Relation with Utrecht University
University College Roosevelt is a financially independent institution for higher education, wholly specialized in offering outstanding undergraduate education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences tradition. Quality control, curriculum development, and awarding of degrees are done together with renowned Utrecht University.
UCR graduates receive an Utrecht University Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree, are students of that great university and have access to its facilities. Many UCR graduates continue their education at Utrecht University. UCR is accredited under the same label as its sister college, University College Utrecht (UCU), which pioneered Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Netherlands. UCR and UCU had the same founding Dean, prof. dr. Hans Adriaansens, the founding father of the English-taught Liberal Arts colleges in the Netherlands.
University Colleges Roosevelt’s Dean and full professors are all professors at Utrecht University as well. Their research is embedded in Utrecht University’s excellent research institutes.