Utrecht UniversityCommitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.
As a large and multifaceted international knowledge centre of academic and scientific excellence, the University's core mission is to:
- educate young people
- train new generations of researchers
- produce academics who have both specialist knowledge and professional skills
- conduct groundbreaking research
- address social issues and work towards solving them
Utrecht University's strategy is laid down in the 2009-2013 Strategic Plan. The University aims to sustain its position as a research institution of the highest international quality, to provide clear research focus areas with a particularly interdisciplinary approach, and to take the lead in implementing the Bologna principles into its teaching programmes. More information on the outlines of the plan.
Code of conduct for scientific practice
All employees of Utrecht University who are involved in academic teaching and research are responsible for supporting academic integrity.
The Code of Conduct for scientific practice (pdf) contains the principles to be observed by all academic scholars: scrupulousness, reliability, verifiability, impartiality and independence. More information: website staff.
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