. In 2018, it had an enrolment of 31,801 students, and employed 7,191 faculty and staff. In 2018, 525 PhD degrees were awarded and 6,948 scientific articles were published. The 2018 budget of the university was €857 million.

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What is Utrecht University known for?

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Physics
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Philosophy
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Mathematics
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Chemistry
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Earth Sciences
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Biology
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Computer Science
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Law
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Medical
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Psychology
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Religious Studies
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Sociology
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Literature
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Anthropology
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History
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Economics
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Education
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Engineering
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Criminal Justice
#588 World Rank
Political Science
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Social Work

Influential People

Who are Utrecht University's Most influential alumni?

Utrecht University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Philosophy, and Mathematics. Utrecht University’s most academically influential people include René Descartes, James Boswell, and Wilhelm Röntgen.

René Descartes
René Descartes

French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist

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James Boswell
James Boswell

Scottish lawyer, diarist and author

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Wilhelm Röntgen
Wilhelm Röntgen

German physicist

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Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff

Dutch physical and organic chemist

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Gerard 't Hooft
Gerard 't Hooft

Dutch theoretical physicist

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Tjalling Koopmans
Tjalling Koopmans

Dutch American economist

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Wouter Hanegraaff
Wouter Hanegraaff

Dutch professor

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Abraham Pais
Abraham Pais

American physicist

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Douglas Rushkoff
Douglas Rushkoff

Writer, American media theorist

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Frans de Waal
Frans de Waal

Dutch primatologist and ethologist

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Johannes Voet
Johannes Voet

Dutch legal scholar

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Jan Gonda

Dutch Indologist

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