Utrecht University

Information for expats

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Utrecht is renowned for its innovative cross-disciplinary research and emphasis on high-quality education. These 2 factors make the university a particularly attractive place for (guest) researchers, (prospective) PhD-candidates and other visitors throughout the world.

You are considered a guest, when you are:

  • a PhD candidate, post-doctoral researcher, guest lecturer or guest researcher;
    • whose stay is financed by a 3rd party;
    • with an unpaid position at Utrecht University;
    • with a Utrecht University grant;
    • financing your stay with personal funds;
  • a member of a delegation;
  • a visiting professor;
  • an individual guest.

For more information about working at Utrecht University, see this page.