A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University
, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.
The Utrecht University School of Economics
(U.S.E.) is part of the Law, Economics, and Governance Faculty of Utrecht University. Utrecht University is consistently listed among the top 50 universities in the World according to the Shanghai ranking. The city of Utrecht is a vibrant international city in the hearth of the Netherlands, renowned for its high quality of life. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from both a business and a policy point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values.
U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. U.S.E. is also an important contributor to the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab. U.S.E. faculty and students have access to several databases (e.g., WRDS, Factset) for their research.