Founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of the world's leading research universities, recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to both research and teaching.

Top of the class

Research always plays a fundamental role in the university's degree programmes. Course content is closely linked to top-class research. Students are taught in small groups by top researchers and lecturers, mostly experts in their field.

Utrecht University is at the forefront of developments in interdisciplinary knowledge. Our research continues to have impact in fields ronging trom biochemistry and biophysics to human rights and culture.

Room tor talent to flourish

Master your future: our demanding programmes provide ambitious, dedicated international students the opportunity to learn and grow in a world-class academic environment. We encourage students to develop the best within themselves. This includes opportunities to undertake the extra challenges of an honours study.

International environment

Every year, approximately 2,500 international students come to Utrecht University to take part in English-taught degree programmes and other courses. With some 125 nationalities working and studying closely together, students learn to work in an international environment from the start. This is essential for scientists and scholars in an increasingly globalised world.

Choose Utrecht - choose quality:

  • Utrecht University is one of Europe's leading research universities.
  • Ranked 15th in Europe and 52nd in the world by the prestigious Shanghai Academie Rankings of World Universities.
  • An academie environment focused on excellence in research and teaching.
  • All degree programmes are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation.

Eligible programmes

All master's programmes

Scholarship details

Scholarships available

1 scholarship, only for Chinese students

Value of scholarship

€ 7,500

Duration of scholarship

Entire duration of the studies


Academic requirement

Bachelor's degree

English level

  • TOEFL iBT: min score: 93
  • IELTS: min score: 6.5

Working experience needed?

No working experience is needed

More information

Contact details

Institution's website

How to apply

Application deadline

1 April 2022

Documentation to provide

Proof that the admissions process with the institution has started.

Terms and conditions

By applying for OTS you agree to the Orange Tulip Scholarship terms and conditions.

Apply for OTS

OTS China