Are you curious, entrepreneurial, intellectually versatile, socially responsible? Do you want to get more out of your Master's programme, and learn to work across disciplinary boundaries to both research and actively (co-)create innovative initiatives that will make the world a slightly better place? Then the Young Innovators programme might be of interest to you!

The programme

Utrecht University offers the Young Innovators programme to creative and ambitious Master's students who are keen to put their academic skills into practice for the common good. The Young Innovators programme is a selective 15 EC honours course at graduate level, to be taken on top of any Master's programme.

The programme will focus on exploring and designing innovations in three areas:

  • Sustainable innovations in health
  • Sustainable innovations in the economy
  • Sustainable innovations in urban living

Application 2019 - 2020

Application 2019 - 2020 is open from June 2019.

To get in, you must have a record of accomplishment that convinces us that you have what it takes to take on and thrive in a programme of this kind and write an application letter. See for more information about the study programme, admission and other matters.