With over 1,000 beds and more than 10,000 employees the University Medical Center Utrecht is one of the largest academic centers in the Netherlands. Patient care and biomedical research are closely linked, which creates an environment where scientific advancements quickly move from bench to bedside. Advancements that improve patients’ lives and that matter internationally.
The scientific output from the UMC Utrecht has a 1.53 citation score between 1998 and 2009. This implies a scientific impact 53% higher than world average. The faculty of medicine from Utrecht University, which transferred five degree programs to UMC Utrecht, comprises over 3,500 bachelor and master students in medicine, biomedical sciences and clinical health sciences.