Utrecht, State University of

university, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Dutch  Rijksuniversiteit Te Utrecht,  

      state-supported coeducational institution of higher learning founded in 1636 at Utrecht, Neth. In the 17th and 18th centuries Utrecht attracted many foreign students, especially from England and Scotland. James Boswell, Samuel Johnson's biographer, studied law at Utrecht (1763–64).

      The largest Netherlands state university, Utrecht has faculties of theology, law, medicine, science, arts, veterinary medicine, and social sciences, among others. It offers interdisciplinary programs in geography and pre-history.

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