Radboud University is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands with a strong focus on research. It was established in 1923 in the oldest city of the Netherlands – Nijmegen.
Renowned for its green campus, it enrols over 19,000 students in 127 study programmes, of which 2 Bachelor’s tracks and 39 Master’s programmes are fully taught in English. All programs are highly research based and pertain to the fields of medical sciences, religious studies and theology, medical and social sciences, management.
Radboud University is also home to numerous research institutes such as the NanoLab Nijmegen, Max Planck Institute, the Donders Centre for Cognition and many more.
Applications are open for the following programs
- Business Administration, BS
- Economics and Business Economics, BSc
- Business Administration, MSc
- Economics, MSc
- Human Geography, MSc
- Spatial Planning, MSc
- Environment and Society Studies, MSc
- Political Science, MSc
10 reasons to choose Radboud
1. International recognition
Radboud University is in the top one percent of universities in the world. Moreover, the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to two professors connected to Radboud University. Check our facts and figures for more information about our international ratings.
2. Personal approach
Our personal style of teaching offers you plenty of opportunity to work closely with leading researchers and excellent teachers in interactive, small seminars, ensuring a high-quality Bachelor's or Master's degree. Teachers and professors are easily approachable to discuss your study subjects.
3. Extensive freedom of choice
You decide which specialisation and subject choice is most appropriate for you. We offer you a great deal of choice and in many cases you can put together your own custom-made programme, based on your own interests. This has resulted in stimulating research and interesting study choices.
4. Excellent services
Radboud strives for the highest quality, also with its services. This has even been acknowledged by the European Commission, who recently stated that Radboud University has ‘an impressive range of activities for outgoing and incoming students and a high sense of concern for quality'.
5. Valuable diploma
After successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Bachelor's or Master's degree from an outstanding university and you will have gained critical skills and an insight into research and practice within your own subject area.
6. Build a valuable network
By studying at Radboud University, you ensure yourself of the opportunity to build a powerful professional network of valuable contacts. Naturally, you will become part of our alumni network to stay closely connected to your fellow classmates and professors.
7. Career prospects
Studies have shown that people who have studied abroad are more internationally minded, are better at problem solving and making decisions, are tolerant, open minded and curious about new challenges. At Radboud University, we stimulate and support you to develop these qualities which will greatly increase your chances of success in the job market.
8. Historically and culturally rich city
Studying in Nijmegen means living in the oldest city of the Netherlands, where you can find Roman ruins and modern architecture side by side.
9. Greenest campus in the Netherlands
The Radboud campus in Nijmegen is considered to be the greenest and most beautiful in the Netherlands. Also, it is one of the very few study locations in the Netherlands where you can live on campus.
10. Prime location
You can take advantage of the favourable location of Nijmegen. Major European cities like Amsterdam, Cologne and Brussels are just a train ride away and via the many nearby airports you are well connected to the rest of Europe.
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