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Interview with Radboud University’s Executive Board

“Radboud University wants to contribute to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for everyone”, says Daniël Wigboldus, chair of the Executive Board. “In so doing, we want to be significant both regionally and internationally.

Mission, vision, strategy and core values

Radboud University contributes to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all.

How Radboud University makes a difference

Radboud University wants to contribute to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for everyone.

Education is more than study credits

Through quality, commitment and personal contact in our education, we aim to ensure that students develop into critically-minded scholars capable of taking on responsible positions that make a positive contribution to society.

Our research: driven by curiosity

We conduct high-quality and internationally accredited academic research with a focus on collaboration and pushing the boundaries of our knowledge. To ensure that this continues, we also kept academic freedom and curiosity high on our agenda in 2022.

Our impact: involved in the world

Our ambition is to take a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to solving diverse issues of social relevance. We do so via our research, but also by being meaningful to society in other ways.

Students and staff: engaged with each other

We want to be an inclusive university where students and staff inspire and challenge one another, a university that invests in the continuous development and wellbeing of its students and staff.

The added value of our campus

Our (digital) campus should be a sustainable and safe space that is conducive to studying, working, collaboration and interaction. For part of 2022, that in-person interaction was impossible.

A future-proof financial position

A strong and balanced financial position ensures the continuity of education and research.

Our organisation: on the move

Since 1 January 2021, both organisations have been incorporated into their own foundations.

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